[VAcourier] PRESS RELEASE: Confederate Memorial Day Event

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Thu May 5 17:06:08 EDT 2011


*Confederate Memorial Day Event *

On Memorial Day the 30th of May, the Lee Jackson Camp No 1 Sons of
Confederate Veterans will host a commemoration of the service of Confederate
soldiers at the Confederate War Memorial Chapel at the R.E Lee Camp Memorial
Park* *at Boulevard and Grove Avenue (behind the Virginia Museum of Fine
Arts).  The program begins at 9 am with a concert of period music by the
John Marshall H.S Alumni band.  At 10 am the memorial service follows with
presentation of the colors, pledges, recognition of guests, hymns and

The featured speaker at the service is Abdul Haymes, chief guide to the
White House of the Confederacy at the Museum of the Confederacy.  His talk
will be on Jefferson Davis.  Mr Haymes is a *cum laude* graduate of Virginia
Union University and a thirty-year veteran of the US Army.  He has
previously spoken at the US Capitol in honor of R.E. Lee and for the United
Daughters of the Confederacy’s national “Massing of the Flags.”

Deo Vindice,

Friends of the Confederate War Memorial Chapel

P.O. Box 71256

Richmond, VA 23255-1256

Memberships & Donations should be directed to above address
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