What Happened at the July Meeting?
1) Jeff Patrick reported that the headstone applications for the two graves in Kirksville are still being processed by the V.A. He hopes to have an update at the next meeting.2) Members were again encouraged to read and contribute material to the Phelps Camp blog (www.phelpscamp.blogspot.com).
3) A letter has been drafted to the Carthage, Missouri city administrator, asking the city’s permission to allow the SUV to place a monument to the Union veterans of the Battle of Carthage on city property. In anticiaption of a favorable reply, members of Phelps Camp are asked to think about a design and appropriate text.
The next meeting of Phelps Camp will be on Tuesday, September 7 at 7 p.m. at Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield.