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Auxvasse’s Elijah Gates Camp 570 Recognized

The Missouri Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans named the Auxvasse-based Elijah Gates Camp 570 best camp and recognized Gates Camp member Charles (Don) Ernst with the Col. Joseph C. Porter Award for outstanding service.

The recognition is well-deserved after the group saw two major achievements during 2014: the research, finding, and dedication of the mass grave at the Battle of Moore’s Mill, and the establishment of the camp’s permanent headquarters.  Click the link below to read more:

http://www.fultonsun.com/news/2015/apr/02/elijah-gates-camp-570-recognized-best-chapter-miss/

About the Author
Caitlin O'Leary is the Programs Manager for Missouri's Civil War Heritage Foundation. Contact her at col@mocivilwar.org.

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