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NH Veterans News: Civil War historian visiting Epping


June 06. 2018 9:25PM
Litchfield Community Church celebrated Memorial Day in its own way by having a bake sale after the Litchfield Memorial Day service. Popcorn and baked goods were sold, and the profit was shared with the veterans at Liberty House. From left are Bill Zarakotas, Liberty House staff; Rev. Dr. Lori Wiley, Litchfield Community Church pastor; Jennifer Marr, Litchfield Community Church elder; and Jeff Nelson, Liberty House executive director. (Liberty House)



The Henry W. Moore School in Candia held a Memorial Day program Friday, May 25. George LaBranche, who served as an Army Combat Engineer in the 1st Infantry Division during the Vietnam War, addressed the students and staff on the front lawn during the ceremony. (Courtesy)

EPPING — The Civil War Roundtable of New Hampshire has a special guest visiting Friday.

Dr. A. Wilson Greene, a Civil War historian who has recently retired from Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier, has a new book on the Battle of Petersburg and will highlight that battle with a talk on the Battle of the Crater.

The event begins at 7:15 p.m. at the Epping Town Hall, 157 Main St. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. It is free, but donations are encouraged.

The Civil War Roundtable of New Hampshire, founded in May 1991, is a nonprofit that meets in Epping; all are welcome. For more info, visit www.cwrt-nh.org.

Post 27

LONDONDERRY — On June 14, Flag Day, American Legion Post 27 will host a flag retirement ceremony beginning at 6:30 p.m. The public is welcome to drop off any unserviceable flags.


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