Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Upcoming Events for Confederate Compatriots

The following events were highlighted in the Dragoons February Camp Dispatch newsletter.

Work Day at Indian Hills Cemetery - Saturday February 7th, 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.
S D Lee Institute Lectures, 6-7 Feb 2015 in Dallas, Texas.  For information and to register, see www.stephendleeinstitute.com/events.html
Millbrook Mardi Gras Parade - 7 February 2015, noon, lineup 10-11am; festival starts at 9am
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.
AL Division EC Meeting will be held in Montgomery on February 28th.
150th Anniversary of the Battle of Columbus (GA) on May 2 & 3, contact maintenance@portcolumbus.org or (706) 604-5768
Dragoons Easter Picnic – The annual picnic will be held on Saturday April 4that Confederate Memorial Park the day before Easter; following the flag setting at 9am at the cemeteries, a program will be conducted at 10:30am followed by a picnic lunch; Easter goodie baskets will be provided for all children so please contact a camp officer if you will be bringing children to get a count for the Easter bunny.
Indian Hills Cemetery Rededication on April 27th starting at 5:30pm, Confederate Memorial Day; event will include reenactments, cannon fire, and bonfires.

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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