Battle of Champion Hill
152nd Anniversary Event
May 16, 2015

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Official Site: The Battle of Champion Hill (May 16, 1863)
 
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Battle of Champion Hill Anniversary Events
27th May 16, 1890
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152nd
 

Friday afternoon, the day before the event

 

The day before the event. View looking north from near the Champion House marker

     
 
The day before the event  

The day before the event. Champion House marker in right center background

      
 

The 152nd Anniversary Event was held on the grounds of the Champion Hill Missionary Baptist Church and site of the original Champion House during the Battle of Champion Hill

 

Featured Speaker, Bertram Hayes-Davis, great-great grandson of Jefferson and Varina Davis

 

 

 

 
The Color Guard before the start of the activities Rebecca Drake opening the 152nd anniversary event
     

Event organizers, Rebecca Drake, Raymond, MS and Sid S. Champion V, Clinton, MS

  

Sid S. Champion V, Clinton, MS. Great-great grandson of Sid and Matilda Champion, owners of the Champion Plantation during the Battle of Champion Hill

   

Bertram Hayes-Davis, great-great grandson of Jefferson and Varina Davis

  Bertram Hayes-Davis

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