Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Upcoming Events

Friday, May 24th: 6:30 p.m. -- Evensong & Blessing of the Flags. This year the service will be at the Anglican Catholic Church of St. Andrew & St. Margaret of Scotland, 402 E. Monroe Avenue, Alexandria, VA,m 22301. The rector, Rev. LTC John Lewis Roddy USAR (Ret) is a member of the SCV and strongly encourages us to display our Confederate flags, uniforms, and regalia. Of course we will have our usual Southron BBQ feed after the service in the undercroft. The cost of the BBQ will be $25.00. However, one does not need to attend the supper. If you plan to attend, please contact Richard Abell directly:

Saturday, May 25th: 11:00 a.m. -- Confederate Memorial Day Service, Greenlawn Memorial Park, 1700 Parrish Ave., Newport News, VA, Sponsored by the Magruder-Ewell Camp #99, SCV

Saturday, May 27th: 10:00 a.m. -- The Lee-Jackson Camp #1 will hold their Annual Memorial Day Service at the Confederate War Memorial Chapel at 2900 Grove Avenue @ Boulevard in Richmond. This year's speaker is Col. Eric Buckland,USA (ret) author of Mosby's Keydet Rangers and other books on Col John S. Mosby and the men who served with him. For more information, contact the Lee-Jackson Camp #1, SCV, Friends of the Confederate war Memorial Chapel, PO Box 71256, Richmond, VA 23255-1256.

Monday, May 27th: 2:00 p.m. -- Thirty-Third Annual Huguenot Springs Cemetery Memorial Day Service, Co-sponsored by the J. E. B. Stuart Camp #1343 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, Huguenot Springs Cemetery Foundation and Knibb’s Battery. Includes bagpipe music by Virginia Scots Guards and address by Ronnie S. Roach, who will speak about the Confederate Memorial Day for each of the Southern states. There will be a Presentation of Wreaths, followed by an artillery salute and refreshments. Huguenot Springs Road south of Robious Road and west of State Route 288 in Powhatan County. Free. 804-356-8868 or 804-740-1405.

Monday, May 27th: 3:00 p.m. --  The Dearing - Beauregard Camp # 1813 will be presenting the 15th Annual Memorial Day Service at historic Blandford Cemetery on Memorial Hill in Petersburg, VA. Special guest speaker is award winning writer and historian Michael C. Hardy. Music will be provided by noted Southern singer, songwriter and actor Stan Clardy. The service is dedicated to Sgt. Daniel A. McIntosh, CO I, 26th NC Regiment and Pvt William A. Vickers, CO H, 49th NC Regiment.

Sunday, June 2nd: 11:00 a.m. --  Memorial Service in honor of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and the Confederate Soldiers & Sailors buried in Arlington National Cemetery. The Confederate Memorial, Jackson Circle, Arlington National Cemetery*. Sponsored by the District of Columbia Div. of UDC.

Saturday, June 8th 9:00 a.m. -- Annual birthday ceremony for Jefferson F. Davis, at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia. Keynote speaker will be Mr. Bert Hayes-Davis, great great grandson of Jeff Davis.

Saturday, June 22nd --  Two Confederate grave marker ceremonies. 3495 Davis Mill Road, Thurston Family Cemetery, Goochland, VA. Contact is James Waldrop, cell 804-513-9747. Honor Guard will be provided by Mr Frank Yates, and the William Latane SCV camp. Many relatives expected, should be a nice turnout. Plenty of parking.

Monday, June 24th 6:30 p.m. -- Susan and Barry will be traveling to Va Beach to speak to the Princess Anne Camp #484, Sons of Confederate Veterans, Gus and George's Spaghetti and Steakhouse, 4312 Virginia Beach, VA

Saturday, June 29th 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. --  22nd Annual Point Lookout Pilgrimage, Confederate Memorial Park, Point Lookout, MD.

Saturday, August 17th -- Susan will travel to Tampa, FL to speak to the August meeting of the Gen. Jubal A. Early SCV Camp #556, Sons of Confederate Veterans.

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