Free and open to the public in the Wooster Branch of the Wayne County Public Libraries; continuing with quality programs! Thank you to our CWRT members, the Wayne County Libraries, R.W. Gasbarre & Assoc. Surveyors, Ed & Penny Gasbarre, and John Spaziani for being sponsors of our WC CWRT!!
Due to Covid, there is a capacity of 50 people. Registration and face masks are required. Seating will be spaced accordingly. To register, call the Library Reference Department at 330.804.4666 or email email@example.com
We look forward to Charles Lepold’s presentation entitled “Wayne County at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House as told in the year 1900 by Captain Robert E. Eddy, Company “B”, 60th Ohio Volunteer Infantry”.
Charles Lepold currently chairs the Military Section of the Wayne County Historical Society located in Wooster, Ohio. The Section is responsible for the preservation of the roles Wayne Countians have played while they served in the U. S. Armed Forces. Exhibits have included: Wayne County in World War I, Wayne County at Gettysburg, Wayne County at Spotsylvania, The 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, President Lincoln's 200th Birthday in 2009, and next year’s exhibit, Victory in World War II, the 76th Anniversary.
Charles is an active member of the 555th Honors Detachment of Wayne County, an organization which renders final military honors at the funerals of local veterans. He is also a member of the Wayne Co. Civil War Roundtable, serving on their Board, and is Treasurer of the Roundtable.
Charles graduated from St. Mary’s University of San Antonio, Texas in 1972 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and a commission in the Army of the United States. He served 4 years in the Texas National Guard, four years on active duty, and thirteen years in the U. S. Army Reserve. He served in both the officer and enlisted ranks and retired from the Army in 1997 as a 1st Lieutenant.
Charles, we thank you for your service to our country!!