Category Archives: National SAR Events

Cincinnati Compatriots Attend Memorial Service at Point Pleasant, West Virginia

Cincinnati SAR Compatriots Jack Bredenfoerder, Lee Wilkerson and Mike Gunn laid wreaths for the Cincinnati Chapter SAR, Ohio Society SAR and the Germany Society SAR at the Point Pleasant Battle Days Memorial Ceremony on Sunday, October 7th. The Battle of … Continue reading

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Cincinnati Compatriots Attend Yorktown 237th Anniversary Celebration

Cincinnati Compatriots Jack Bredenfoerder, Lee Wilkerson, Gregg Ballman attended an NSSAR wreath laying ceremony to memorialize Governor Thomas Nelson, Jr., a signer of the Declaration of Independence and Revolutionary War soldier on Friday, October 19th in Yorktown, Virginia. They were … Continue reading

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Cincinnati Compatriots Attend Ceremony at the Saratoga Battlefield

Cincinnati SAR Compatriot Shaun Smith and Cincinnati SAR President Jack Bredenfoerder where guest members of the Saratoga Battlefield SAR Color Guard for a memorial service at the Saratoga Battlefield. The ceremony was held on Sunday, September 16th and was sponsored … Continue reading

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Cincinnati SAR Attends the Ft. Laurens Memorial in Bolivar Ohio

http://local.cincinnati.com/share/story/262281 Michael B. Gunn, Ph.D. Past President, Patriot Graves Chair CCSAR Photos by Betty Franklin and Carole Gunn The Americans during the Revolutionary War completed the construction of Fort Laurens—named after Henry Laurens, president of the Continental Congress—in early December … Continue reading

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Revolutionary War Patriots Honored by Cincinnati SAR on July 1, 2018

In an Enquirer article on page 13A published on July 5, 2018 and written by Jeff Suess (Cincinnati Enquirer and USA Today Network reporter), he describes Patriots of the American Revolution who died and are buried in what is now … Continue reading

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CCSAR attends Yorktown Day Ceremony

http://local.cincinnati.com/share/story/255420 On October 29, 1781, the Continental Congress authorized the Yorktown Victory Monument at York, Virginia, to remember the surrender of Lord Cornwallis and the British army, news of which had just reached the Congress in Philadelphia. The monument was … Continue reading

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Battle of Point Pleasant Memorial Service

On October 8th, 4 members of the Cincinnati Chapter participated in a memorial service at Point Pleasant West Virginia. The memorial service is for battle that occurred October 10, 1774 between the Virginia Militia and the Indians from the Shawnee … Continue reading

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