Bells toll to commemorate battle
Bells will toll to
honor battle dead
Castleton Historical Society said bells at Federated Church will toll at 4 p.m. Monday to honor those who died in the Civil War Battle of the Wilderness and commemorate their sacrifice.
Monday is the 150th anniversary of the battle.
A total of 1,234 Vermonters from the First Vermont Brigade died during the battle, which was a turning point in the war.
Towns throughout Vermont are encouraged to ring their bells at 4 p.m.