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VA Secretary Bob McDonald meets some Civil War veterans at Togus

Before speaking with the press as the 150th anniversary festivities got underway at the Togus VA Hospital in Chelsea on September 17, Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald visited with some Civil War veterans buried in the West Cemetery. The guy who has made some 50 jumps as an Army paratrooper met a few […]

Volunteers honor Jewett Williams during a September 17 memorial service at Togus

Gathered between a Confederate re-enactor’s tent and the brushy edge of a mown field at the Togus VA Hospital complex in Chelsea, some 30-35 people gathered to conduct a memorial service for Pvt. Jewett B. Williams on Saturday, Sept. 17. The service took place as part of the Maine Living History Association encampment held at […]