The 29th Annual Robert E. Lee Birthday Celebration was held on Saturday January 20, 2018, at 1:00 PM, in the Historic House Chambers of the North Caroilna State Capitol. The chambers were filled, including the gallery!

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Program


Posting of Colors Confederate States Color Guard
Col. Leonidas L. Polk Camp 1486, Sons of Confederate Veterans
Welcome Miss Karen Powers
President
Captain Samuel A. Ashe Chapter 2572
United Daughters of the Confederacy
Invocation Mr. Ed Westbury
Chaplain
Col. Leonidas L. Polk Camp 1486, Sons of Confederate Veterans
Pledge to the United States Flag Mrs. Sarah Powell
Secretary
Captain Samuel A. Ashe Chapter 2572
United Daughters of the Confederacy
Salute to the North Carolina Flag  
Salute to the Confederate Flag  
"How Firm a Foundation" Mrs. Debbie Roseman
Greetings Mr. Harry Watt
Commander
North Carolina Society, Military Order of the Stars & Bars
Greetings Mr. Kevin Stone
Commander
North Carolina Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans
Greetings Mrs. Peggy Johnson
President
North Carolina Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy
Greetings Mrs. Margaret Vincent
President
North Carolina Society, Order of Confederate Rose
"Amazing Grace" Mrs. Debbie Roseman
 Introduction of Speaker Ms. Teresa Roane
Archivist
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Richmond, VA
Special Remarks Sgt. Major James Haymes
United Sates Army (Ret.)
Presentation of the Judah P. Benjamin Award Mr. Byron Brady
Lt. Commander General
Military Order of the Stars & Bars
Presentation of the UDC Jefferson Davis Historical Gold Medal President Peggy Johnson and NC UDC Historian Patsy Whitfield
Military Service Award Presentations
MOS&B Souterhn Cross of Honor to Major George R. Pearson, Jr., United States Air Force (Ret.) by Commander Harry Watt
MOS&B Southern Cross of Honor to Petty Officer Second Class Robert J. Broyles, U.S. Coast Guard (Ret.) by Comander David Edwards
UDC World War II Cross of Military Service to Corporal Walter B. <?>, United States Army <?> by President Peggy Johnson and Kimberly <?>, Recorder of Military Service Awards, Capt. Samuel A. Ashe Chapter UDC
UDC GLobal War on Terror Cross of Military Service to Mark Hall by President Peggy Johnson and Karen Edwards, Recorder of Military Service Awards, NC Division UDC
"Dixie" Mrs. Debbie Roseman
Benediction Mr. Ed Westbury
Retiring of the Colors Confederate States Color Guard

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