Monday, April 23, 2012
Prattville Dragoons Observe Confederate Memorial Day
The Prattville Dragoons, SCV Camp 1524 will observe Confederate Memorial Day, today, Monday April 23rd with a program at the Dragoons Memorial at the Prattville Primary School in downtown Prattville at 6pm. Keyboard music will be provided to open the program as well as a singing of Dixie at the conclusion. Remarks will be provided by the camp officers including recognition of distinguished guests in attendance as for instance the Mayor of Prattville and several city council members and state Representatives are expected. The History of Confederate Memorial Day and a commemorative poem will be presented before a wreath is placed at the Memorial, placed at the spot where the Prattville Dragoons departed for the War for Southern Independence in 1861. An invocation and benediction will be offered by the Camp Chaplain. The Prattville Dragoons hope that everyone can attend this Confederate Memorial Day program conducted in remembrance of the Dragoons of 1861-1865 and will take pause today to remember their Confederate ancestors and all those veterans who fought and died to defend their homeland, for liberty and freedom under the original Constitutional principle of states rights.