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New Rumley Ohio
Custer Observance
June 1st 2013 – 11:00 am

general-custer-300The observance of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War continues with
1863 – The Year of Decision “, the program for the Custer Observance beginning at 11:00 a at the Custer Monument and later at the Custer Museum and Center in New Rumley on Ohio Route 646.

David Lamiell will be firing his exact replica of the 1862 Gatling Gun that he built six years ago from the original patent drawings of Dr. Richard Gatling. Also a Civil War cannon will be fired on Custer Monument Grounds.

Steve Ball will be back to perform. His program will narrate the creation of many of the popular tunes of the Civil War period and includes interesting tales about the people who wrote them.

After Steve Ball’s program, the Custer Memorial Association’s own General Custer [ aka Rick Williams ] will be talking of his exploits during the third year of the war to include the Gettysburg campaign.

Also on display in the museum will be detailed working models of Civil War artillery pieces handcrafted by Mr. Ron Kimble of Dover, Oh. His display will include explanations on the organization and use of artillery during the war.

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Larry Bertolino

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Larry Bertolino is a 31 year old, U.S Navy Veteran and currently sitting on the board of Directors for the Harrison County Chamber of Commerce, as well as Harrison County Rural Transit.
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