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Honoring the Veterans of Licking County, Ohio

  • Cover illustration shows Newark Ohio's WWI soldier statue with Cedar Hill Cemetery in the background.
  • Civil War veterans gather for a reunion in 1890 on the banks of the Great Circle Earthwork in Newark, Ohio.
  • Newark, Ohio native, John Clem was one of the youngest boys to ever serve in the Army. Known as the "Drummer Boy of Chickamauga," he became a legend in his own time.
  • A group of women from Licking County, Ohio, that banded together to provide help for wounded soldiers during the Civil War. The young boy at the right is none other than little John Clem.
  • A map of the prehistoric Octagon Earthworks showing Camp McKinley with its firing range. These earthworks are now occupied by a golf course.
  • The old Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Building in downtown Newark, Ohio, Also home of the Auditorium Theater.
  • A statue of John Clem now graces the grounds of the Sixth Street Park in downtown Newark, Ohio.
Price:
$19.95
ISBN:
978-0964780064


Product Description

Co-authored by Aaron and Nathan Keirns.

From the Revolutionary War to today's conflicts in the Middle East, the men and women of Licking County, Ohio, have always answered the call to duty. This book honors those who served. Contains chapters on the areas's rich military heritage, local Medal of Honor reciepients, famous Newark Ohio native, Johnny Clem - The Drummer Boy of Chickamauga, and a visual guide to the county's statues, monuments and plaques honoring military veterans.

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