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Annual Lee-Jackson banquet set for Friday
2011 is 150th anniversary of Civil War
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In this famous painting from the Civil War, General Robert E. Lee, left, confers with General Stonewall Jackson. - photo by Special
The Bulloch County Ogeechee Rifles Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans will hold its annual Lee-Jackson Banquet at 6 p.m. Friday inside RJ's Restaurant on South Main St. 2011 marks the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War. Outgoing Ogeechee Commander Deke Cox said: "This event is named in honor of the birthdays of Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas Jonathon "Stonewall" Jackson." The banquet also will feature a Southern Heritage musical concert, during which time songs about life in the South during the Civil War will be performed by well-known Southern musician Ross Moore."
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