Events

Major Octavius V. Catto Honor Ceremony

On Sunday, February 24, 2019, the OV Catto Society, General Meade Society, Legion Post 405 at the Union League, PA National Guard and the Armed Services Council of the Union League will sponsor the annual Major OV Catto Honor Ceremony and Major Catto Medal Awards Luncheon at City Hall and the Union League following.

Major OV Catto was made a member (posthumously) of the PA Commandery of the Loyal Legion

Major Octavius V. Catto Honor Ceremony
Sunday, February 24, 2019, at 11 am
Honor ceremony; wreath laying; military salute at the Catto Monument at the S.E. corner of City Hall at 11 am.
Honoring the great Black equal rights and military leader.  Wreath-Laying ceremony. All military units, period civilians, veterans and heritage groups are encouraged to participate. Colors, wreaths, and music welcome.
Following the City Hall Ceremony:
PA National Guard Award Luncheon & Ceremony to follow at 12:30 pm in the Union League for the ‘Major Catto Medal’ Award Ceremony.