24 May

Sons of American Revolution to conduct grave marking

first_img Published 12:00 am Saturday, September 19, 2009 Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Sons of American Revolution to conduct grave marking Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration You Might Like County seeks bridge money The city of Troy’s not the only local entity that looks to find funding from the federal government. The Pike… read more By The Penny Hoarder Email the author By Jaine Treadwell Sponsored Content Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Latest Storiescenter_img Oden said the public is invited to attend this very special ceremony.“Anyone who is interested in the early settlers of the Wiregrass area would be interested in the grave marking of an American Revolutionary soldier,” Oden said.“Our chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution can secure, from the national society, a special marker for American Revolutionary War soldiers. “The purpose of the grave marking is to mark the soldier’s grave so people will know that this individual served during the American Revolutionary War and was a patriot,” Oden said.The grave marking ceremony will educate people about their heritage and honor one who fought the early battles for America’s freedom.During the ceremony, the “family salute” will be given by Dr. Kenneth Cadenhead, retired professor at Auburn University and author of “The Southern Cadenheads.”“Dr. Cadenhead is a direct descendant of James Cadenhead and some 15 other Cadenhead descendants will be present for the unveiling of a Sons of the American Revolution headstone marking the grave.” Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… There will be a presentation of Floral Tributes by several Sons of the American Revolution and Daughters of the American Revolution chapters followed by the playing of “Amazing Grace” on bagpipes by Nelson Gwin, a member of the Wiregrass Chapter.“We will also have a three-volley musket salute performed by Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard members and the playing of ‘Taps’ by Luke White, a junior member of the Wiregrass Chapter,” Oden said.Following the ceremony, there will be a reception honoring the Cadenhead family at the home of Mack Hixon in Perote.Descendants of James Cadenhead are invited to be special guests at the ceremony.However, everyone who is interested in history and historical preservation is welcome to attend, Oden said. For more information, contact, Jack Oden, at 334-347-7831. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson The Wiregrass Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, will conduct a grave marking ceremony for Revolutionary War veteran and Pike Countian, James Cadenhead, who is buried in the Perote Cemetery.The ceremony will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19.“While living in North Carolina, James Cadenhead served in the militia in the early years of the American Revolution,” said Dr. Jack Oden, President, Wiregrass Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution. “Sometime between 1825 and 1830, he moved to Pike County where he lived for the rest of his life.” Print Article Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Book Nook to reopenlast_img read more

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