Army chiefs say the villagers were killed by Rohingya militants who also attacked police outposts.
They say this justifies a brutal crackdown which has seen 480,000 people from the minority sect flee across the border to Bangladesh in a month.
The newly-weds, who both work for an interfaith organisation, have now flown off to Miriam's hometown of Texas to spend the rest of their lives together.
Kalavati said: 'I met Miriam when I was approximately 26 years old.'I went to America on a training course and we were doing diversity work and training and that's where I met Miriam Jefferson.'Marriage is very important to me.
I grew up in a very traditional household, and really value the traditions and the culture.'To me, I wanted to spend my life with someone, in a union.
Some of the rituals that you do in a wedding are very important.
Speaking to media on the army-led press trip, Maung Ba, a 32-year-old Hindu, said several of his relatives were among those brutally murdered.'I identified them based on their clothes and body shape,' he said solemnly.The army and government have also sought to highlight the suffering of other ethnic groups swept up in the unrest, such as Rakhine Buddhists and Hindus.On Wednesday the army flew journalists to the place where the mass graves of 45 Hindu villagers.Myanmar troops have uncovered the bodies of 45 Hindu villagers as the army accused Rohingya Muslims of carrying out a massacre.Soldiers say they are still searching for another 48 missing Hindus who are feared dead after the discovery of mass graves in Rakhine state containing skeletal remains, including of women and children.And after getting her family's blessing the couple then struggled to find a Hindu priest to conduct the ceremony.