Wiregrass Chapter members attend Cowpens Battle Event
By Halei Lamb | January 29, 2016 12:14 pm
Last Updated: January 27, 2016 at 11:01 am
Five members of the Wiregrass Chapter of the Georgia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution traveled to Spartanburg, S.C. on January 15 – 17, 2016 to participate in the 235th Anniversary Celebration of the Battle of Cowpens. All five Wiregrass members were dressed in their 18th century militia uniforms with their Pennsylvania/Kentucky flinklocks. They were part of the 50-man Revolutionary War Color Guard that performed at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the 1932 U.S. Monument in front of the Visitor Center. Those attending were President Wilder Smith Jr., Vice President Steve Burke, Secretary/Treasurer Ruskin Powell, Registrar Dess Smith III and Compatriot Lee Smith.
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