Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Confederate Memorial & Ben Thompson Book - Saturday, April 16, 2016
On April 16, 2016, at 10:00 am at Oakwood Cemetery, in Austin, Texas, SCV Camp Littlefield #59, will unveil a Memorial for all Confederates buried at Oakwood Cemetery. Following the cemetery light refreshments will be served at the Austin History Center. At the Austin History Center, there will also be a book launch for Austin’s Confederate, gambler, gunfighter, and City Marshal Ben Thompson - Life and Adventures of Ben Thompson: The Famous Texan. There will be a book panel with author Major Buck Walton’s great-granddaughter and Ben Thompson’s great-granddaughter and authors Chuck Parsons and Lisa Lach.
Files for all the Confederate Veterans including Civil War Records are being donated to the Austin History Center.
Hope everyone can make it.
See www.benthompsonfoundation.org for more information.