Sunday, March 14, 2010

Decoration Day

The committee in charge of the "Decoration Day" exercises met Tuesday. Mr. Jacobs was elected chairman. It was decided to hold the exercises in the Court House on Monday, May 10, at 4 o'clock p.m. After the exercises in the Court House, the audience will march in a body to the cemetery near the river where the monument to the soldiers stands. The graves of Confederate soldiers in the cemetery where the old Presbyterian church stood will be decorated in the morning, the following committee being in charge: Misses Mabel Harper and Bertha Epps, Mrs. E.C. Koger, and Messrs. G.P. Nelson and S. McB. Scott. This committee is requested to meet at the cemetery at 8 o'clock a.m. on that day.
The County Record, April 29, 1897

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