The Jefferson Davis Memorial Committee Sons of Confederate Veterans-Virginia Division is sponsoring the 199th celebration of Confederate President Jefferson F. Davis's birth. The ceremonly will take place at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia June 2nd, 2007 at 10am.
This year’s keynote speaker is Virginia Tech Professor Dr. James I. “Bud” Robertson, Jr. There will be music, poems, laying of wreaths, and an artillery salute on the bluffs of the James River. Anyone wishing to lay a wreath please contact Jim Cochrane at 804-356-8868.
For further information or to participate, contact Everette Ellis 804-346-4515, or Russell Darden 757-653-2508. This event is free and open to the public. Period dress is encouraged but not required. Light refreshments will be served, and a limited number of free souvenir programs and ribbons will be available. Ceremonial flags will be available for purchase.