December 2021 Dispatch
No meeting this month -- Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
Next meeting is Tuesday, January 25.
We are pleased to have Thomson native, Vietnam veteran, Augusta news anchor and former Mayor of Augusta, Mr. Bob Young, as our guest speaker.
Important Dates in CSA History
Dec. 8, 1863………President Lincoln gives proclamation of Amnesty & Reconstruction
Dec. 13, 1862..…..Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia
Dec. 13, 1864…….Fort McAllister, Richmond Hill, Georgia surrenders
Dec. 20, 1860…….South Carolina secedes from the union
Dec. 25, 1821…….Clara Barton, founder of American Red Cross was born
Our November guest speaker: Donna Faulkner Barron, author of The Man Who Carved Stone Mountain. Using a wealth of original photographs and personal first-hand knowledge, Donna tells the fascinating story of her father Roy Faulkner, who was the chief carver of the Confederate Memorial Carving at Stone Mountain Park. Phil Turner is filming her presentation for the camp’s archives.
See photo of Mike and Dollie Lacefield as docents
for Christmas at Liberty Hall
under Community Activities.
SCV New Year Resolutions
For the year beginning with January 1, 2022, as a member of the Thomson Guards, Camp 91, Sons of Confederate Veterans, I resolve to:
Everything I do and say should promote a positive reflection on our
ancestors, our camp and the SCV.
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