Sunday, May 14, 2017

Pratville Dragoons' Adjutant Attends Flag Raising

On Saturday May 13th, the Sons of Confederate Veterans Mechanized Cavalry with the Alabama Division and National Headquarters SCV raised a new 20 x 30ft Confederate Battle Flag atop a 100ft tall pole near Cordova, AL The dedication and raising ceremony began at 1pm continuing til 3pm.Adjutant Sutherland of the Prattville Dragoons was able to attend the event along with members from camps around the South.  Adjutant Sutherland reported that it was a warm beautiful day enjoyed by over 200 Confederate compatriots with speakers, rifle and cannon salutes, and music to celebrate the occasion. Food and beverages was also offered.  The new flag compliments a similar flag which has flown over I-65 near Prattville AL.  This new flag can be seen in North Alabama along I-22 near exit 72. 
The New Battle Flag as Seen from I-22

The Crowd Gathered at the Site of the Flag Raising

The Beautiful Base of the Flag
Alabama Division Commander Jimmy Hill

Cannon Crew

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