The SAR Magazine

Winter 2018-2019

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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XX SAR MAGAZINE Gov. Joseph Hiester Chapter The Gov. Joseph Hiester Chapter Color Guard participated in Allegiance Sunday on Sept. 16, 2018, at St. John's United Church of Christ in Fleetwood, Pa. Above, from left, are Capt. Charles H. Seibert, Compatriots Bruce L. Dietrich, Nevin C. Miller, Willard N. Brensinger Jr., David G. Loose Jr., Peter Reinhart, Robert M. Hillegas, Nevin "Skip" Miller, Eric H. Troutman, Rev. Paul Jones, Floyd N. Turner II and Raymond H. Longacre. SOUTH CAROLINA SOCIETY Col. Robert Anderson Chapter The Col. Robert Anderson Chapter sponsored the 243rd anniversary celebration of the Battle of the Great Cane Brake Dec. 1, 2018, at Hopkins Farm in Simpsonville. Chapter President Bob Krause began with welcoming remarks and an introduction about the battle. Chapter Vice President John Satterthwaite led the invocation, and ceremonial pledges were led by several compatriots. Greetings and welcoming remarks were made by Vice President General Dan Woodruff (South Atlantic District). A presentation on the history of the Battle of the Great Cane Brake was given by Chapter Historian Glenn Farrow. Several SAR and DAR members and other state society representatives presented wreaths. The SAR State Color Guard concluded the program with a rifle volley. Area middle schools are invited to attend the annual program, and about 85 students attended this year. The class with the most students receives a monetary award. First place receives $100, second place $50 and third place $25. Students, their parents and teachers interact with a period-themed booth of a Colonial Militia camp and weapons demonstration. Col. Matthew Singleton Chapter Col. Matthew Singleton Chapter members participated in the Sumter County Veterans Day Parade Nov. 12. Front row, from left: John Owen and President Frank Brown. Back row, from left: John Davis Jr. and David King. [Photo by Barbara Brown] Gov. Paul Hamilton Chapter Beaufort's Gov. Paul Hamilton Chapter held its Annual Dinner Meeting on Dec. 7, 2018, at the Dataw Island Club on Saint Helena Island. Guest speaker Alan Stello entertained those attending with a presentation on "The Charleston Battalion of Artillery and the Battle of Port Royal Island, S.C." Chapter President Frank Gibson welcomed everyone and presented five-year service awards to Dana Angier Cheney and Thomas Evans Wilson. Joseph Barry Henson Jr. was recognized for 10 years of service. The installation of officers and the oath were presided over by SCSSAR Low Country Vice President Wayne Cousar. President Frank Gibson gave the oath to new member Robert Ellis de Treville. 36 SAR MAGAZINE Left, Glenn Farrow delivered history and background of the Dec. 22, 1775 Battle of the Great Cane Brake. [Photo by Thomas C. Hanson]. Right, the Gov. Paul Hamilton Chapter's Dinner Meeting, from left, Wayne Cousar (Low Country vice president), Randy Atkins (treasurer), Joe Riddle (vice president), Frank Gibson (president), Alan Stello (guest speaker), Tom Wilson (registrar), Peter Somerville (secretary), Bill Sammons (chaplain) and Mike Keyserling (color sergeant).

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