$5K reward offered for stolen Civil War gravestones in Hawkins County

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A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered after two civil war soldiers’ gravestones were stolen.

This happening in Hawkins County. The man offering the reward says the gravestones were taken from his property off Beech Grove Road.

We’re told the crime happened sometime between March 21 and 29.

One stone belonged to the grave marked Peter Couch, the other laying nearby and was marked “Couch.”

Anyone with helpful information is asked to call the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office at 423-272-4848.

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