The Edmund Ruffin Fire Eaters sponsors the Captain Sally L Tompkins Chapter 2 OCR. Out ladies have put together a calendar of the “Men of the OCR” as a fund-raiser for their ongoing Tombstone Project. Learn more about their project by clicking on the image below.
The September edition of The First Shot is now available. Download your copy now!.
Color Guard –
We are providing the Colors for the below mentioned ceremony:
Katherine Mason Rowland Marker Dedication, Sunday September 11 at 2 PM. Please be there by 1:30 at the latest.
Location: Loudon Park Cemetery
3620 Wilkens Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21229
There will be directional signage posted at the cemetery.
Some background information on her:
Katherine nursed at hospitals during the War in Virginia.
When the United Daughters of the Confederacy was born, Katherine helped form many Chapters in Virginia and Maryland. It was Katherine’s work that helped form the Virginia Division and was elected Division Historian for 1895. She was elected Corresponding Secretary General in 1896. She also served as Vice President for the Board of Managers in Maryland. She was a noted author on her ancestors George Mason and editing the first edition of Minor’s “The Real Lincoln”. She was an unreconstructed Confederate lady.
This cemetery is one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the South with statuary that is outstanding.
Many dignitaries from UDC General, Division, and Chapter levels will be attending. There will also be another Color Guard, The Harry Gilmor Camp of Baltimore, representing Maryland at this event. All are welcome at this event.
I need to know who is coming so that all needed equipment and flags are there.
The August 2016 issue of the Old Dominion Voice, edited by Travis Toombs, has been posted on the Virginia
This issue is very informative in contains information concerning the reunion and other happenings that membership may find interesting.
We are a member camp and we want to make it the best one possible for everyone and keep the camp moving forward and growing. We will be utilizing this information to help when selecting speakers/programs and in helping our individual compatriots enjoy the SCV experience.
Thank you for taking the time to respond to our first camp survey.
We NEED your help. We will be taking the flags up at Oakwood Cemetery, at 11:00 am tomorrow (May 19, 2016).
Hot off the presses the April 2016 edition of The First Shot is now available for download.
REMINDER!! – Adopt a Highway Cleanup
Meet at the Valero on Cold Harbor Road this Saturday at 9:00 am.
Bring your work gloves and join us in cleaning up our adopted highway.