08 May 2014

Commemoration Events This Weekend

MAY 9, 2014: The USCB Performing Arts Center • 805 Carteret Street • Beaufort, SC
  • 6:00 pm Confederate Re-Enactor Dry Encampment [and] Live Civil War Era Music [and] Civil War Era Medical Practices Display and Talk are free and open to the general public.
  • 7:00 pm Symposium on the Soldier’s Life, Death and the Discovery of his Identity Lost for 150 Years Moderator: Dr. Lawrence S. Rowland, USCB Professor Emeritus Speakers: Joel W. Rose, Neil Baxley, and Penelope Holme Parker PLEASE NOTE: Symposium Tickets are $10; Available at the USCB Center for the Arts (843) 521-4145  www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

MAY 10, 2014: The Beaufort National Cemetery • 1601 Boundary Street • Beaufort, SC
10:00 am Confederate Memorial Day Commemoration, Unveiling of the New Gravestone by Descendants, and Re-Enactor Gun and Cannon Salute.  Free and Open to the general public.

These Confederate Memorial Day commemoration events are sponsored by the Historic Beaufort Foundation, The Richard H. Anderson Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, and the Stephen Elliott Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.

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