Posted by Dwight Bachman on March 18, 2009 12:01 PM
Written by Allison Kelly
Willimantic, Conn. - "The Norwich Nine," a play written, produced and performed by EasternConnecticutStateUniversity students, will be performed at on April 19 in Eastern's Student Center Theatre. "The Norwich Nine" tells the story of nine Norwich men who fought in the Civil War, died at the Andersonville Prisoner of War camp in Andersonville, GA, and whose bodies were returned for burial with honors in the YanticCemetery in Norwich.
"The Norwich Nine" is part of a series of university events created to celebrate the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth.