Townsville council marks 150 year anniversary with reenactments of battle

Townsville council marks 150 year anniversary with reenactments of battle

Townsville council marks 150 year anniversary with reenactments of battle Photo: KAREN BLEIER/THE NEWS JOURNAL

Townsville Mayor Mark Hosey. Town Council also marks the anniversary, May 17th, with reenactments. Town Council also marks the anniversary,예스카지노 May 17th, with reenactments. Photo: Courtesy Of Town Of Hillsborough Public Library

An officer stands guard during the parade from the townhouse of Councilman J.T. McCauley. (window photo) An officer stands guard during the parade from the townhouse of Councilman J.T. McCauley. (window photo) Photo: Michael Conroy / Hearst Connecticut Media Buy photo

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A town hall takes place at the Town Hall on May 17, 2012 in Hillsborough. A town hall takes place at the Town Hall on May 17, 2012 in Hillsborough. Photo: Brian Combs/For The Register

This file photo shows Hillsborough’s first mayor J.T. McCauley. This file photo shows Hillsborough’s first mayor J.T. McCauley. Photo: Michael Conroy / Hearst Connecticut Media Buy photo

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Hillsborough held the Battle of Shiloh on May 17, 1815.

With the town of Hillsborough under siege from a rebel town in the north, Confederate General Robert E. Lee sent a fleet of battleships and a massive artillery barrage to attack the town, causing hundreds of casualties and leaving a trail of destruction across the small town of Hillsborough.

A group of people, with an uninspired military history, had chosen to share history during a town hall meeting Sunday evenin