The SAR Magazine

Summer 2018

The SAR MAGAZINE is the official quarterly publication of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution published quarterly.

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6 2018 SAR Congress Convenes 12 Recognition Night 16 New Minutemen Inducted 18 SAR's Trip to Scotland Planned for May 2019 20 King's College London Partnership — Spain's Role in the American Revolution 23 TV Personalities Visit SAR 24 Report from the SAR Foundation 25 Naval Academy Awards 26 How to Re-create Your Patriot Ancestor's Company 27 Reenactor and Living History Committee 28 Graves of Our Fathers: Recent Southern Trips 32 Lt. Sarah Hartwell Shattuck 34 State Society & Chapter News 51 In Our Memory/New Members 62 When You Are Traveling SUMMER 2018 Vol. 113, No. 1 2 SAR MAGAZINE THE SAR MAGAZINE (ISSN 0161-0511) is published quarterly (February, May, August, November) and copyrighted by the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, 809 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202. Periodicals postage paid at Louisville, KY and additional mailing offices. Membership dues include The SAR Magazine. Subscription rate $10 for four consecutive issues. Single copies $3 with checks payable to "Treasurer General, NSSAR" mailed to the HQ in Louisville. Products and services advertised do not carry NSSAR endorsement. The National Society reserves the right to reject content of any copy. Send all news matter to Editor; send the following to NSSAR Headquarters: address changes, election of officers, new members, member deaths. Postmaster: Send address changes to The SAR Magazine, 809 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202. Publisher: President General Warren M. Alter 7739 E. Broadway Blvd., #73 Tucson, AZ 85710-3941 Ph: (520) 886-1980 Email: warrenalter@cox.net e ditor: Stephen M. Vest Associ A te e ditor: Patricia Ranft P.O. Box 559 Frankfort, KY 40602 Ph: (502) 227-0053 Fax: (502) 227-5009 Email: sarmag@sar.org h e A dqu A rters s t A ff Address : National Society Sons of the American Revolution 809 West Main Street Louisville, KY 40202 Ph: (502) 589-1776 Fax: (502) 589-1671 Email: nssar@sar.org Website: www.sar.org s t A ff d irectory As indicated below, staff members have an email address and an extension number of the automated telephone system to simplify reaching them. Executive Director: Don Shaw, ext. 6128, dshaw@sar.org SAR Foundation Fundraising Manager: Sarah Strapp Dennison, (502) 315-1777, ssdennison@sar.org Director of Finance: Mary Butts, ext. 6120, mbutts@sar.org Director of Operations: Michael Scroggins, ext. 6125, mscroggi@sar.org Special Events Coordinator: Debbie Smalley, ext. 6123, dsmalley@sar.org Acting Director of The Center/ Director of Education: Colleen Wilson, ext. 6129, cwilson@sar.org Librarian: Joe Hardesty, ext. 6131, library@sar.org Assistant Librarian/Archivist: Rae Ann Sauer, ext. 6132, rsauer@sar.org Librarian Assistant/Receptionist: Robin Christian, ext. 6138, library@sar.org Registrar: Jon Toon, ext. 6142, jtoon@sar.org Merchandise Director: Susan Griffin, ext. 6141, sgriffin@sar.org 6 Cover photo by Bob Gardner/ MGM Photography AWARD WINNER: This image of the Georgia Society SAR Color Guard, taken by James M. Ruff Jr. prior to an Atlanta Braves game, is the winner of the Thomas Jefferson Bond Jr. Memorial Photography Award. Among the Color Guard members was Georgia Compatriot James M. Ruff Sr., the photographer's father, who passed away just six weeks after this photo was taken.

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