Nathan Hickock of Danbury was one of 1522 Civil War Medal of Honor winners. Hickock’s valor included capturing a Confederate flag. In 2004 the City of Danbury recognized this veteran with a ceremony and dedication of a plaque at the War Memorial. Read more about Hickock in the News Times article.
The 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War is being recognized at the library with One Book One Lake events including movies: Gettysburg on 7/11 and Glory on 7/18 and Civil War author Jeff Shaara’s appearance at the Ives Concert Hall on July 25th.