10/25/2006 The military section of the GaBartow website is currently under re-construction. Please excuse the mess... Arlene Woody, Bartow County GenWeb Coordinator.
This group of reenactors provides a special service to the Veterans of the American Civil War
REENACTMENTS AND WORKS OF THE
FORREST ESCORT CAMP #1239
SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS
VILLA RICA, GEORGIA
by placing or replacing missing or damaged tombstones on the graves of these brave men.
Following the setting of the stones, they conduct graveside services for the veterans.
Photos contributed by Scott Jackson,
Lt. Commander Forrest Escort SCV.
Scott is now writing a book on the 1st GA Cavalry, CSA.
Forrest Escort on the Field of Battle
Graveside Services at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, GA
There are 13 CSA gravesites at Mount Pleasant
and Scott has placed markers on all of them.
The Salute at Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Forrest Escort Cavalry
Lt. Commander Jackson is unmouted at the front
Scott and his unit at a cavalry encampment
at Heflin, Alabama for their Cleburne County festival.
Scott and Friend
Forrest Escort Soldiers at the Douglasville City Cemetery:
Scott Jackson, Curtis "Bear" Hamrick and Jim Parrish.
Forrest Camp visiting a local nursing home.
They do this at Christmas every year and take
Teddy Bears, socks, etc. to give to the people there.
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November 1, 2006