Monday, May 21, 2012

Minutes, John Hunt Morgan Camp 1342, May 19, 2012

  1. Meeting held at South Park Country Club. Members and guests in attendance: Danny Davis, ,Bill Hayes, Ben Kennedy, Bob Strange, Noble Roberts, Bennett Young, David High, Gene Wood, David Harbolt, Bill Cherry, Steve Walker, prospective member Terry Ash, and guest Nancy Hitt.
  2. Invocation by Chaplain Kennedy and introduction of prospective member Terry Ash.
  3. Minutes from April meeting were read and approved.
  4. Camp funds and books were audited by Ben Kennedy and reported as being in order. Audit letter to be forwarded to Commander Davis.
  5. Tebbs Bend trip scheduled to depart South Park CC at 09:00 AM on Saturday June 16th. Expected return time approx. mid-afternoon the same day. Noble Roberts to contact docent who will meet us in Campbellsville.
  6. Graves to be decorated for Memorial Day on Saturday, May 26th at 08:30 AM. Meet near the CSA flagpole. Flags will remain on graves until Memorial Day evening, Monday, May 28th.
  7. Nancy Hitt passed info on a celebration of Nicola Marschall in St. Wendel, Germany this year.
  8. Nancy also gave info on the 209 Society, which is a group that keeps alive the memory of the CSS Alabama, which was hull number 209. The CSS Alabama was sunk off the coast of Cherbourg France by the USS Kearsarge in 1864.
  9. The ceremony at Pewee Valley will take place as planned at 11:00 AM, Saturday, June 2nd. The following persons are assigned tasks for the event:
    • Sound system: Bill Hayes
    • Keynote Speaker Sam Flora: UDC
    • Reenactors for color guard and possible firing detail: Danny Davis
    • Flags and flag stand: Harold Sneed
    • Grave flags: Bill Hayes
  10. Several new members to be sworn-in at the Pewee Valley ceremony.
  11. Date for Lee-Jackson dinner set for Jan 19, 2013, at South Park Country Club. Bennett Young will be in charge of arranging a speaker for the dinner.
  12. Bill Cherry suggested that at each meeting a pre-assigned member give a short description of their Confederate ancestor and his role in the war or stories.
  13. Proposed amendments to SCV Standing Orders, and proposed amendments to SCV Constitution were reviewed.
  14. Delegate credentials were signed and given to Gene Wood, who will attend the reunion.
  15. The meeting was closed with benediction by Chaplain Kennedy.
Wm. M. Hayes

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