Historic Memorials
On Saturday April 24, 2005, Captain Ed Baxter Camp 2034 Sons of Confederate Veterans in Fairview honored Hickman County Veterans.

On Saturday April 24, 2005 the members of Camp 2034 participated in a wreath laying ceremony at the Centerville, TN. Courthouse honoring Hickman County Veterans. The Hickman County Memorial was sponsored by SCV Colonel Jack Moore Camp 559 with Camp Commander Harvey Moore presiding.

The members of Old Hickory Chapter 747 UDC placed a wreath on the Confederate War memorial inside the Courthouse. Sandra Spradlin and Mrs. Sharp , members of the Order of the Confederate Rose, placed a wreath on the Hickman County Veterans Memorial on the Courthouse lawn. Mrs. Mayberry of the Captain Easley UDC Chapter in Centerville also participated. Guest speaker was Dr. Jim brooks of Cyrus Sugg SCV Camp in Adams, TN. The ceremony also included the raising of the Third National Confederate Flag and the POW-MIA flag. The ceremony concluded with an honor guard firing a salute to the Veterans. The honor guard members were Lee Lankford, Ricky Luther and Billy Adcock of Camp 2034 and Lance Spradlin of Colonel Alonzo Napier Camp 2040 in Waverly, TN and Mr. Sharp of Freeman's Battery Camp in Savannah, TN.

Local groups celebrate Confederate History Month with ceremonies

The Dickson Herald, Dickson, TN - Friday May 6, 2005

The sons of Confederate Veterans and the United Daughters of the Confederacy celebrated Confederate History Month in April. The groups honored Confederate soldiers from Hickman County who fought for Southern Heritage at the courthouse in Centerville. The United Daughters of the Confederacy Old Hickory Smith Chapter #747 UDC in Dickson also held two dedication ceremonies in Dickson and Cheatham counties to honor ancestors of the chapter members. Private Richard McGeehee was honored with a dedication at his grave site in White Cemetery off Spencer Mill Road in Dickson County. Sgt. Alexander Hamilton Bell was honored with a dedication at Bell Cemetery in Cheatham County Sgt. Bell is the ancestor of Alice Blake, second vice-president of the Old Hickory Smith Chapter #747 UDC. Ann Schlemm dedicates a military gravestone for her ancestor, Private McGeehee of the 16th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment at White Cemetery in Dickson County. Schelmm is the registrar for Old Hickory Smith Chapter #747 United Daughters of the Confederacy. Members of Captain Ed Baxter Camp 2034 Sons of Confederate Veterans in Fairview fire a 21-gun salute during the ceremony in Hickman County.

Below are some pictures from the Courthouse Ceremony.
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