Linda Clark, Ruby
Proctor, Sharon Upshaw are some of this group waiting in the shade
for the ceremony to begin.
for the Dedication Ceremony.
Some of the onlookers
at the Memorial Dedication.
Ruby Proctor steps
over to visit with Cletis Upshaw who provided much of the historical
information associated with the Memorial.
More of the crowd
waiting for the Ceremony to begin.
Folks had a chance to
look over the program from the comfort of a bench in the shade.
Reilly prepared the program for the Dedication Ceremony.
Kristi Towe the
County Coordinator for the Douglas County rootsweb steps down after
speaking to the crowd as the Ceremony began.
Tom Alsup played "To
the Colors" as Pete Proctor raised the American Flag and the Flag
recognizing the Prisoners of War and the Soldiers Missing in
re-enactors reloaded and shot seven times to complete the 21 Gun
Salute. Pete Proctor salutes.
prepare their next shot, while Pete Proctor salutes and young boys
observe. Jared Moore is seen in the background getting ready to play
The smell of
gunpowder filled the air as the Civil War re-enactors presented the
21 Gun Salute.
Jared Moore played
Taps to close the Dedication Ceremony.
The Memorial has two
paragraphs of text on the upper surface and the names of the 32
Veterans engraved on the face.
Herb Woods had
interesting remarks concerning his Grandfather who dedicated the
land for the Denlow Cemetery.
Metcalf, David Coffman and Gary Lee Riley relax after the
Wes Hancock made the
trip from Idaho to visit his mother, Lucille Ketchum, and to attend
the Champion Reunion and the Civil War Memorial