U.S. soldiers killed in Mexican-American War come home after 170 years 

Remains thought to be those of U.S. troops who died in the Mexican-American War have been flown to a military mortuary in Delaware in an effort to determine whether they belonged to militia members of a Tennessee regiment known as ‘The Bloody First.’An Army twin-engine turbotrop bearing two aluminum cases topped by American flags arrived Wednesday afternoon at Dover Air Force Base, home to the nation’s largest military mortuary. White-gloved members of the 3rd Infantry ‘Old Guard’ unit, which stands vigil at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery near the nation’s capital, solemnly transferred the cases to a vehicle bound for the mortuary.

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