Irish Musician Visits Wedgwood Elementary School for Program on Civil War Period Music
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP – The fifth-grade students at Wedgwood Elementary School recently received a special visit from Mike Plunkett, a Civil War period musician. Through stories and songs, they learned about the experiences of Irish Civil War soldiers. Mr. Plunkett performed using several instruments, including the guitar, mandolin and octave mandolin. Students heard about the accomplishments and struggles of Civil War soldiers.