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Native American remains exhumed from Carlisle cemetery do not match Native American boy, U.S. Army says.

Remains exhumed from a cemetery at the Carlisle Barracks do not belong to the Native American teenager recorded to have been buried there.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

As Mother Bethel burial ground gets historical marker, community reflects on those forgotten

The Bethel Burying Ground is considered one of the country’s first independent cemeteries for free African-Americans.

By Emily Scott/WHYY

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‘Finally at rest’: Unclaimed veterans buried with help from a former Pa. coroner’s office intern and reporters

Washington Crossing National Cemetery in Bucks County performs military burials for veterans whose remains were never claimed. This service for the “unattended” started almost a decade ago.

By Ximena Conde/WHYY