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Dinniman to Hold Event Honoring 97th Civil War Infantry
WEST CHESTER (August 25) – State Senator Andy Dinniman will hold a special event to honor the soldiers of the 97th Civil War Infantry on Sunday, October 5 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Marshall Square Park in West Chester.
The event, which Senator Dinniman is hosting in conjunction with West Chester Borough’s Department of Parks and Recreation, will feature reenactment activities by the 97th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry and the Sons of the Union Veterans. There will be tables of historical memorabilia and education opportunities, a Civil War encampment, a drilling session and a memorial ceremony with guest speakers.
The event will offer an excellent opportunity to learn about the bravery, heroism and sacrifice of the soldiers of the 97th Infantry and to honor all those who continue to serve our nation. It is free and open to the public. The event will be held rain or shine.