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P.O. Box 53
Cowan, TN 37318-0053

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Civil War Trail MarkerCivil War Commemoration
Sunday, June 30, 2013 from 1 to 4 pm

Join us for a community-wide recognition of the 150th Anniversary of Union and Confederate troop occupation in Franklin County.


Music of 1863 - Robert Jones
Welcome - Sergeant Major Larry E. Williams US Army/Retired
Opening Prayer - Father Charlie Watkins
Pledge of allegiance to the Flag
Salute the Confederate Flag:
“I Salute the Confederate Flag with Affection, Reverence, and Undying  Devotion to the cause for which it stands.”
Cannon Fire - Whites Battery
Dr. John McCardell, Jr.
Music of 1863 - Robert Jones
Opening remarks - Dr. Michael Bradley
Civil War History - Steve Pearson, Franklin Co. Historical Soc.
Music of 1863 - Robert Jones
Ms. Lee Curtis, Tennessee Department of Tourist Development
Dedication of Civil War Trail Marker - Dr. Michael Bradley
Cannon Fire - Whites Battery
“I AM Their Flag” - Dr. Michael Bradley
Closing remarks - Sergeant Major Larry E. Williams
Cannon Fire - Whites Battery
Music of 1863 - Robert Jones

Refreshments served by 
Kirby-Smith 327 United Daughters of the Confederacy

Flag and Cannon Display
Whites Battery, Sons of Confederate Veterans

Sewing Machine Display 
Miller Fulks, SCV Camp #72

Cowan Railroad Museum
Cowan Development Company, Inc.
Cowan Center for the Arts and Training Center

Thank You:
Sergeant Major Larry Williams, US Army/Retired
Ladies of Kirby-Smith 327 United Daughters of the Confederacy
Sons of the Confederacy Veterans Camp #72 (Manchester, TN)
Whites Battery - Charles Callaway, SCV Camp #72
Steve Pearson, Jarod Pearson and Laura Pearson Garner
Polly Hughes and Friends
O. B. Wilkinson, SCV Camp #72
Miller Fulks, SCV Camp #72
Rieben Family
Robert Jones
Dr. Michael Bradley
Dr. John McCardell, Jr.
Ms. Lee Waddell Curtis
Father Charles Watkins

For more information:
Civil War History of the Area

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