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Memorial Service & Iron Cross Service 2018

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The Appomattox UDC held its annual Memorial Service, April 8, 2018 at 2pm. The program opened with the posting of the Color Guard, Mr. Joe Ferris had the Invocation,the Children of the Confederacy led the pledges. Mrs. Karen Sale, President welcomed guests. Greetings were brought from Miss Ginger Stephens, VA Division President. A poem entitled "Remembering Our Brave Soldiers was written and read by VA Division CofC President Miss Laural Williams who is also a member of the Appomattox Jrs. Mr. Donald Hamilton and Mr. Gene Williams played and sang. Ms. Stella Osborne, Appomattox UDC member introduced the speaker. Dr. H. Rondel Rumburg gave the Address.  Also, Mrs. Carol Williams read a poem. Miss Autumn Shook, VA CofC Chaplain and Appomattox Jrs. member sang "Hallelujah. Also, an Iron Cross Service was presented by the Appomattox CofC. Miss Autumn Shook led the Littany, Miss Laural Williams welcomed all to the special service and read the names of the eighteen soldiers interred here. Then, Miss Autumn Shook presented the Iron Cross and both girls unveiled the Cross. The Benediction was led by Mr. Richard Daniel and the program ended with the Honor Guard Salute and Taps.  

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Appomattox CofC member Laural Williams

Children of the Confederacy member Laural Williams, took part in the Memorial Service and also helped plan and helped to present the first Iron Cross Service by the CofC of Appomattox

Appomattox UDC President Karen Sale welcoming guests to the Appomattox Memorial Service April 8, 2018

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Appomattox UDC President Karen Sale

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Guest Speaker, Dr. H. Rondel Rumburg

Special Guest Speaker Dr. H. Rondel Rumburg giving the address at the April 8, 2018 Appomattox Memorial Service

Confederate Re-enactors during the  Appomattox Memorial Service on Sunday April 8, 2018

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Honor Guard

Appomattox UDC member Stella Osborne getting ready to introduce the Guest Speaker at the Appomattox Memorial Service on Sunday April 8, 2018

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Appomattox UDC member Stella Osborne

Appomattox CofC member Autumn Shook took part in the Memorial Service and helped plan and helped to present the first ever Iron Cross Service by the Appomattox Jrs. CofC

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Appomattox CofC member Autumn Shook

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CofC members Autumn and Laural

Autumn and Laural CofC members presented a wreath during their first Iron Cross Service on Sunday April 8, 2018.