Saturday, December 15, 2012

2012 Wreaths Across America
Andersonville National Cemetery
15 December 2012

The first series of pictures were taken prior the Ceremony
which started at 12:00 Noon.  Every Cemetery involved with
Wreaths Across America held their Wreath Laying
Ceremony at the same time.

This is a view of the Civil War Heroes Markers. 
There are a total of over 13,000 buried here.

The Flag was at half mast, just as others across
America in Tribute to the Tragic Deaths suffered
on Friday, December 14, 2012 at Newtown, Connecticut.

Here you see a portion of the Civil Air Patrol Youth from
Griffin, Georgia.  They placed wreaths to honor each branch of

The Connecticut Monument was the site of
a special Wreath Laying Ceremony.

The purpose was to honor those who lost their lives
in the events of December 14, 2012 in the town of
Newton, Connecticut.

The Wreaths Across America received Television Coverage
in Middle Georgia

There were over 200 wreaths placed in Andersonville. 
During his comments at the beginning of the Ceremony
the Director of Andersonville informed us that his goal for 2014
is to have over 20,000 wreaths to honor each of the heroes
buried here.  2014 will be the 150th Anniversary of Andersonville
National Cemetery.

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