Withers Swash, Myrtle Beach, SC 2014

This Confederate Memorial Day Ceremony was combined with the Roll of Honor Medal presentation for PVT Jacob Cannon.

 

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Opening Remarks Camp 1026 Commander, Eddie Pippin

 

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Greetings by Division Lt. Commander, Kenneth Thrasher

 

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Amazing Grace played by Peggy Gaudreau on the bag pipes, with the “Widows” of the Ida Matthews Chapter of the Order of the Confederate Rose seated in front of her.

 

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Introduction of Clyde Strickland, an ancestor of Pvt Jacob Cannon by Division Lt. Commander, Kenneth Thrasher and Ted Gragg, Owner of the The Civil War Museum in Myrtle Beach.

 

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Clyde Strickland, ancestor addressing the crowd prior to being presented the Roll of Honor Medal for Pvt Jacob Cannon.  The Roll of Honor Medal will be on permanent display at the Myrtle Beach Shooting Range and Confederate Museum.

 

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Left:  Clyde Strickland ancestor of Pvt Jacob Cannon; Camp 1026 Commander (walking away) Eddie Pippin; Camp 1026 Lt. Commander Bob Gray; on the right front – Ted Gragg, member of Camp 1026, Author, and owner of the The Civil War Museum in Myrtle Beach.  In the background is 7th Brigade Commander Charles McRae.

 

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7th Brigade Honor Guard marching onto the field to perform a rifle salute and TAPs.

 

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7th Brigade Honor Guard preparing to fire one of three vollies of musketry.

 

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One of three vollies fired by the 7th Brigade Honor Guard.

 

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Left:  Bobbie Scarborough, 7th Brigade Honor Guard and Waccamaw Light Artillery with (right) Clyde Strickland ancestor of Pvt Jacob Cannon.

 

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