Gettysburg’s New Unity Park to be Dedicated July 5

Emerging Civil War

Here is a neat little story passed along to us by ECW’s Steward Henderson.

Andrew Adam, a 14-year-old honor student in the Cumberland Valley School District in Mechanicsburg, PA, is wrapping up work on his Eagle Scout project. He’s a candidate with Boys Scouts of America Troop 88.

As a Civil War Reenactor with the 1st PRVC (Pennsylvania Reserves Volunteer Corps), he reenacts as a Union drummer boy. For his Eagle Scout Project, he decided to commission a monument to drummer boys and musicians in the Civil War. “Surrounding the monument,” he says, “I am creating a small, symbolic park called Unity Park.”

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