Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Carroll County Veterans Memorial Park
1050 Newnan Rd, Carrollton, GA         678-246-8446

                      General John J Pershing      

David Shuey – Historian/Re-enactor

WWI Centennial Event
Saturday May 26 10:30am at the Carroll County Veterans Memorial Park
Guest Speaker – David Shuey (History Teller Productions, Newville, PA) appearing as General Pershing will be returning “by popular demand”.  This year he will deliver a speech about the ending of the Great War Nov. 11, 1918.  Check his website ------- www.history
Twenty two young soldiers from Carroll County that died in service during the war will be remembered. --- A new MIA feature in the park will be dedicated --- A NEW WWI Records program will be announced ---- Rifles will be fired – Taps played --- a wreath will be laid – the Flag  pledged – The National Anthem will be sung and the Carroll County Symphony wind ensemble will play period tunes  beginning at 10:30 with program at 11:00am.
4,272,500 US Service Members deployed to France
117,000 US Service Members KILLED
204,000 US Service Members WOUNDED
22 Carroll County Service Members KILLED

2.000 served from Carroll County


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