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Kirksville Memorial Event
The Captain William T. Anderson Camp #1743 is hosting its annual Confederate Memorial Service at 2 p.m. August 8, at the Forest-Llewellyn Cemetery, 201 N. Centennial St, in Kirksville, MO.
Two blocks west of the Square.
In 2000, the Anderson Camp erected a memorial marker with the known names of our Missouri Confederate heroes who were killed and executed there by the Federal authorities. Anderson Camp has held this memorial service every year - except for last year - since 2000. The Camp is inviting every Camp in the Missouri Division to please join them in honoring these men who died resisting the Union occupation of our State.
WHO: Captain William T. Anderson Camp #1743
WHEN: August 8, 2021 - 2 PM
WHERE: Forest-Llewellyn Cemetery
201 N. Centennial St
Moreland Cemetery Clean Up
Maries County, Mo - Parsons Camp #718
Compatriots Danny Creason, Herb Turner, Terry Woods, John Dinkins, Alan Strope and Bobbie Ahart all cleaned the Moreland Cemetery of brush and debris. Two Confederate Veterans are buried there: Pvt. W. W. Moreland - Co E 10th Mo Infantry and Pvt. John P Tynes - Capt. Wright's Co Virginia Heavy Artillery.
“To you, Sons of Confederate Veterans, we will commit the vindication of the cause for which we fought. To your strength will be given the defense of the Confederate soldier’s good name, the guardianship of his history, the emulation of his virtues, the perpetuation of those principles which he loved and which you love also, and those ideals which made him glorious and which you also cherish.”
Lt. General Stephen Dill Lee, Commander General,
United Confederate Veterans,
New Orleans, Louisiana, April 25, 1906
The Sons of Confederate Veterans, in furtherance of the Charge of Lieutenant General Stephen D. Lee, shall be strictly patriotic, historical, educational, fraternal, benevolent, non-political, non-racial and non-sectarian. The Sons of Confederate Veterans neither embraces, nor espouses acts or ideologies of racial and religious bigotry, and further, condemns the misuse of its sacred symbols and flags in the conduct of same. Each member is expected to perform his full duty as a citizen according to his own conscience and understanding.