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Events Calendar

Confederate Memorial Day, Higginsville, MO
Sat, JUN 01, 2019, 10:00am - 02:00pm

A Sons of Confederate Veterans chapter is arranging the ceremony this year.

Confederate Memorial Day Program:

  • 10:00 a.m. Chapel-Joseph Shelby Camp 191 meeting
  • 10:30 a.m. Chapel-William Clarke Quantrill meeting
  • 11:30 a.m. Chapel-Confederate Home Chapter 203, UDC meeting
  • 12:00 p.m. Bring your own lunch. Bottled water and cold drinks for sale
  • 12:45 p.m. Line up for parade to the cemetery

Memorial Day Service:

  • 1:00 p.m. Parade enters cemetery led by Sam Stanton, Hughes Camp 641, Commander of the
    Color Guard, and the Elliott Scouts
  • 1:05 p.m. Color Guard presents colors, pledges, salute, and charges
  • 1:08 p.m. Pledge to the American Flag
  • 1:10 p.m. Welcome-Moderator, Paul Lawrence, SCV
  • 1:15 p.m. Invocation-Robert Painter, MO Division SCV Chaplain, Joseph Shelby Camp 191
  • 1:18 p.m. Recognition of Groups-Paul Lawrence
  • 1:20 p.m. Responsive Reading-Cindy Taylor, William Clarke Quantrill Society president
  • 1:25 p.m. Why we gather-Paul Lawrence
  • 1:30 p.m. Two Stories of Confederate Veterans-Chris Fritsche
  • 1:40 p.m. Confederate Memorial Friends Association-Arlene Long
  • 1:45 p.m. Missouri Division SCV Comments-Paul Lawrence
  • 1:50 p.m. Missouri Division UDC Comments-LaDonna Scott, president
  • 1:55 p.m. Recognition of Confederate Ancestors-Handing out flowers by the Children of the
    Confederacy led by Gay Nau, president
  • 2:05 p.m. "Dixie"
  • 2:07 p.m. Benediction-Robert Painter
  • 2:10 p.m. Retire Colors
Location Confederate Memorial State Historic Site, 211 W. First Street, Higginsville, MO