On October 28th, Post 2475 will host a ceremony to commemorate the award of the Medal of Honor to Lester Archer of Ft Ann. In the Civil War, Archer served in the NY 196th Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor Posthumously as he was later Killed in action.
Civil War re-en actors, Various local officials, Abe Lincoln and Veterans Organizations will hopefully do proper honors to this local hero.
This event will be held at Pine View Cemetery at 11 am on Saturday, October 28th.
Everyone is welcome who are attending to pay proper respects.