May 14, 2005

Joel Baker Confederate Veteran's Marker Dedication

Page 1 of Photos

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The Sons of Confederate Veterans are ready to present colors

Ready to Present Colors when we're ready to start service

Marching with colors to post at positions for Pledges.

Marching Colors to Position

Placing Colors in position

Pledges of Allegiance and Confederate Salute

Commander H W Irby Opening Words

Commander Irby Begins Program

Invocation by Jerry Don Horsley

Ken welcomes friends and family, the Pin Oak Cemetery Association and the Sons of Confederate Veterans

Rita welcomes friends and family, the Cemetery Association & the Sons of Confederate Veterans and tells a little about her search for the Baker family

Rita gives Joel Baker Biography

This Confederate plays beautiful music!

Playing Ashokan Farewell

Playing Amazing Grace

Youngest present, Brennen Baker, gggg-grandson of Joel Baker unveils the marker

Brennen Daniel Baker - GGG-Grandson unveils the marker

Granddaughter Jean Johnson Wood Prather and her great-grandson, Gus Holland, lay the family wreath.

Jean and Gus

Jean Prather and Great-Grandson Gus Holland lay the family wreath on the grave.

Laying on of the Confederate Wreath

Ken during his Libation toast

Sharing the drink


Graphics & music are courtesy of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and

Joel & Aurelia Baker's Biographies



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