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Tallmadge veterans topic of Feb. 18 Civil War Society meeting

Published: February 16, 2014 12:00 AM

Tallmadge veterans topic of Feb. 18

Civil War Society meeting

John Gurnish will discuss some of Ohio's finest heroes at the next meeting of the Tallmadge Civil War Society scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at the Old Town Hall on Tallmadge Circle.

Gurnish's address, "The Last Tallmadge Veterans," will detail Civil War veterans buried in the city. Ohio regiments played important roles in some of the best-known Civil War battles, including Gettysburg, Chickamauga, and others.

Gurnish is a retired Ellet High School instructor and a longtime Civil War researcher. He graduated from the University of Akron with a degree in education and earned a master's degree from Kent State University.

Attendance is free and open to the public.


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