Friday, July 3, 2015

Service recalls 'fiercely patriotic' hero

Church bells rang and “Amazing Grace” was sung at Barker Commons in Fredonia, N.Y., where residents gathered for a memorial service for Battle of Gettysburg hero Alonzo Cushing, who died 152 years ago Friday. During the service last fall presenting the Medal of Honor, the county’s highest military honor, to Cushing’s relatives, President Obama said, “It is never too late to do the right thing.” • Article

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