CMM Photo Gallery for June 14, 2003

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On Saturday June 14, 2003, members of the Culpeper Minute Men SAR Chapter
and their guests laid a wreath at the NSDAR's Culpeper Minute Men (CMM)
monument in Culpeper, VA. This monument, erected in memory of the first CMM
Battalion members, was unveiled and dedicated by the CMM Chapter, NSDAR in
1933, thus this year being the 70th anniversary. The CMM SAR chapter has
annually for the last 28 years, laid a wreath at this monument on the
Saturday in June closest to June 14th, Flag day. At this years ceremony, the
customary annual recognition of 10 enlisted members of the original
battalion that formed in 1775 in Culpeper was performed by President Jim
Bayne.This year, after the recitation of names and personal data of these
soldiers, a bell was tolled.

The photograph shows the contingent of members and guests from the chapter
at the dedication. Not shown is past president, Mike Lyman taking the photo
and member Lenny Cowherd. From left to right they are:
Lee and Peggy Swift (NSDAR), Jim Bayne, Jerry Hubbard, Bill Sudduth, Larry
Alexander, Midge Schnorf (NSDAR), Beverly Alexander (NSDAR), Marty Lyman
(NSDAR) and Rick Schnorf.