Pennies for Lincoln
Many events in American history are long forgotten or a footnote in a history book. One such event that occurred in November, 1861was Lincoln's Grand Review at Bailey's Crossroads. It was the largest review of troops on American soil, it help sustain the Union Army and it inspired Julia Ward Howe to write the "Battle Hymn of the Republic." This film documents the community grass-roots efforts to commemorate the event and their efforts to build a lasting monument.