Jim Field speaks with Barbara Butcher with the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War about a Gravestone Dedication Ceremony for Civil War Veteran William John Pickerall that will begin at 1:30 pm on April 19th at the Graceland Cemetery in Avoca. The ceremony will be conducted by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, with assistance from the Avoca American Legion and Avoca Boy Scouts. Lunch and socializing will follow at the Avoca Historical Museum. If you enjoy history, then you won’t want to miss this Civil War re-enactment honoring the memory of a local veteran. The Avoca Historical Society is sponsoring the event. All interested ages are welcome to attend!
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