Tributes to Col. Veatch made at Cemetery

Veterans Day observances in Gridley began last Thursday, with a ceremony held at the Gridley -Biggs Cemetery in honor of Private H.C. Veatch, otherwise known as Col. Veatch.

As a number of family members of Veatch joined area residents, the Mayors of Gridley and Biggs, the Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, American Legion Post 210 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5731, the ceremony began with Master of Ceremonies Owen Stiles welcoming everyone.

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