|On Saturday April 24,
2005, Captain Ed Baxter Camp 2034 Sons of Confederate Veterans in Fairview
honored Private Richard McGeehee.
On Saturday April 24, 2005 the members of Camp
2034 took part in a memorial for Private Richard McGeehee buried in White
Cemetery in Dickson County, TN.
members of Old Hickory Chapter 747 UDC held a memorial for chapter member
Ann Schlemm's Confederate ancestor, Private Richard McGeehee. Several
family members were in attendance for the ceremony. The honor guard
members were Lee Lankford, Ricky Luther and Billy Adcock of
Local groups celebrate Confederate History Month with ceremonies
The Dickson Herald, Dickson, TN - Friday May
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 McGeehee Ceremony.
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