150th Anniversary of the Rhode Island Grand Army of the Republic – A Retrospective

Monday May 21st, 7pm @ Weaver

James P. McGuire, Commander of the Rhode Island Department, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW), will discuss the Department of Rhode Island Grand Army of the Republic (RIGAR), its role in the lives of veterans of the Civil War and the lives of widows and children of fallen comrades, and how the action of the organization, and sometimes its inaction, can still be felt today.  Join us in honor of Memorial Day.


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