Saturday, June 29, 2013

Reunion of the Lost Souls Memorial Service for Elizabeth and Jepthah Crawford And Their Son, Confederate Private Riley Crawford

Program begins at 2:00 PM on June 29, 2013

Blue Springs Cemetery
2800 SW Walnut Street
Blue Springs, Missouri

Presentation of the Colors
Invocation – Father Richard Rudd, Chaplain B/G John T. Hughes SCV #614
Welcome – John Rogers
Remembering Souls – Marsha Bergman, Historian, Ind. UDC #710, Quantrill Society Board Member
Keynote Speaker – Paul R. Petersen, Renowned Civil War Historian and Author of: Lost Souls of the Lost Township, Quantrill in Missouri, Quantrill in Texas, and Quantrill at Lawrence.
Clan Crawford a Historical Perspective – Mary R. Crawford, Director of Midwest Region, Clan Crawford Association
Memorial Service – Father Richard Rudd, Chaplain B/G John T. Hughes SCV #614
Amazing Grace– Patrick Cole, Piper
Address –Trish Spencer, President, Independence #710 UDC
Address –Commander James L. Speicher, Major Thomas J. Key SCV #1920
Address –Larry Yeatman, Commander of the Missouri Society – Military Order of Stars and Bars
Families of the 1425 Grand Ave Prisoners
Connie Clow Bogner – descendant of Ann Elizabeth (Crawford) Selvey
Karen Higman-Austin – GGGrandaughter of Nannie Elizabeth (Harris) McCorkle Lilley; GGranddaughter of Edmond Randolph Lilley
Evelyn Younger Akers & Betty Younger (Akers) Coleman – GGGranddaughters of Sarah “Sally”Ann (Younger) Duncan
(Audience should proceed to the markers)
Coming Home–Patrick Cole, Piper
Unveiling of Jepthah & Elizabeth Crawford Marker by Cousin Mary R. Crawford and Don Crawford McClanahan, Great Grandson of Jepthah and Elizabeth, Member SCV Roswell Mills Camp #1547
Unveiling of the Pvt. Riley Crawford Memorial Marker by GGGrandaughter Sarah (McClanahan) Boswell and GGGGrandchildren of Jeptha and Elizabeth Crawford – Ms. Lauren Boswell and Andrew Boswell
Placing of Memorial Wreaths
Benediction – Father Richard Rudd, Chaplain, B/G John T. Hughes SCV #614
Benediction –Chaplain Carl Linck, Major Thomas J. Key SCV #1920
Volley Salute – Honor Guard
Taps- Patrick Cole – Piper
Retire the Colors

Thanks to the Color and Honor Guard. Membership from Major Thomas J. Key Camp #1920, Major Ben Elliott’s Scouts Reenactment Unit, and B/G John T. Hughes Camp #614

Thanks to all of our Contributors, Speakers and Volunteers
Evelyn Younger Akers
Mike and Marsha Bergman
Connie Clow Bogner
Patrick Cole
Betty Younger (Akers) Coleman
Mary R. Crawford
Elliotts Scouts Reenactment Unit
Duncan Hansen
Independence UDC #710
Karen Higman-Austin
Carl Linck
Don Crawford McClanahan
Paul R. Petersen
John and Rosa Rogers
Father Richard Rudd
SCV #1920 Major Thomas J. Key Camp
SCV #614 B/G John T. Hughes Camp
William Clarke Quantrill Society
Larry Yeatman

James Speicher