Marching through history: Volunteers retrace steps of women, children deported during Civil War
by Ricky Leroux
July 13, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
MARIETTA — Drivers on Powder Springs Street saw an unusual sight Saturday: women and children wearing Civil War attire marching in the street. In order to experience a part of Marietta history, about 70 women and children walked more than half a mile Saturday to commemorate the forced removal of hundreds of mill workers 150 years ago in the March of the Women and Children. In 1864, more than 400 women and children — and some men — who w...
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