Aug 5, 2011

UDC to mark Civil War-era graves in Abingdon

(Aegis) The local chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy will hold a grave-marking ceremony in Emmorton Saturday to recognize two Civil War-era soldiers, Edward Hill Dorsey Pue and Walter Preston.
As many as 80 relatives of the men, as well as friends of relatives, are expected to attend the event at the cemetery of St. Mary's Episcopal Church, at 11 a.m. Saturday at 1 Saint Mary's Church Road in Abingdon. Continued