File:Grand Army of the Republic Parade.jpg

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Modern photograph made from a glass plate negative depicting the parade by the Grand Army of the Republic at the opening of the Ohio Centennial Exposition in 1888. The parade was on North High Street in Columbus. The soldiers in the picture are from Cleveland, Ohio. The Centennial celebration was in honor of the 100th anniversary of the first settlers arriving in Marietta, Ohio in 1788. The Exposition formally opened on September 4, 1888. The Grand Army of the Republic was an organization for Civil War veterans who served in the Union Army.

Source

The Ohio Historical Society State Archives Series 1999, AL03297 from the Ohio Centennial Exposition Collection.

Date

9/18/2006 14:26

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