Friday, January 9, 2015

Upcoming Events for Confederate Compatriots

From the January Prattville Dragoons Camp Dispatch.

Upcoming Events
Work Day at Indian Hills Cemetery - Saturday January 10th, 2015, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  All Dragoons are encouraged to come and help, for any amount of time they choose. From the junction of Highways 82 and 14 in west Prattville, go north (toward Tuscaloosa) on Highway 82 for two miles.  Turn left onto County Road 86.  Go 1.6 miles and you'll see Indian Hills Cemetery on your left.
Virginia Flaggers - Friday, January 16th is the Virginia State Holiday for Lee-Jackson Day, and Saturday, January 17th is officially recognized as Lee-Jackson Day in Lexington. The Virginia Flaggers will flag the town of Lexington and Washington and Lee University on Friday starting at 10am and Saturday at 9am, meeting at the Stonewall Jackson Cemetery both mornings.
Lee-Jackson Dinner 16 January 2015, 6:30 p.m. - Dalraida Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, Montgomery.  Sponsored by Semple Camp SCV Camp 2002. For $26, you will enjoy a rib-eye steak dinner and a fine program. The Semple Camp supports our Christmas Social and we reciprocate by attending their Lee-Jackson Dinner the following month. Any questions contact Communications Officer Alan Parker, 271-1775 or
Robert E. Lee Day - Alabama Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans will be holding an event to honor Robert E. Lee with guest speaker Mrs. Mary Custis Lee on January 24th at 10am at the State Archives and History Building Auditorium; special flag tours available and cannon and gun salue following at the Confederate monument.
Autauga Genealogical Society has put together a display of valuable information about the Society and how to research your ancestors and family history at the Prattaugan Museum from January through February 2015 located at 102 East Main Street, just across from City Hall.  Hours are Tuesday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
S D Lee Institute Lectures, 6-7 Feb 2015 in Dallas, Texas.  For information and to register, see
Millbrook Mardi Gras Parade - 7 February 2015, noon; festival starts at 9am
Confederate Circle Dedication, 23 May 2015, Old Live Oak Cemetery, Selma - This will be the culmination of a couple of years of dedicated effort at this very historic site by the Friends of Forrest. 

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