Wednesday, January 13, 2010


Captain James W. Bryan Camp 1390 in Lake Charles and Maj. Jesse M. Cooper Camp 1665 DeRidder, Louisiana will pay tribute to two great Confederate generals, Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson at 7 p.m. Saturday, January 23, at Pat's of Henderson Restaurant in Lake Charles. This will be a major function of the year with tributes to generals Lee and Jackson, an outstanding speaker, tributes to our own Confederate ancestors and door prizes. We have a really special speaker this year, Fred Adolphus, who is the director of the military museum at Fort Polk and commander of Maj. Cooper Camp. His topic will be the Battle of Palmetto Hill, Texas, the last battle of the War for Southern Independence. We welcome our compatriots from the Louisiana Division in joining us for this very special evening for a joint banquet.
The menu items are as follows : Appetizer - -popcorn shrimp.

Entree (choice of) --- Fried Shrimp
Stuffed Snapper
Broiled Italian Chicken Breast (new item choice)
Ribeye Steak (all steaks will be cooked to "medium")
*all entree items served with salad, baked potato, dinner rolls, & beverage*

Dessert -- pecan pie cheesecake with choice of blueberries or strawberries (new item choice)
Note: Alcoholic beverage cost are the member/guest responsibility and not included in the cost of the banquet.

The cost of the meal is the same as last year - $30.00 per person. Payment should be by check made out to Camp 1390 or SCV for the number attending can be sent to Luke Dartez, adjutant, 908 Henning Road, Sulphur, La. 70665. The banquet room can accommodate up to 65 people.
Mike Jones,commander
Captain J.W. Bryan Camp 1390
Lake Charles,La

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