Brig. General James Johnston Pettigrew Camp 1401 Lenoir N.C.

Meeting every 2nd Monday in the Lenoir Library at 7pm


2009 Events

Jan. Meeting:  Guest Speaker Rev. Randy Gibson delivered a informative program about the Confederate Heritage of the Happy Valley area of Caldwell County. 

Feb Meeting:  Past Camp Commander, Greg Cannon, was given a Certificate of Appreication, a Camp 1401 "Atta Boy Coupon", and a framed print of the "Covered in Glory" picture for his years of service as Camp Commander.  The program for the meeting consisted of members bringing photos and other information about their Confederate ancestors while giving a short presentation.  The camp adopted the "Raising the Dough" fundraiser from Dominos Pizza. 

Mar. Meeting:  The Mar. meeting will be at the Caldwell County Heritage Museum to support the camps very first Round Table Discussion hosted by Michael Hardy.  The camp deemed this event a great success and looks forward to hosting another.

April Meeting:  The camp individually signed an advertisement poster from the Round Table Discussion, and included with it a camp "Atta Boy" coupon and mailed both to Michael Hardy.  The camp went on to prepare for the upcoming Stoneman's Raid Event at the end of the Month.  Camp Commander, Chad Marley, gave a program on the infamous Fort Hamby in Wilkes County. 

May Meeting:  During the May meeting, the camp launched its very first Camp Newsletter.  This newsletter is available to any who would like to have it.  Please contact the camp thru the website and provide information regarding how you would like to receive this new way of keeping up with camp activities.  Motions were made to send funds to 2 North Carolina Division scanctioned projects to support Southern Heritage.  The camp has provided funds to support the General Johnston statue and the preservation of the 23rd N.C. battle flag that was captured at Gettysburg.  Adjutant Ed Bolin gave a teasingly short speech on June's program:  "No your enemy".  Ed's program will center around the historical battle between the 26th N.C. and the famed "Iron Brigade" during Gettysburg. 

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