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James Christman, great-grandnephew of Army Pvt. William Christman, stands at his grave stone. Christman was the first hero buried in Arlington National Cemetery. (andrew harnik/the washington times)
Photo by: ANDREW HARNIK
James Christman, great-grandnephew of Army Pvt. William Christman, stands at his grave stone. Christman was the first hero buried in Arlington National Cemetery. (andrew harnik/the washington times)

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