Ron Gray http://wuis.org en Remembering Jacksonville's Civil War Hero http://wuis.org/post/remembering-jacksonvilles-civil-war-hero <p>Before Gen. Benjamin Grierson won acclaim for his <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grierson%27s_Raid">tactical raid</a> that helped the Union forces take Vicksburg.&nbsp; But before then, he was a music teacher in Jacksonville.&nbsp; This weekend, the community’s annual event to honor Grierson takes place.&nbsp;&nbsp; Plenty of free events that tie history and entertainment together are part of <a href="http://www.griersonsociety.com/">Grierson Days.</a></p><p>Ron Gray coordinates the festival:</p><p></p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 14:33:18 +0000 Sean Crawford 4209 at http://wuis.org Remembering Jacksonville's Civil War Hero