Coventry readies for annual Civil War remembrance

COVENTRY – The iconic navy blue uniforms of the soldiers who saved this great union from destruction 147 years ago will once again grace Chenango County Sunday as the lives of Civil War veterans from the area are commemorated. Eight years ago, concern over the lack of proper honor that Chenango Civil War Veterans had received sparked members of the Coventry community into action. On the behalf of the long-dead soldiers, Coventry history enthusiasts contacted the proper authorities in an effort to procure honorary Civil War cemetery markers.

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