Friday, February 15, 2008

SCV Gives Students Realistic Look at War

Fifth-grade students at Pleasant Hill Elementary school recently had a visit from the Sons of Confederate Veterans of Gainesboro, TN and the Order of Confederate Rose of Crossville. The groups came to the school to show the students examples of what the soldiers and their wives of the Civil War-era wore. The also showed some of the weapons and utensils they used.

Gainesboro Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) members Mike Davis and Mike Wilson, along with Order of Confederate Rose (OCR) members Carolyn Hedgecoth and Ruby Pruett, offered classroom illustrations and demonstrations of what it was like in that era.

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