East Fall Line Region attends Fort Morris event


On Saturday, November 14, members of the Georgia Society, Sons of the American Revolution, traveled to Fort Morris (Sunbury) to video parts of the event, Commemoration of the British Demand to Surrender Fort Morris on November 25, 1778. 

This was the 15th Annual Fort Morris - Sunbury Ceremony, that took place on November 21, of Lt. Col. John McIntosh's "Come and Take It" answer to Col. Lewis Valentine Fuser's demand to surrender Fort Morris on that date. Because of the pandemic, parts of the ceremony were videoed a week early on the 14.   

The Georgia Society award winning color guard was commanded by Commander Bill Palmer, the militia was commanded by Commander Scott Collins, the Brier Creek artillery was commanded by Commander Steve Burke, and the master of ceremonies for the 6th straight year was Wiregrass Chapter member Tommy Christopher. 

This year, those in attendance from the East Fall Line Region were: Wiregrass Chapter, Steve Burke, Dess Smith III, Emory Fennell, Tommy Christopher, Al Smith, and Alton Reynolds;  Brier Creek Chapter, Don Bazemore, and Bernard Martin;  Little River Chapter, Alton McCloud.


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