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Facial reconstructions of the two sailors of the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor are seen on display March 6, 2012, in the auditorium of the United States Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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Two Civil War sailors from USS Monitor are buried at Arlington

WASHINGTON — One hundred and fifty years after their Civil War ironclad sank, two unknown sailors from the Monitor were buried at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday. Burial came a year after officials in Washington unveiled forensic reconstructions of the sailors' faces in an unsuccessful attempt to learn their identities.


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