15 Sep 2017 Bristol, TN
report submitted by Jerry G. Phillips
A Grave Dedication Ceremony honoring these five Revolutionary War Patriots: William Carr, Rev. Joseph Rhea Sr. , Joseph Rhea Jr., Mathew Rhea and William Rutledge was conducted at Weaver Cemetery Bristol, TN. on Friday September 15, 2017. SAR Chapters from Tennessee, Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia participated. Virginia SAR chapters participating were the Gen. William Campbell, Martin’s Station and Overmountain Men Chapters. Those compatriots participating in the program or otherwise contributing to this grave marking qualified for 5 of the 15 markings required for the SAR Patriot Grave Marking Medal.