April 22, 2012 – 2 PM. Warrenton Cemetery. Join the Southern Fauquier Historical Society for the Re-dedication of Gen. L. L. Lomax, head stone. Sponsored by the Sons of Confederate Veterans, Black Horse Camp #780. Period attire welcome and encouraged, but not required.
Almost two years after a Confederate general’s grave marker was nearly destroyed by a blunt instrument, his grave marker is repaired and standing despite obvious new scars.
A farmer, 1856 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, and officer in the United States Army , he resigned his commission to join the Confederate Army at the outbreak of the War Between the States. A cavalry commander, he rose to the rank of major general and, at war’s end, surrendered his division along with others under the command of General Joseph E. Johnston.
Distinguished speakers, music, infantry, cavalry re-enactor units and a color guard will pass in review, and artillery and carbine volleys will be performed.
The public is encouraged to attend, for further information, please contact Dave Goetz, commander of the Black Horse Camp, Sons of Confederate Veterans, at: 540-351-6073 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.