Pro-Confederate group to march in Pilot

 On the heels of a march through downtown Mount Airy in early May, a pro-Confederate group is planning a similar event  Saturday in Pilot Mountain. It is billed as a March for the Confederacy, which is being sponsored by a Dobson-area group called Southern Cross. Participants are to begin gathering at 12:30 p.m. at Pilot Hosiery Mills on East Main Street in Pilot Mountain and, about 1 p.m., will walk to a spot near Hardee’s where a short program is planned. In addition to the Southern Cross group, members of local J.E.B Stuart Camp 1598 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans have been invited to participate in the march, and Southern Cross President Joe Davis said this also extends to the general public.  “We encourage anybody that wants to come.” Although highlighting the positive aspects of Confederate heritage is a goal of the ...

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