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April 29, 2007

Confederate Memorial Day Observance Scheduled

The observance of Confederate Memorial Day will be held beginning about 1:30 pm with the decoration of the graves followed at 2:00 by the formal program.  The featured speaker has yet to be announced

Come out and pay your respects to the Confederacy's 'Greatest Generation'!

April 21, 2007

Calling all Compatriots:

Greenwood Cemetery Clean-up Day

It's time for our annual clean-up day to ready the Confederate Section of the Greenwood Cemetery for our observance of Confederate Memorial Day on April 29, 2007.  The weatherman is promising a fine day for yard work, so come out about 7:00 am and bring your tools of foliage destruction.  If enough "hands" show up, we should be able to finish in a very short time.

January 20, 2007

W.D. Holder Chapter UDC Lee-Jackson Luncheon

The Lee-Jackson luncheon will be on Saturday, January 20, 2007 at 12 noon at Monte’s Steak and Seafood Grill. Monte’s is in the French Quarter at 1855 Lakeland Dr. Reservations should be made with the chapter Treasurer, Jo Hubbard – 113 Sandstone Dr. - Brandon MS 39047 - phone 601.956.9055. Checks in the amount of $18.00 per person should be made payable to W. D. Holder 458.

December 19, 2006

Camp 635 Christmas Party

Commander Bert Green has announced that the camp's Christmas party this year will be at out regular meeting place, the municipal art gallery.  Please see Comm. Green's November newsletter column for more details.

September 13, 2006

Camp 635 votes to raise funds for a state historical marker

to be placed at the Confederate Section of Greenwood Cemetery in Jackson.  Contact Adjutant Ron Stowers or see the September newsletter for more information.

April 30, 2006

Confederate Memorial Day Observance Held

The 2006 observation of Confederate Memorial Day at the Confederate Section, Greenwood Cemetery, Jackson, MS was a great success.  Some selected photos are available for viewing here.

April 26, 2006

Camp Field Trip being planned

Compatriot Michael Rogers is in the preliminary stages of planning a field trip to Port Hudson.  If you would be interested in attending, contact Compatriot Rogers to add your name to the list.  Additional info on date, times, cost, means of travel, etc. will be posted as it becomes available.

April 26, 2006

Resolution Approved at Camp Meeting

Read the text here.  Was discussed extensively and voted on at the April 25, 2006, camp meeting.

December 22, 2005

 Monument to Mississippians at Franklin

It's Finished!!!!

The monument to Mississippians at the Battle of Franklin, November 30, 1864, has been set and the site finished.  Pictures have been provided and may be viewed here.  A dedication service will be scheduled for sometime next year, probably on the weekend of the the anniversary of the battle when a large contingent of reenactors will be available to participate in the color guard.

Originally published

March 10, 2005


New Franklin Battle Map

Save the Franklin Battlefield is offering a new map of the battle for sale.

More at the STFB web site....

Originally published

February 9, 2005


to the

Colonel Erasmus R. Burt Chapter 292,

Military Order of the Stars and Bars

on receiving their charter.

Several members of Camp 635 are also members of this chapter and want to encourage all their SCV compatriots with ancestors that were Confederate military officers or CSA national government officials to consider joining the MOS&B.  See the

Chapter web site

for details.

Originally published

January 10, 2005

Maps Placed on the Internet

From Yahoo! News via AP -- In an internet news item, it was announced that thousands of original maps and diagrams of battles and campaigns between 1861 and 1865 are being posted on the Internet.  The Library of Congress is posting 2,240 maps and charts and 76 atlases and sketchbooks, while The Virginia Historical Society and the Library of Virginia are adding about 600 items. Much of the collection is online now; the rest will be by the spring. To see what is available. visit the web site at

Originally published

August 6, 2004

with subsequent updates

New Commemorative Coffee Mug

for Flag Conservation Fund-raising

Originally published

January 27, 2004

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