Major Jonathan Evans Grave Located

Exciting News!!!!!   The grave of Major Jonathan Evans, the first Captain of the Plough Boys, was located by Mike Willis.  The cemetery is located off Evans Dairy Road.   He was the first Commanding Officer of the Plough Boys, but was quickly promoted to Major of the 24th Regiment.  The graves of all three Captains of the Cumberland Plough Boys have now been found.

Jonathan Evans Grave

Jonathan Evans Grave

 

Ploughboys at Oak Grove Plantation

The first living history was held at Oak Grove Plantation.  It was a huge success.  The Plough Boys (pictures below) were heavily involved.

The public was allowed to tour the plantation house, and could see the cannon ball hole left by Confederate troops.  The Plough Boys participated in cannon and mortar demonstrations.   The Camp Store was set up in the kitchen house.  Many folks stopped in and bought a few items.

Overall it was a great event.  The plan will be to have a full-scale reenactment next year.

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Dwight & Susan operate the Camp Store

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Plough Boys at Oak Grove Plantation

Commander Jackson with General Johnston

Commander Jackson with General Johnston