The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Lt. Cmdr. Edward Lea U.S.N.-Camp and the John B. Hood Camp #50 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans joined together Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at Trinity Episcopal Cemetery in Galveston to mark the 155th anniversary of the  Jan. 1,1863 Battle of Galveston. The Civil War battle, fought on both sea and land, resulted in the Confederacy expelling occupying Union troops from Galveston.


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