Woodard speaks about battles during meeting
Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 8:00 pm
The Gen. Otho French Strahl Camp 176, Sons of Confederate Veterans, conducted its monthly meeting recently at the Obion County Museum on Edwards Street in Union City. There were 13 members in attendance.
The meeting was opened with Lt. Commander John Abernathy leading the Pledge of Allegiance to the U.S. Flag and the SCV Flag Salute and compatriot Bob Nichols leading the opening prayer.
Compatriot Raymond Woodard gave an informative and interesting program about the battles of Pea Ridge and Wilson Creek.
It was noted “Jack Hinson’s One Man War” author Col. Tom McKinney was to be the featured speaker at the Trimble Camp meeting on April 21.
Members were reminded the Marge Davis Photo Contest Coordinator Scenic Tennessee Inc. has confirmed the photo display will be at the Obion County Public Library during June, July and August. The camp will be hosting this event.
Nichols led the closing prayer.
The Sons of Confederate Veterans is the nation’s largest Southern heritage, history and honor organization open to all male descendants of a Confederate soldier who served honorably in the War for Southern Independence.
For more information, call 1-800-MYSOUTH or visit the website SCVCAMP176.ORG.
Published in The Messenger 4.30.13