Leon Arthur, commander of the Confederate Cow Cavalry, Camp 2181 of the Sons of the Confederate Veterans, will speak about Confederate Memorial Day at the regular monthly meeting of the DeSoto County Historical Society. Free and open to the public, the event is today at the Family Service Center Annex (old West Elementary School cafeteria) at the corner of N. Orange Ave. and W. Effie St.
Lunch is available for $5 at 11:30 a.m. At noon, President Bebe Jackson will conduct a short business meeting before she introduces Arthur and his wife Evelyn. They will be wearing clothing from the Confederate era.
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