Sons of Confederate Veterans
David O Dodd - Camp 619
Benton, Arkansas

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March - April 2010

Posted by Robert on May 3, 2010 at 9:36 AM

May 1 & 2, 2010 - Camp Members traveled to Jefferson, Texas to participate in the reenactment of the Battle of Jefferson.  Photos may be viewed under the photo tab.

April 24, 2010 - Compatriot Edwards had decorated 45 graves in sections 1, 3, 4 & 7 of Rosemont Cemetery on Militrary Road in Benton. Third national flags were used. A few photos have been posted.

April 23, 2010 - Camp Commander, Lt. Commander, and Adjutant met with Dr. Mary Beth Trubitt at the Glidewell Cemetery on Dogwood Drive in Benton. Dr. Trubitt is the Station Archaeologist at Henderson State University and came to Benton to do a site assessment of the cemetery. Glidewell cemetery was not on the Arkansas Archaeological Survey (AAS) but following her site visit, Dr. Trubitt has placed the Glidewell Cemetery on the AAS which will provide some means of protection for the cemetery. CSA Soldier John Joseph Alexander Leech was buried there and the Camp placed a new CSA Memorial Monument on his grave in February 2006.

March 10-11, 2010 - Camp Members traveled to Pleasant Hill, Louisiana to participate in the reenactment of the Battles of Mansfield and Pleasant Hill. Photos may be viewed under the photo tab.

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