The Mansfield Town Council took time before its meeting Tuesday to observe .
United States Navy veteran and council member Christopher Paulhus led off the ceremony with the Plege of Allegiance and followed with a tribute to verterans and active duty personnel.
"Teach the youth what Memorial Day is about," Paulhus said.
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"Say a prayer for the families who have lost a loved one or those who still have families in an area of confliect," he said.
"Pray they come back - your loved ones to celebrate Veterans Day, not Memorial Day."
The following is a list of Mansfield soldiers who served and died in the Civil War. The names were compiled in 2011 by Keith Wilson for the .
Samuel F. Barrows*
Theodore F. Bennett
Andrew H. Brown*
William H. Campbell
George H. Crosby
William H. Hall
Canfield J. Humphrey
George H. Hutchins
James K. Johnson
Henry N. Livermore**
Elijah F. Owen*
John A. Parker
Dwight P. Peck*
James M. Perkins
Orson M. Presbrey**
John L. Rathbone
Asa W. Rouse
Oliver E. Stearns***
Henry W. Thorne
William P. Traganse**
Daniel Travis, Jr. a/k/a Daniel Jones Jr.
Reuben E. Wilson
Whiting S. Wyllys
*Born in Mansfield but enlisted from elsewhere
**Buried in Mansfield but not born nor enlisted from Mansfield
***Born and buried in Mansfield but enlisted from another town