Camp 2034 Honors It's Namesake with a Memorial
On May 22, 2004, the members of E.D. Baxter Camp 2034 honored its
namesake by placing a Confederate Veterans Memorial Stone at his
gravesite. Captain Baxter is buried in Mt.
Olivet Cemetery on Lebanon Road in Nashville. His grave is located
near Confederate Circle, directly in front of General (Governor)
William Bate. Camp 2034 Commander Dennis Lampley gave a brief history
of Captain Baxter including his Civilian and War time accomplishments.
Camp Chaplain, Rev. Thomas Sullivan, delivered an inspiring blessing
on the proceedings.
7 SCV camps and 5 UDC Chapters were represented at the memorial.
Thanks to Bro. Lee Lankford for supplying gear & instruction
for some of our re-enactors, Mike Bond, Todd Carter Camp 854 Franklin,
Bryan Sharp, Capt W. H. McCauley 260 Dickson, Joe Bailey, 260, Lee
Lankford 2034, Ricky Luther 2034 & Jeff Hughes 2034. Deanna
Bryant, who is running for State Division President was present
representing her Chapter, Columbia Chapter was represented by Renee
Bowser, who wore a Beautiful Mourning Dress complete with veil,
and brought Roses from her garden to place on the Headstone. The
Franklin Chapter and a Nashville Chapter were represented as well.
Ann Schlemm, Terri Luther and Irenne Lampley represented UDC, Chapter
747, all were dressed in Period dress. New TN Div. Commander Ed
Butler ,Dillard-Judd 1828 Cookeville, Past Commander Skip Earl,
Sam Davis 1293 Brentwood, Bishop Harvey Moore of Col. Jack Moore
559 Centerville, attended as well.
For more information on Captain E.D. Baxter, please visit http://baxtersbattery.5u.com.
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