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"The 1922 US Marine March Through Frederick" by Jim Rada

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Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Local author, Jim Rada will be discussing his newest book _The Last to Fall: The 1922 March, Battles, & Deaths of U.S. Marines at Gettysburg_. In 1922, more than a quarter of the U.S. Marine Corps came through Frederick County on their way to Gettysburg. Along the way, the Marines were greeted by crowds and they camped at both the Frederick Fairgrounds and Hooker Lewis' farm in Thurmont going to and returning from Gettysburg. In Gettysburg, they conducted battle re-enactments both historically and with modern military equipment.

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