Military personnel to be honored at Madison Square

SAVANNAH,GA (WTOC) - Hundreds will gather Wednesday afternoon in Madison Square in Savannah for a special St. Patrick's Day memorial.

The Sgt. William Jasper Memorial has been a centerpiece of Savannah's St. Patrick's Day celebration since 1979.

Hundreds will gather in the square at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday for the special memorial. It's the only St. Patrick's Day ceremony dedicated solely to the military. The ceremony honors all servicemen and women, with special recognition for those of Irish descent.

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