Memorial service set

Memorial service set

The Messenger. 05.26.08 Confederate soldiers who died on the hilltop near Water Valley, Ky., will be memorialized Sunday at 2 p.m. at Camp Beauregard near Water Valley. In the event of inclement weather, the service will be held at Bayou de Chien Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Tilghman-Beauregard Camp of Sons of Confederate Veterans will host the event, which is open to the public. A brief history of the site, where a large number of Confederate soldiers are buried who succumbed to disease during the winter of 1861-62, will be given. The Rev. Joe Thorn, chaplain of Fort Heiman Camp in Benton, Ky., will be the speaker. The program will conclude with a rifle volley by uniformed reenactors. For more information, call Danny Potts at (270) 355-2264.

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