Sons of Confederate Veterans Honor Black Union Soldier

This Saturday a ceremony will take place at St. Catherine’s Cemetery in McConchie, Maryland to unveil a grave marker to Corporal George Brown, who served in Co. I, 19th USCT.  Apparently an SCV chapter has helped with the organization of this ceremony: ‘‘We like any veterans with unmarked graves to be taken care of,” said
Jim Dunbar, commander of Sons of Confederate Soldiers Pvt. Wallace
Bowling Camp 1400, in 2006.  The article includes some comments by Ben Hawley who reenacts with Co. B, 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment in Washington, D.C.  I interviewed Mr. Hawley as part of my research on the Crater and memory.  Check out the story here.

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