The Rockdale News Rockdale News Digital Edition February 25, 2015 - Page 4

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 OTU YAR ER M ARE In Depth What’s in store with the HIRD AT R? ADE GR THAN S Take the test on the next page! GEORGIA MILESTONES BY STAFF REPORTS The Rockdale County Historical Society and the Major General Joseph Wheeler Camp #863 Sons of Confederate Veterans will present a Sesquicentennial observance of Brigadier General Kenner D. Garrard’s Raid in July, 1864, at Conyers Station. Featured speaker will be local Society Member, Ms. Rosanna Taylor, author of “The War Comes to Conyers Station”. Also SCV members will feature personal Civil War artifacts, memorabilia, and special recognition of regiments by J. H. Underwood, Commander. Thirty-six year old Brigadier General Kenner D. Garrard commanded both U.S. Army infantry and cavalry units during... READ MORE man on the street We ask Heritage High School students if they’re ready for the Georgia Milestones test