Roger Sherman Chapter, DAR chaplain Marcella Martin offers the invocation at the start of the ceremony.
The ceremony at Center Cemetery honored Pvt. Samuel Phillips and Pvt. Jeruel Phillips, two African-American soldiers from New Milford.
“To see the outpouring of community support,” said Denise Doring VanBuren, president general of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. “This does my heart good.”