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Tagged as: Civil War sesquicentennial event, Columbus (OH), dedication, Franklin County, Green Lawn Cemetery, memorial service, Ohio Army National Guard, Ohio Civil War 150 Advisory Committee, Ohio Historical Society.
|July 21, 2012|
|10:00 am||to||11:30 am|
Commemorating Ohio’s Boys In Blue
Please join us as we commemorate the lives of 26 Civil War soldiers buried in Green Lawn Cemetery (Southwest Columbus) who were recently marked with military grave markers for the first time.
As part of Military Appreciation Day hosted by the Ohio Historical Society, the program will include remarks from Centennial High School students who have been working on this extensive research project since January, members of the Ohio Civil War 150 Advisory Committee, individuals from the Ohio Historical Society, and Franklin County Veterans Commissioner Larry W. Roberts.
The Ohio Army National Guard will be provide memorial services during the program, which will begin with a poignant blessing by Reverend Emeritus Leon Troy, Sr. from Second Baptist Church. The program will begin in Section 33 and conclude in Section 51.
Seating will be available for those who need it and the program will begin promptly at 10 a.m. Please come as we commemorate the anniversary of the Civil War and the impact these men had on our state and nation! Afterwards, join us back at the Ohio Village for more Military Appreciation Day events.
Location: Green Lawn Cemetery, 1000 Greenlawn Avenue, Columbus, OH 43223
Sponsor: Ohio Historical Society, Ohio Civil War 150 Advisory Committee, and Green Lawn Cemetery
Details: Free and open to the public.
Contact: Amanda Nelson, firstname.lastname@example.org/ email@example.com