Two separate Union Civil War Stone dedication ceremonies will be held Sunday, Oct. 18 for Private James Dillard Crow, Co. “C”, 8th KY Volunteer Infantry and Private Benjamin Carroll, Co. “C” 11th Tennessee Volunteer Calvary (Union). The ceremony for Private Crow will be at 3 p.m. at the Crowe Family Cemetery on Stacy Lane near West Irvine. The ceremony for Private Carroll will follow at 4 p.m. at the Finney Cemetery on Sand Hill Road.
The ceremonies are sponsored by the Sgt. Eijah P. Marrs Camp #5, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Department of Kentucky.
The ceremonies are open to the public and everyone is invited to attend both or either ceremony. If you have never seen one of these dedications, they are very impressive. The men will be in full dress Union uniforms as they conduct the ceremonies. Each dedication will take approximately 45 minutes. For further information, call Sonja Crowe Estes at 606-723-6867 (evening).