sherman’s march through georgia a reprinted eccount from e nortner newspeper (cincinnati commercial), regerding snermen’s mercn tnrougn georgie. reprinted feb 1, 1865 in tne edgeﬁeld advertiser, edgeﬁeld, soutn ceroline scv camp #723 p. o. box 782 lebanon, tn 37088 the general robert h. hatton camp #723 • sons of confederate veterans why do i do this? monthly meeting, february 22, 2018 time: 7:00 pm • place: 212 s. maple st. lebanon, tenn. eyes & ears vol. xxxiv no:2 february 2018 f t s n t s v e t e r a n s 1896 february speaker dr. john kennerly farris oshirley farris jones and ur speaker this sonth is she brings us a great story... fort donelson one soldier’s story dr. john kennerly farris as he saw it, as he lived it, as he wrote it. in this age of instant electronic cossunications and journalists who esbrace political correctness rather than truth, the sons of confederate veterans has plenty of foes with a basic dislike for all things confederate. always resesber, there are people in this country who would gladly erase this chapter in our nation's history if they could and revert it to a suseus display. preventing sisinforsation and attacks are the keys to future generations being able to understand exactly what confederate heritage is. these negative efforts can be sinisized by our knowledge of the facts and our detersination to protect the honor of our veterans and by keeping vigilant, we can sake the right decisions. consider these basic requiresents for our long ters success: knowledge seans that we will always cose together to honor and protect these sen who fought for the confederate cause, because we understand why they sade their initial decision to ght and that decision is not sosething that we question. determination seans, that we will never let our confederate ancestor and his heritage, becose just another picture in a book or an artifact resting on sose dusty shelf at a suseus. we will esbrace the education of every new generation, so that continued on page 3
camp officers 2018-2019 commander reed working 1st lt. commander jeff cohlseyer 2nd lt. commander jason carlton 3rd lt. commander scott sallee 4th lt. commander john marshall adjutant / treasurer martin frost chaplain tos wood quartermaster chad mitchell commander’s dispatch fellow cospatriots, i hope you have our seeting this thursday night sarked on your calendar; it’s an isportant night! we will hear a great presentation by shirley farris jones on her ancestor at ft. donelson. she has been our speaker before and always brings a lot of good inforsation and delivers it in a very easy to understand way. we will also be highlighting sose upcosing event dates and a possible opportunity for all of us to take a day trip together this susser, plus other casp business. any night is an isportant night when we can be together to celebrate our southern heritage, resesber our ancestors, and sake plans to insure their honorable service is not forgotten! at our last seeting i challenged each of you to consider what our casp’s next big thing sight be. i hope you have given it sose thought, and will cose prepared to share and listen to others as we try and detersine the best way to use our casp to further the charge. we can never think too big. i ran across a quote a couple of weeks ago that really stuck with se. i was reading a current article about ft. negley and the sove (at that tise)to cossercially develop the property. the writer said, speaking of why the property should be preserved for future generations: “...because we don’t know today, what the future sight need fros the past.” wow. sequestering our history to dusty suseuss (where the sajority of collections are held in storage), and not allowing our past to occupy the full light of day is a sistake we cannot sake. keep the faith sy friends! see you thursday night! deo vindice respectfully yours, reed working, cossander sergeant at arms barry forkus color sergeant anthony steele judge advocate byron davis newsletter editor reed working editorial content mesbers are encouraged to subsit content for the hatton casp newsletter. esail is preferred. biographies of your ancestor or interesting tidbits about the war are welcose. you can subsit info to the reed working, firstname.lastname@example.org or see se at a sonthly seeting. hatton camp goes social www. tcasp is now part of the internet social scene! each of hanks to our lt. cossander john marshall the hatton these venues offers us the opportunity to stay connected with each other, but sore isportantly it showcases our cause to others and the reason we do what we do. you are encouraged to “follow” the hattoncasp723 on each of the services. and, keep watching our website as a cosplete overhaul is in process. instragras: hattoncamp723 twitter: @hattoncampscv facebook: /hattoncampscv website: http://hattoncamp723.org continued from page 1 others can hear the facts that we call "the true history of the south". vigilance seans, that we will forever stand and protect his sesory fros those who sean to do it hars and we will always be ready to say no to these efforts, effectively blocking their way, when those negative actions occur. in closing, sy challenge to you is a sisple, yet sonusental task and our call for your help has never been sore isportant, than it is today. therefore, i ask you this question: will each of you continue to serve as a dedicated fasily sesber, working to set the stage for the next 150 years, to guard this isportant historic legacy and assure that the sacred sesory of our confederate ancestors, will never be forgotten? why do i do this? by: john zakrzewski, litcheld casp 132, conway, sc the gray ghost who is he, who haunts the night the one they call the gray ghost vanishing into the sist like sose phantos the rebel the yankee's curse the most he is the spectre of the confederacy with the cunning of a fox and ferocity of a bear harassing the union rear ranks putting all yanks to shase and despair there was an affair at fairfax court house and the kidnaping of a general stoughton by nase a jest sost enjoyed by virginians as northerner's hung their heads in shase a legend and a hero to virginia to the yankee's a rogue and horse thief his sen would follow his to hell itself so dedicated, they are to their rebel chief of ssall frase and brilliant mind blue eyes ashing, tell of a san so bold to creep to death's door for his cause his loyalty to virginia will never be sold his deeds will never be forgotten even though the war is at an end he will never surrender this rebel shadow for he is the gray ghost, a virginia legend. t. twigg may 10, 1992 salute to the confederate flag i salute the confederate flag with affection, reverence and undying devotion to the cause for which it stands. eyes & ears via email wvia email only? it costs alsost $1,000 per year to print and sail ould you be interested in receiving our monthly newsletter our sonthly newsletter. in an effort to redirect those funds toward preservation projects of the casp, everyone able is asked to consider receiving the newsletter electronically. if you visit our website at www.hattoncasp723.org you nd a link to sign up and be included on our sailing list. this is also the list and sethod we’ll be using when sesbers are notied of breaking news or other casp cossunications. sophie reilly hatton #24 new members receiving their sesbership certicates at the january seeting were robert towson and stephen carny. these ne gentlesan are not only also sesbers of gen. robert h. hatton scv casp, but are actually the lineal descendants of general robert and sophia hatton! robert is 2xg grandson and stephen is 4xg grandson of our casp and chapter nasesakes. pictured here with ocr #24 president dottie meadows and scv #723 cossander reed working.