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 Post subject: John Dragan Memorial
PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2020 6:35 pm 
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Sisters and Brothers of the American Civil War Game Club

Derald Riggs and I attended a virtual Memorial Service for John Dragan last Sunday. We each gained a greater insight into the complexity of this man in his capacity as being a human being.

The next day Derald made a contribution to the American Battlefield Trust in John's name.

https://www.battlefields.org/

Also Derald and I have purchased a brick in John's name at the Main Street Gettysburg Project:

https://www.mainstreetgettysburg.org/buy-a-brick

We miss our friend but now know his name is linked to American History by preserving history.

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 Post subject: Re: John Dragan Memorial
PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2020 10:53 pm 
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Excellent tribute.

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 Post subject: Re: John Dragan Memorial
PostPosted: Sat Sep 12, 2020 12:25 pm 
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Derald and David <salute>

A fitting tribute indeed.

Do either of you have a photograph of John? I would very much like to see a picture of this vaunted warrior and perhaps also, a Club tribute to him that would include his motto the club has embraced and this photograph could be established in the Memorial Page.

With very best regards

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 Post subject: Re: John Dragan Memorial
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Well done Gentlemen, very thoughtful and fitting. <SALUTE>

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 Post subject: Re: John Dragan Memorial
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A really wonderful tribute guys! Thanks for honoring him this way.

When I go to Gettysburg in November, I'll locate it and take a photo.

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Very fitting gentlemen...salute!


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 Post subject: Re: John Dragan Memorial
PostPosted: Tue Nov 17, 2020 10:54 pm 
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You guys humble me with your actions. I still miss him.

Highest Regards,

Jim

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