TITLE

A Surprising Civil War Dedication

AUTHOR(S)
Schuessler, Mark
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
American Digger;Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a dedication ceremony of a brass plaque held at the National Cemetery of the Pacific in Hawaii on August 26, 2010. The plaque is a tribute to 100 documented Hawaiians who travelled across the ocean and fought in the U.S. Civil War. Hawaii did not become a U.S. state until 1959. Organized by the Hawaii Civil War Round Table, the memorial and ceremony included the Presentation of Colorsby the U.S. Marine Corps, music performed by the royal Hawaiian Band and a 21-gun salute.
ACCESSION #
71855762

 

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