Appomattox Chapter 11, Virginia Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy®

Iron Cross Dedication for Robert Elliott
The Long Road Home- 150th Appomattox
Iron Cross Dedication for George W. Abbitt
The Long Road Home - Sailor's Creek Re-enactment
Iron Cross Dedication for Hawkes Brothers
Iron Cross Dedication for Early Brothers
Iron Cross and Dedication at Liberty Baptist Cemetery
Iron Cross Dedication for James Lacy Price
National Public Lands Day
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Iron Cross Dedication for Bradford Thomas Wilmer
Iron Cross Dedication for Robert Jefferson Hudson
Iron Cross Dedication for Nathaniel C. Wilson
Iron Cross Dedications
Iron Cross and Marker Dedication for Clement Jordan Lipscomb
Iron Cross and Memorial Service for Alexander Family
Iron Cross Dedication for George Frank Powell
Iron Cross Dedication for Robert Elliott
Iron Cross Dedication for Richard Price
Ironcross Dedication for Silas Stinnett
Iron Cross Dedication for Chancey Ferguson
Iron Cross Dedication for Thomas Wooldridge and Thomas O'Brien
Iron Cross Dedication for Elisha Lucado
Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson weekend event, May 11-13, 2007
September 2003 Re-enactment
Massing of the Flags
Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA
2006 Jefferson Davis National Memorial Service
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2002 Jefferson Davis National Memorial Service
Railroad Festival 2002
Railroad Festival 2006
Railroad Festival 2019

The Appomattox Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy, the Appomattox Rangers Court House Camp, The Garland Rhodes SCV Camp, The Campbell County SCV Camp and the Appomattox Chapter Children of the Confederacy all joined together on December 3, 2006 at a little country cemetery in Evington Virginia to honor Private Robert Philip Elliott of Co. D 18th VA Battalion of the Heavy Artillery CSA.  Mr. Elliott was born September 19, 1834 the son of James and Elizabeth Phillips Elliott of Campbell County.  Robert married Louisa Catherine Mann on 12-29-1853 and they had the following children: Robert Fletcher, Nannie, William, Philip Terrell, Mary E., Georgianna, Chamford and Thomas H. Elliott.  Mr. Elliott enlisted on 3-5-1862 at Campbell County Court House in Patteson's Co, VA Heavy Artillery as 4th Corporal  and transferred to the 18th VA Heavy Artillery. He was reduced in rank to Private around November 1863. Private Elliott was taken prisoner on 4-6-1865 at Burkes Farm and sent to Newport News on 4-14-1865. He took the oath and was released on 7-1-1865.  Mr. Elliott returned home to live and  work at Rock Castle Farm, which was owned by the famous Dr. John J. Terrell of Lynchburg. Dr. Terrell , a Quaker, is well known for his work at the Pest House as well as being one of the best physicians in that time period. On September 22, 1869 Mr. Elliott was murdered after arguing with a neighbor over a dog. The man who murdered Mr. Elliott was Samuel Clay, son of General Olin Green Clay of Lynchburg.  Mr. Clay never went to trail for this murder - his court dates came up three time and after the third time the charges were dropped as he did not receive a speedy trial. Mr. Elliott was laid to rest in the Farmer-Burrus Graveyard, Evington Virginia in Campbell County. Mr. Elliott's wife Louisa was buried next to him in October 1927. A marker was placed there in her honor on 12-3-2006. Many of the Elliott descendents still live in and around the Campbell County area and about 70 of them were in attendance for these marker dedication. 

Welcome guest to cemetery
Valorie Tillett, Carol Williams, Joan Butler

Chapter members participating in service
Iron Cross Service

Appomattox Court House Rangers, Camp 1733
Color Guard

Singing "Dixie Land"
Wade D. Locy

Reading of the poem " Dear Ancestor"
Carter, GGG Grandson

Unveiling the Iron Cross Marker
Ethan , 6th Cousin descendant

Receiving the veil
Carolyn Austin and Ethan

Iron Cross on Robert Philip Elliott's grave

Jessee Osborne, Appomattox Court House Rangers, Camp 1733