Sunday, April 21, 2013

Confederate Memorial Day Observances - Monday April 22, 2013

Monday April 22, 2013 is Confederate Memorial Day and the Prattville Dragoons will be commemorating this day with two events.  The first is a program sponsored by the United Daughters of the Confederacy and will be held at the Alabama state capitol at the Confederate Monument at 10am on Monday.

UDC Confederate Memorial Day Program Flyer

The Prattville Dragoons will host a Confederate Memorial Day program later the same day, at 6pm at the Dragoons Monument at the Prattville Primary School on Washington Street in downtown Prattville.  The following outlines the program which will include a wreath laying.

MONDAY, 23 APRIL 2012 – 6 P.M.
                        FOURTH & WASHINGTON STREETS
                                            PRATTVILLE, ALABAMA
Music, to include "The Prattville Light Dragoon March"

Tom Snowden, Chaplain
Welcome/Introduction of Officers/Recognition of Guests /Remarks
Stuart Waldo, Commander
Other Camp Officers
History of Confederate Memorial Day and
Prattville Monuments
Tyrone Crowley, Communications Officer
Placement of Memorial Wreath*
Lt Commanders Harold Grooms and Chris Booth, Adjutant Wayne Sutherland
Closing Remarks
Stuart Waldo, Commander
Tom Snowden, Chaplain
All, led by Lt Cmdr Grooms
Sponsored by The Prattville Dragoons, Camp 1524
Alabama Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans
Thanks to Re-enactors led by Col Paul Whaley, 33rd Alabama
*Wreath courtesy of Lee & Lan Florist, Montgomery

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