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President Martin Van Buren Wreath Laying Ceremony

New York Army National Guard Brigadier General Raymond Shields, Assistant Adjutant General and Command Sgt. Major David Piwowarski marked the 234th birthday of President Martin Van Buren by laying a wreath at Van Buren's grave site in Kinderhook New York on Monday, Dec. 5.The annual event recognizes the former President Martin Van Buren, a Columbia County native who died on July 24, 1862 in Kinderhook, N.Y. He was born on Dec. 5, 1782.The United States Military honors former presidents by laying wreaths presented by the current president at their gravesites on the anniversary of their birth.

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