General Rosecrans
Elementary School Dedication
Monday, August 23, 2010

Members of Rosecrans Headquarters Unit and Big Walnut Area Historical Society performed a brief living history pageant.  Following the firing of the cannon, horseman Bob Daniels, Bill Barr (holding flag), and Bill Comisford (second from left) escorted General Rosecrans, portrayed
by Tom Paul, to the School



General Rosecrans addresses students, parents, school administration, and guests
 while Congressman Pat Tieberi and Principal Peggy McMurry (right) listen


Principal Peggy McMurray, Superintendent Steve Mazzi, General Rosecrans help students cut the ribbon


Rosecrans Display Wall in the General Rosecrans School.  Photo by Lenny Lepalo

In October 2009, the Big Walnut Local Schools Board named the new school General Rosecrans Elementary School in his honor. The school located at 301 South Miller Drive in Sunbury was dedicated on August 23, 2010.
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