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An Anishinabe Soldier in the Civil War, Friday, May 30th, 11:45am – 1:00pm, Senior Service Main Building, 4700 Dublin Ave.

This fascinating talk will focus on Sergeant Thomas Kechittigo (Chetego) of Company K, an all Indian company, who served in the First Regiment, Michigan Sharpshooters.  Thomas was well liked by all who knew him and was at home with some of the well-known lumber barons of Michigan as well as with the men of his Civil War G.A.R. post.  A recognized soldier and a skilled lumberjack, he and his wife, the daughter of one of a well-known trader in Michigan, were faithful members of the Grayling Methodist Church.

For Lunchtime Learners programs, aim to arrive by 11:30am in Trailside and after your table is called, take your lunch into room 160. The talk will begin close to 11:45am as possible and end by 1:00pm. Space is limited in the room, so please call ahead to reserve your spot and register for lunch at 633-3700. Lunches are by donation to those over 60 or $5 for those under 60.