Civil War veteran to be honored May 22

Dedication is open to the public.

The Pioneer Cemetery is located at 62203 Otter Tail County Highway 144, Wadena (Bluffton Township). Submitted photo

Civil War veteran Private Frank Fairbrother’s sacrifice at Gettysburg in 1863 will be honored at a dedication ceremony of a memorial granite bench at Pioneer Cemetery, 62203 Otter Tail County Highway 144, Wadena (Bluffton Township) on Saturday, May 22 at 10:30 a.m.

Trinity Lutheran Church pastor Kirk Douglas and American Legion Post 116, New York Mills, will participate in the program. The Pioneer Cemetery Association invites the public to attend the dedication ceremony.

Private Frank Fairbrother will be honored May 22 with a dedication ceremony in Pioneer Cemetery. Image courtesy Find a Grave

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