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Focus on History: Civil War battles remembered

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Montgomery County has been remembering the Civil War at several events this week. Today is Camp Mohawk Day at the old courthouse in Fonda from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Men from Montgomery, Fulton and Saratoga counties responded to President Abraham Lincoln’s call for 300,000 volunteers 150 years ago in the summer of 1862. The local area met its quota in one month. The men gathered for training in a field north of Fonda called ...

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