Perkins said the memorial features the names of those killed in action from as far back as the middle 1800s.
“I recently had a person comment on our Facebook the other day after posting a death back in 1951 and she posted that it was her great-grandfather,” Perkins said.
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The organization is planning future fundraising events to do needed repair work on the memorial and to continue events like Sunday’s memorial.
“Events like this do cost some money, so we’re going to continue that [fundraising]…sadly, one of these days I’m sure we’ll have to add another name and we’d like to have money in reserve for that,” Perkins said.
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