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Saugus man to be honored for restoring Civil War graves at Riverside Cemetery

Vietnam veteran Gordon Shepard on the steps to the Civil War memorial in Riverside Cemetery which he restored to its original condition. (FILE PHOTO | Spenser R. Hasak)
SAUGUS — Gordon Shepard has spent more than a decade serving those who have served. Now, he’s being recognized by a national Civil War descendents organization for his work.  Shepard, a U.S. Army veteran, completed a restoration project on the Civil War section of the cemetery in April.  The Vietnam veteran raised $12,000 and spent…

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