Chapter 268 Restores Civil War Memorial

Chapter 268 Restores Civil War Memorial, Joed Viera, Staff Photographer, The Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Chapter 268 has finished restoring a long-forgotten Civil War memorial featuring Lockport, NY soldiers in time for a Veterans Day re-dedication.

The chapter received funding from over 70 individuals and organizations totaling $2, 100 to repair the monument. Work on the memorial included upgrading the monument with a new foundation, and cleaning and reconstructing the existing stones.

The re-dedication ceremony at Glenwood Cemetery will include a wreath laying, speeches, a gun salute and Civil War re-enactors.


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