The Luzerne Man Who Fought on both Sides of the Civil War Thursday June 27th, 2019 at 7:00 pm
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The Luzerne Man Who Fought on both Sides of the Civil War
The American Civil War was far from a simple affair, for many it was a complex issue that split families and communities, forcing individuals to make hard choices. Join Hadley-Lake Luzerne Historical Society Board Member Ben Kemp as we explore the incredibly unusual tale of Hugh Clemons. Find out the circumstances that brought a man born in New York into the service of the Confederate army and how he eventually ended up on the other side of the fight. We will discover how he was regarded when he returned to his native Luzerne after the war and the role he played in the community.