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A Special Mother’s Day Tribute at Ellwood Manor – Sunday, May 8

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Milbrey-by-Dale-BrownPlease join us as we read aloud from letters written by Civil War
soldiers to their mothers, wives, and grandmothers as a special Mother’s Day tribute.

Readings will take place at 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M.

Visitors can enjoy live Civil War era music played by *Evergreen Shade*,who will perform between the reading of the letters and again after the 2:00 P.M. reading.

Also present will be noted Civil War living historian *Patrick Dunigan*,
portraying General Gouverneur Kemble Warren, who commanded the 5th Corps
of the Union Army of Potomac. Warren established his headquarters at
Ellwood during the Battle of the Wilderness. Mr. Dunigan, from
Pemberton, N.J., has been a living historian for 30 years.
Additionally, he is a member of the Officers for the Union, Civilians of
Gettysburg and the Union Patriotic League. He also is a Civil War dancer
and teaches dance to elementary school children in Lumberton, N.J.

The house will be open from 10:00 A.M. – to 5:00 P.M. and Friends of
Wilderness Battlefield volunteer interpreters will be available to talk
with visitors and answer questions.

Light refreshments will be provided throughout the day.

Event is free and open to the public.

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