Friday, March 1, 2013
Jefferson Davis Reenactment for Vistory Baptist Students
Prattville Dragoon Tyrone Crowley will again reenact the role of Confederate President Jefferson Davis when he provides a presentation on Friday morning, March 1st to the 6th grade history class at Victory Baptist School in Millbrook AL. Dragoons 2nd Lt Stuart Waldo coordinated the presentation which will discuss the Sesquicentennial events being observed including Davis' departure from Vicksburg and travel to nearby Montgomery for his inauguration as the President of the Confederate States of America. The First White House of the Confederacy where Jefferson and Varina Davis resided is still standing, now overlooking the Alabama State House. The causes of secession and the War will also be explained to the students. Kerri Waldo, wife of Lt. Waldo will also attend in period dress and may bring some period treats like ginger snaps or sugar cookies for the children. This outreach and instruction to these youngsters is a seminal endeavor to present the true history of the South to future generations and further the Cause as the Charge challenges us all.