Dedication Service For The First Confederate Flag And Pole In Southeastern Virginia

On Saturday January 25th, 2017 a dedication service took place at 3137 South Battlefield Boulevard Chesapeake, Virginia. To raise a 25 foot pole and Confederate flag. This was done to dedicate the memory of the Jackson Gray’s who were Formedas the 61st Virginia company on July 1861 in Norfolk County, Virginia.
The flag raising ceremony was presented and sponsored By, Susan B Hathaway and Virginia flaggers. The Jackson Gray’s memorial battle flag will be the Virginia flaggers 26th flag raised in the commonwealth of Virginia as well as the first flag site in South Eastern Virginia.
Sincere thanks for their help and assistance in this project. Our appreciation goes out to the following: Commander John Sharrett and the men of the Stonewall camp #380, The Norfolk County Grays camp # 1549, The sons of confederate Veterans along with members of the Dismal swamp Ranger, The Norfolk light infantry, The North South skirmish association as well as all the participants who joined us on that brisk windy day.
A special thanks to the historical speakers of Jean Spencer and John Sharrett along with the invocation and closing prayer of Bob Quisen Berry, And all that took part in the singing of Dixie for a closing.
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