The Impact of War
Tradition dating to Civil War sends PA soldiers off to battle
October 1, 2008
Members of the National Guard are more than soldiers. They are fire fighters, teachers, and grocery store owners - people who are sorely missed in rural Pennsylvania. The small, central Pennsylvania town of Bellefonte has a farewell ritual stretching back to the Civil War. As part of our Impact of War series, WPSU's Cynthia Berger files this report.