Decoration Day set
The Messenger. 06.03.08 Gov. Phil Bredesen has signed a proclamation declaring today as Confederate Decoration Day in Tennessee, according to a release from the Sons of Confederate Veterans. The Sons of Confederate Veterans Local Camp 176 will host its next meeting Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Obion County Museum on Edwards Street in Union City. The SCV is an historical, patriotic and non-political organization dedicated to insuring that a true history of the 1861-65 period be preserved. Membership is open to any male descendant of any veteran who served honorably in the Confederate armed forces. The meeting is open to the public.