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Day 7 - H.K. Edgerton's March Across Virginia

(Pictures below)

Today,October 21, 2006, along with the brave men of the Garland & Rodes Camp #409 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, we began day 7 of the March Across Virignia from just on the out skirts of Charlottesville, Virginia. I was more than elated to have Commander Brian Giles and his men experience the love that Dennis, Ronnie, Terry Lee and myself have been experiencing all week long, and most importantly the opportunity for them to pass out some truths that many never hear unless they are lucky enough to have family, or belong to the Sons or Daughters of the Confederacy who know our true history. We were all so proud to have young Michael Lenz,President of the Appomattox Juniors Chapter 32, Children of the Confederacy not only lead us , but also tire us all out as he served as the road guard, running back and forth to continue his lead position.

The highlight of the day came for us when a member of the Charlottesville police not only wished us well, but responded when we told him that we were on our way to see the President; you are going to see Jeff Davis. We gave him three cheers, and all strutted down 29 like peacocks. God bless all those wonderful Charlotttesville police who kept a watchful eye on us .

Terry Lee has a doctors appointment on Tuesday, and we shall not march again until Wednesday morning, October 25, 2006.

It is too bad that the press of Charlottesville did not come out and interview us about the journey we are undertaking. However, the more I am in this area, the more it is plain that some folks of the media have climbed in the bed with those who hate all things Southern. My mama always said that the truth hurts, and I know they would have found plenty hurt had they experienced all the love we received from the people; Red, Yellow, Black and White as we made our way to the White House.

HK