Oak Hill Cemetery Dedication In Honor of Confederate Veterans – Oct 27, 2012

S.C.V. and U.D.C. to Dedicate Memorial at Oak Hill Cemetery
A Flag Presentation Ceremony dedicating a flag pole and honoring sixty Confederate veterans interred in Oak Hill Cemetery of Johnson City, Tennessee was held on Saturday, February 19, 2011. Receiving the First National Flag was President Katie Green Walker of Johnson City Chapter 754, United Daughters of the Confederacy. Presenting the flag was the late Lt. Commander Gene Bolling of Colonel John S. Mosby Camp #1409 Kingsport, Vaughn’s Brigade, Sons of Confederate Veterans. The flag was the first known Confederate flag to fly in Oak Hill Cemetery, which has the largest known number of Confederate veterans of any cemetery in Washington County.
On October 27, Vaughn’s Brigade and its respective camps and U.D.C. Chapter #754 of Johnson City are returning to dedicate a memorial stone which has been set at the base of the flag pole. The United Daughters of the Confederacy, Chapter #754 of Johnson City will be the host organization; the service is to be conducted per the U.D.C. Ritual Book. The service will begin at 10:30 a.m.
The cemetery is located on Lamont Street, 1.2 miles east of the James H. Quillen VAMC . Canopies will be provided if necessary. Please bring your own chairs. The public is invited to attend.
For additional information call Mrs. Katie Green Walker at 423-926-0680, Joe Adkins at423-677-9306 or Bill Hicks at 423-542-6782.


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