Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Confederate Headstones To Be Dedicated - Houston
On Saturday, October 28, 2006, the Albert Sidney Johnston Camp #67 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and the Washington Cemetery Historic Trust will dedicate 12 new Confederate headstones in memory of Confederate veterans buried in Washington Cemetery in Houston, Texas.
The public is invited to the dedication ceremony which will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the Washington Cemetery located at 2911 Washington Avenue, Houston, Texas. A reception will follow at the Trinity Lutheran Church located at 800 Houston Avenue.
Confederate headstones in memory of the following Confederate veterans will be dedicated:
George Watson Crowder
Basil Crow Cushman
Joshua Hamilton Ham
Charles Gilbert Heyne
Thomas Franklin Kerr
George Foster Pattillo
Photograph: Courtesy of K. K. Searle. Confederate headstone of John Martin Palmer, Evergreen Cemetery, Houston, Texas.