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Fort Fisher 2325 Honors Confederate Veteran

Mrs. Patricia Gray W. Bolander, President and Mrs. Mary Cobb Woodard, Recorder of Military Service Awards of the Fort Fisher #2325 Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy attended the ceremony honoring the marking of a grave of a Confederate Veteran, Sgt. Andrew Jackson Potter, in the Potter Family Cemetery in Town Creek, NO on Sunday March 29th, 2014.
Mrs. Dale Coleman Spencer of Cape Fear #3 Great Great Great Granddaughter, unveiled the stone covered by the CSA First National Flag. Glenn Kye, SCV George Davis #5, and a related nephew, had the markers placed. Mrs. Frances Nichols, President of Cape Fear #3, presided, and Mrs. John Gasson, Vice President of the North Carolina Division, UDC, gave the Benediction. The George Davis Camp #5, Sons of the Confederate Veterans provided the Flag escort, and conducted the “Canteen Ceremony” at the gravesite before “Taps” was played by Gene Funderburk.