White Springs, Florida l February 15, 2002
This was a most glorious day!
by Greg Wilson
Please excuse the personal references, but this page was primarily constructed to share with family and personal friends. If others can get some enjoyment or benefit, then so much the better. -- Greg Wilson
The boys in grey were much in evidence.
|*||The League of the South was well represented.|
|Part of the crowd estimated at about 500.|
|Representative Will Kendrick addresses
the crowd. Kendrick said: "I've been asked several times over the last
six hours, 'Are you really going
over there?' And I said: 'You're d*** right I'm going, -- It may not be politically correct but it's correct in
|Former Florida House Speaker and
Senate President Mallory Horne was shocked when a few people questioned
his decision to speak before the group.
"It really is a family thing. And to me, it doesn't have
anything to do with
|The honor guard awaits their orders.||The 20' X 38' Battleflag is unfurled.|
|And majestically begins its journey to the top of the 100' pole.|
|The Battleflag of Dixie floats freely in the wind -- FREE THE SOUTH!|
|The Monument was unveiled.|
|Confederate Thunder prepares to render honors.|
|Now when my beard gets a little greyer, I may resemble Marse Robert, too!||Diane searches for our names on the granite wall.|
|A "Confederate widow" loads her camera.||My cousin, Lynda and I beside the name of ancestor Sgt. John C. Strickland, Florida (Marion) Light Artillery, Perry's Co.|
|SCV Member, Nelson Winbush, honors his Confederate Grandfather.|
|Flying high for all to see!|
|Diane and I before our names on the wall. It's a little strange to see your name in engraved in granite.|
|Diane and I with my cousin, Lynda.||Lynda and her husband, Percy.|
|WCJB, Channel 20 -- the media safely behind barbed wire!||Columbia County,
Ron Williams -- supports honoring Confederate history. Williams was the Grand Marshall for the Olustee Parade.
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