Hero of the Battle of Gettysburg Speaks - March 7, 2012
Hear first-hand about the battle of Gettysburg as described by Captain John Lonergan, who received the Medal of Honor for gallantry in the crucial fight. Portrayed in full uniform by William L. McKone, author of Lonerganís biography Vermontís Irish Rebel, the captain will tell about the exploits of his Irish company, Vermontís only ethnic unit, as well as the two invasions of Canada by the Fenian Brotherhood.
Sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, the program at River Arts in Morrisville takes place at 1:30 PM on March 7, followed by a meeting of the Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Round Table discussion group at 3 PM. Lecture fee of $5 or membership in Osher; round table free and open to the public. For more information, contact Bill McKone at (802) 644-2433 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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