Click on title to link to the story of Sunday, October 4, 2009 seen on Cleveland television station, WKYC, about a Civil War Monument that was struck and knocked down several months ago at the cemetery in Atwater, Ohio that has now been restored.
The monument at the Atwater Cemetery was erected to commemorate the service and life of John H. Grate, who was the last living Civil War veteran of Portage County at the time of his death.
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Link to Memorial page for John H. Grate on "Findagrave.com":
Link to the Atwater Cemetery's main page on "Findagrave.com":
Link to the "Grate Day" activities planned for Saturday, October 10, 2009 in Atwater, Ohio as found on the website for the Atwater Historical Society: