report by Colonel George Waller Chapter President Bob Vogler
On Saturday, May 20, Jeff Briggs and Bob Vogler, Col. George Waller Chapter compatriots attended the SAR Flag Retirement Ceremony at the Alamance Battleground State Historic Site at Burlington, NC. The ceremony was conducted by Dr. Sam Powell president of the SAR Foundation and Ken Wilson the president of the Halifax Resolves Chapter- NCSSAR.
They also attended the 246th anniversary of the “Fight for the Backcountry” which reenacts the pre- Revolutionary War battle of Alamance. The day’s activities concluded with the NCSSAR’s 21st Annual Patriots’ Day wreath laying ceremony to commemorate the Revolutionary War battles of Clapps’ Mill, Pyle’s Defeat, and Lindley’s Mill as well as the battle of Alamance.