SCV Camp meets here Thursday

The John R. Massey Camp #152, Sons of Confederate Veterans, will meet on Thursday, Sept. 12, in the Fayetteville Municipal Building Auditorium.

Camp Commander Dr. James Armitage will call the meeting to order at 7 p.m.

Donald Jeter, president of the Marshall County Historical Society, a well-known historian on the War Between the States, will be the guest speaker.

Jeter’s program for the evening will be on African-Americans during the war.

The regular camp business meeting will follow the program.

The plans for the formal dedication of the new Civil War Trails marker recently installed near the Confederate monument at the courthouse will be discussed.

The meeting and program are free and open to anyone interested in southern history.

The Sons of Confederate Veterans is an international heritage organization for men who have an ancestor that served honorably in the Confederate Army or Navy, and is not affiliated with any other organization.

For more information about the SCV, go to scv.org.

Posted on Monday, September 9, 2013 at 4:40 pm