Prattville Dragoons Camp Meeting Announced for August 2014
Mr. Alan Wallace
Will Speak at August Meeting
our 14 August meeting, Mr. Alan Wallace,
financial advisor and Adjutant of the T
G Jones SCV Camp 259 of Montgomery, will make a comparison of conditions in
the North and South in 1850 vs. 1860, and how the difference hurt the
Confederacy’s chances of success.
Wallace's ancestor James W. Wallace was in the 20th Alabama Infantry Regiment,
serving in what is best known as the "Pettus Brigade". He was at
Vicksburg and Lookout Mountain.Another
ancestor was William Cost, who was in the 10th Alabama Infantry Regiment. He
died of typhoid at Chimborazo Hospital in Richmond and is buried at Oakwood
Cemetery in that city.
The camp meeting will be held at 7pm at the Shoney's on Cobbs Ford Road in Prattville and all are welcome. Come early and join other compatriots who partake of the delicious Shoney's buffet or maybe a slice of strawberry pie.