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Union County Commemorates the Civil War

ELIZABETH, NJ – The Union County Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee is collecting historic artifacts for a commemorative exhibit they plan to display next year at the Union County Courthouse in Elizabeth. The committee met last month to examine documents from the Civil War era. Pictured are: (seated) Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi, committee chairman, and Harold Scheidegger; (standing, left to right) Charles Shallcross, Richard Thompson, and David Walker. Anyone wishing to loan Civil War artifacts for the exhibit can contact committee member Katherine Craig at 908-282-7617. For further information about the Union County Civil War Committee, please call Ms. Rajoppi’s office, 908-527-4787. (Photo by Jim Lowney/County of Union).


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