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                 Gaston Confederate Heritage Youth Day

                                                                                                 May 16 2015

                                                                                            This is a free event    
                                           It will take place rain or shine                
                                                    Gates open at 8:00 Am

                                                  Lewis Farm 330 Lewis Rd. Gastonia, NC 28054


James Ewell Brown (JEB) Stuart
                                                             
                                                                                              

   JEB Stuart,        Born February 6, 1833    Patrick County, Virginia, U.S

Died May 12, 1864 (aged 31)  Richmond, Virginia, U.S. Buried at Hollywood Cemetery

Allegiance United States of America    Years of service 1854–61 (USA)    Rank Union army cpt rank  Captain (USA)

 Confederate States of America       Confederate States Army    1861–64 (CSA)   Confederate States of America  Major general (CSA)

Commands held Cavalry Corps, Army of Northern Virginia

American Civil War

First Battle of Bull Run,Peninsula Campaign,Northern Virginia Campaign,Maryland Campaign,Battle of Fredericksburg,Battle of Chancellorsville

Gettysburg Campaign,Overland Campaign,Battle of Yellow Tavern †



                                                                    

                  This Year’s event will be larger and better with Artillery, and Infantry demonstrations conducted by War Between the States Reenactors. Flag presentations, Weapons of war, Historians,Theologians, and music is just a few of the presentations scheduled this year. Programs will average 10-15 minutes. Dinner will be served.  Kids Will get a Goody bags filled with an assortment of gifts that will be given out after closing ceremonies.
                               
                                                      ALL OF THIS IS FREE
 
                                           
                                      

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