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Remembering Civil War Soldiers

May 16, 2014
By Karen E. Livsey - Archivist , Post-Journal

One hundred and fifty years ago, men from this area were embroiled in the battles of the Civil War and the tedium of camp life between battles. Soon after they returned home, an organization, known as the Grand Army of the Republic, was organized for the Union veterans of the Civil War. It was in 1882 that Jamestown area veterans organized the James M. Brown Post No. 285, named for a local officer, Colonel James M. Brown, who was killed during the war.



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