Friday, March 6, 2015

Upcoming Events for Confederate Compatriots

From the Prattville Dragoons Camp 1524 Dispatch newsletter for March 2015:

Upcoming Events
Work Day at Indian Hills Cemetery - Saturday March 14th and April 11th 2015, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  -from the junction of Highways 82 and 14 in west Prattville, go north on Hwy 82 for two miles.Turn left onto County Road 86. Go 1.6 miles and Indian Hills Cemetery will be on your left.
Oak Hill Cemetery Flag Setting – Saturday March 28th at 8am setting Battle Flags on Confederate graves.
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 at 10:30am followed by a picnic lunch (meat provided by the camp, bring a covered dish); 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.
Division Sesquicentrennial Event on April 11th, 2015 at 1pm at Spanish Fort, dedication of Fort McDermott Confederate Memorial park –
Confederate Memorial Day – April 27th, 2015 10am at the Confederate Monument at the State Capitol
Indian Hills Cemetery Rededication on April 27th starting at 5:30pm, Confederate Memorial Day; event will include reenactments, cannon fire, music, speakers, and bonfires.
150th Anniversary of the Battle of Columbus (GA) on May 2 & 3, contact or (706) 604-5768
Confederate Circle Dedication, May 23rd, 2015 1pm, 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. Tours starting at 9:30am.
2015 Alabama Division Reunion – June 5-7th, 2015 in Tallassee – see for information
General Forrest’s Birthday Celebration – July 11th, 2015 at Ft. Dixie

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