Morgan’s Raid topic

Alice Whitehill will present “The Day the Civil War Came to Our Backyard” when the Salem Historical Society meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Dale Shaffer Library meeting room. She will discuss the trail of Confederate Brigadier General John Morgan, who, in the summer of 1863, led a 1,000 mile raid up the Ohio River deep into Union territory. Whitehill is a volunteer with the Friends of Beaver Creek State Park and a past employee of the Western Reserve Historical Society working at Loghurst in Canfield. She is also a history enthusiast taking special interest in Civil War history. Guests and members will be greeted by Judy White. Refreshments will be provided by Andrew Null, Ginger Grilli and Steve Faber. For more information call 330-337-8514. (Submitted photo)

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