Friday, April 21, 2006

U.S. Grant Days Celebration in Georgetown, OH

This Saturday is the 10th Annual Ulysess S. Grant Civil War Reenactment and Living History Celebration in nearby Georgetown, Ohio, featuring Morgan's Raid and the Battle of Buffington Island. The celebration honors the life of Ulysess S. Grant in his boyhood hometown. U.S. Grant (1822 – 1885) was the 18th President of the United States and achieved national fame as a hero of the American Civil War, in which he commanded Union forces as a general and forced the surrender of Robert E. Lee.

The celebration includes Civil War re-enactors, period music & displays, a Civil War Ball, and much, much more. A full listing of the scheduled events can be found here. The celebration kicks off at 9 am and last until 11 pm. There will also be an 1860s church service on Sunday at the Georgetown United Methodist Church. Contact 937-378-4222 for more details or visit www.usgrantboyhoodhome.org

posted at 4:33 PM by Jeremy Parnell

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