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By Brian Hess
Staff Writer 

Martinsburg Man Working on Memorial to Cove's Civil War Soldiers


March 26, 2020

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Above is an artist's rendition of the memorial recognizing Morrisons Cove soldiers who fought in the Civil War. The memorial will be designed by Randy Stoltz and permanently placed at Morrisons Cove Memorial Park. The monument will feature the names of the 73 soldiers from the Cove who fought in the Civil War. Stoltz has verified the names at Gettysburg.

Randy Stoltz of Martinsburg is working on a project that will bring recognition to Memorial Park of the more than 70 soldiers from Morrisons Cove who fought in the Civil War.

Stoltz, who wrote a book about the Civil War and Morrisons Cove, plans to erect a monument with engraved names of the 73 soldiers from the Cove who fought in the war. He has verified the soldiers' names at the Gettysburg Battlefield.

According to Stoltz, the monument will be about 6 feet tall from the ground up. The area featuring the names will be black polished marble that will measure 28 inches wide by 3 feet high....

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