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Chautauqua County Represented at Battle of Gettysburg

2013 marks the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg (July 1-3, 1863). To commemorate the anniversary of what many consider the most important battle to ever take place in the Western Hemisphere, we spent July 1 through July 3 … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Event to Aid Civil War Relic

A valuable piece of Chautauqua County’s Civil War history will be on display at the Bicentennial History Fair in an effort to raise funds for its restoration. The relic, a silk banner from Westfield’s 9th New York Cavalry, is rarely shown because of its fragile condition. Restoration efforts have been led by the 9th New York Cavalry, Company F Living History Group, who have raised about one third of the money needed to stop the banner from further deterioration… Continue reading

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