2017 Confederate Memorial Day

SCV Camp 175 hosted the Colorado SCV Division's CMD Event held on April 22, 2017 at Riverside Cemetery in Denver.

Paula Creamer, member of the Colorado Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, places roses at the Confederate veterans' gravesides prior to the ceremony.

 

 The Castle Rock Civil War Unit posts the colors.

 

Chaplain O.J. Mooneyham opens the ceremony with prayer

 

Colorado Division Commander Don Creamer welcomes everyone to the ceremony and delivers the Charge to the SCV.

 

 

Compatriot Gary Mitchell talks about Confederate duty.

 

 

Compatriot Brent Brown gives the Memorial Day remarks.

 

 

 

 Paula Dugger of the Untied Daughters of the Confederacy explains the history and meaning of the UDC "Soil Ceremony".

 

 Cheryl Mason-Mercer of the United Daughters of the Confederacy scatters the soil in honor of the Confederate veterans buried at Riverside Cemetery.

 

 Compatriot Roy Poole gives the roll call of Confederate veterans buried at Riverside Cemetery.

 

 Compatriot Gary Mitchell and the Castle Rock Civil War Unit perform the Canteen Ceremony.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Salute

 

 American Legion Post #1980 bugler John Meyer performed 'Taps.'

 

 Commander Creamer and his wife, Paula, lead a rousing rendition of 'Dixie'. 

 

 Balloon release

 

 

 

 

 Chaplian O.J. Mooneyham closes the ceremony with prayer.

 

 Castle Rock Civil War Unit

 

 Colorado Division Adjutant Buck Dugger and his wife Paula

 

 Members of the Margaret Howell Davis Hayes Colorado Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy