Monday, June 25, 2018

Plaque honors soldier who died at age 99

It’s been more than 78 years since Maryland soldier Jacob Andrew Snively died at age 99. Yet about 20 people gathered Sunday at his grave site in Rose Hill Cemetery to recognize the man who is believed to be the last surviving military member from either side of the Civil War to live in Washington County. “If you stop remembering, then they’ll forget them,” Union descendants group member George Chapman said. • Article

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