First Baptist Graveyard
||Installed 13 new
Confederate Service grave markers, replaced 2,
installed one US Veterans Administration CS
headstone (for William H. West, 4th SC Cavalry).
Dedicated in a ceremony held on 12-June. Total
number of marked graves is now 17.
||Procured and placed a US Veterans
Administration CS headstone for Archibald
Peurifoy, who served in Buist's Company of the
17th SC Militia. He was born in 1837, died
in 1869, and was interred in the Magnolia
Cemetery in Spartanburg, SC
||The camp gathered
details necessary to submit the service records
of several of our members to obtain SCV War
Service Medals for these heroes. Coordinated by
||Our camp was honored to
host the 2013 SC Division Reunion and Convention
on 23-March. See this site for details and
||Gramling Methodist Church
||Completed the marking of six Confederate
soldier graves. Two are already marked,
one family procured a marker some time ago but
has not yet installed it, and the other three
will require the purchase of new markers.
Headed by Ron Crawley who lives in the area.
||Oak Grove Baptist Church
||Compatriot Bob Cartee and his wife "adopted"
the cemetery and took on a massive undertaking
to record the grave of veterans from all
American wars. This included marking
several Confederate Graves and a dedication
ceremony was held 10-Nov-12 (see
church web site
||A massive clean up and marking of known
Confederate graves at this city owned cemetery on
Howard Street in Spartanburg.
Headed by Jim Crocker, and a joint project with
the States Rights Gist Camp in Union, SC. See:
Campobello United Methodist Church Graveyard
||A clean up and marking of 12 known
Confederate graves at this graveyard in
Campobello Headed by Ron Crawley, and
assisted by BSA Troop 6 and the congregation.
Dedication conducted on 11-Dec-2011.
Click here for more photos.
||Campobello First Baptist Cemetery
||A clean up and marking of 8 known
Confederate graves at this cemetery on Monroe Bruce Road off Hwy 11.
Headed by Jim Crocker, and supported by the
|March - June 2011
Church of the Advent Graveyard
||A thorough restoration of existing
Confederate Service grave markers and the
placement of and additional markers on 31 CS
This project culminated in a Dedication Ceremony
in June 2011. Headed by camp member and Advent
parishioner Cibby Krell.
||Confederate Memorial Day - Columbia, SC
||Nine camp members and family attended this
annual event in Columbia, SC. The event
consists of a ceremony at Elmwood Cemetery,
including placement of a wreath on the CS
Unknown Soldier, a parade through town, and a
program at the Statehouse.
||CS Soldier Display - American Legion Post 28
||Headed by Jim Crocker
||JROTC CS Hunley Award
||Our camp has presented at least one of these
awards to local JROTC units since 2009. Headed by
||Despite having been in existence for over 20
years, our camp lacked proper colors (a flag
unique to our camp to be used at all official
functions). Several members and camp
leaders came together to design the flag and it
was officially unveiled to the public for the
first time on Confederate Memorial Day, 2012.
||CS Medal of Honor - Adam W Ballenger
||One of the first tasks when the camp was
reformed was to pursue the Medal of Honor for
our camp's namesake,
Adam Washington Ballenger.