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September 18, 2018

Wreath laying at Oswego County 147th’s monument Set In Gettysburg

On July 1, the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Oswego Town Historian George R. DeMass will officiate at a wreath-laying ceremony at the Oswego County 147th monument in Gettysburg.

The 147th New York volunteers, Oswego County’s own, was heavily engaged in the three-day battle.

The monument is located by the railroad cut on Buford Ave. in the village.

The ceremony is set for 11 a.m.

DeMass particiapted in a similar ceremony 50 years ago as part of the Oswego County  Civil War Centennial Commitee chaired by Francis T. Riley.

For more information please call 315-420-0000.

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