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(Dwayne Page, WJLE Radio) Several people joined members of the Savage-Goodner Camp 1513 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans Thursday evening for the dedication of a memorial to Confederate Veterans interred at Mt. Holly Cemetery on Allens Ferry Road near Elizabeth Chapel Baptist Church.
About 40 people were in attendance.
The event was held in conjunction with Confederate History month in Tennessee. During that month in 1862, the Battle of Shiloh was fought in West Tennessee. With this bloody battle came the realization the War Between the States would bring unprecedented human suffering. The War also ended in April with the surrender of General Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia in 1865. To recognize Confederate History Month and local Confederate Veterans, the Savage-Goodner Camp 1513 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans dedicated a memorial to Confederate Veterans interred at Mt. Holly Cemetery,. A brief ceremony at the cemetery was…SCV Savage-Goodner Camp Pays Tribute to Confederate Veterans Buried at Mt. Holly Cemetery – WJLE Radio