Brighton Re-Dedicates Civil War Headstone

November 17, 2014 - School Uniform

November 9, 2014

11/9/14- Locals marched behind into time to respect Veterans Day by rededicating a gravestone of a Civil War Lieutenant that was also a Brighton resident. The headstone, located in a aged Village Cemetery subsequent to a Mill Pond, weighs 500 pounds and has been damaged for some time now. The pen of where Lt. Colonel John Gilluly was laid to rest was renovated as partial of a plan from a Brighton Area Historical Society. The multitude works Jun by Oct to revive exploding tombstones and keep chronological pieces. Community members walked in a march down Main Street Saturday morning that finished with a rite in a tomb to exhibit a headstone. Jim Muzzin, Mayor for a City of Brighton, attended a eventuality and tells WHMI Brighton is unapproachable of a history. The decoration was a twin bid of a Historical Society and Howell’s Sons of a Union veterans group. A Civil War rope resolved a rite by behaving in uniform with authentic instruments. The Brighton Area Historical Society has been operative for a final dual years on what they design is a 10 year plan to correct a headstones in a aged Village Cemetery. (DK)

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