Fallen Heroes: Sgt. York, Arlington National Cemetery horse born in Jamesport

Sgt. York has served as the riderless horse

Sgt. York has served as the riderless horse in thousands of ceremonies, including escorting the casket of President Ronald Reagan. (Credit: News 12)

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