MCIGS Monthly Meeting The GAR
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McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society hosts Diana Kenney’s presentation, “The GAR, Grand Army of the Republic – When Johnny Comes Marching Home.”Join Crystal Lake Historical Society President, Ms. Kenney, as she shares stories of soldiers. Men from McHenry County numbering 2,533 answered President Lincoln’s call for volunteers to fight for our nation during the Civil War. Sadly, 1 out of six did not return alive. But many did come home to lead interesting and productive lives.