Spring Grove Events

July 2018

FULL**Civil War History

7/28/2018 |  9:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Location: Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum

The Civil War took place from April 15, 1861 to August 20, 1866. Keep in mind that Spring Grove was founded almost 20 years BEFORE the Civil War started. The reason that there are so many soldiers buried in SG is because of the many Civil War hospitals in this area. Most soldiers died from wounds or disease and were eventually buried here. A lot of the bodies were buried at Camp Dennison, on the east side of town. About 40 bodies were reinterred outside of SG. There are 40 Union Civil War generals and 1 Confederate Colonel buried in SG. 

**There is no charge for these tours.  We do ask that you bring a DONATED ITEM that will benefit Matthew 25 Ministries – personal care and hygiene supplies, cleaning supplies, and non-perishable food items. 

Tours last 50-60 minutes.

Registration is open.

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