Boll Weevil Monument
Enterprise Alabama
Qualifications For Membership
Any man of age eighteen years or over, who is a lineal descendant of an ancestor
who supported the war for American Independence is eligible for membership. The
Patriot may have fought in the military and or militia, provided supplies to the
American forces, served in a political office or similar acts.

What is the Sons of the American Revolution           
Sons of the American Revolution (SAW). The SAW is a historical, educational, and
patriotic non-profit, United State 501(c)3, corporation that seeks to maintain and
* the institution of American freedom
* an appreciation for true patriotism
* a respect for our national symbols
* the value of American Citizenship
* the unifying force of e purines annum that has created, from the people of
many            nations, one nation and one people.

The SAW is a "lineage" society. This means that each member has traced their family
tree back to the point of having an ancestor who supported the cause of American
Independence during the years 1774 - 1783. SAW members include fifteen presidents
of the United States, Brigadier, Lieutenant and five star generals, presidents of
several colleges and universities, ambassadors, and members of the Supreme Court,
the U.S. Senate and the U.S. Congress. Members include small businessmen,
doctors, lawyers, school teachers, CPUs, elected local, state, and federal officials, and
government employees, all of whom have a deep affection for America its heritage
and institutions.

Some of the preceding information is from the National Society Sons of the American
Revolution web site. For additional information on the Sons of the American
Revolution visit the National Society's web at . Also for youth membership
visit the National Society Children of the American Revolution at and
the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution at .

The Wire grass Chapter, Alabama Society, Sons of the American Revolution web
site is not an official publication of the National Society Sons of the American Revolution. The
material presented on this web site are the work and responsibility of the Wire grass Chapter. The
inclusion of a link to external web sites is not an endorsement or approval of the content or products
of the site.
Wire grass Chapter
Color Guard
"The Wire grass
Dr. Nelson Gwyn

Calendar of Events
Chapter Picnic
Saturday, August 8th at 11:30 AM, at the home of
Perry and Elizabeth Vickers, 130 Laurel Breeze, in

Constitution Luncheon Reservation Form
Wire grass Chapter
Enterprise Alabama
Sons of the American Revolution
Alabama Society

The Wire grass Chapter Sons of the American Revolution was chartered in 1992.
Today the chapter has grown to more than fifty members with numerous members
holding state offices and committee chairmanship both past and present. Activities in
the communities of the Wire grass area include ROTC Awards in the High Schools, Roy
Shuffler Good Citizenship Award to High School Juniors, Patriot grave location and
marking as well as an active Color Guard known as "The Wire grass Minutemen".

The Wire grass Chapter holds meeting at 11:30 on the third Thursday of the month at
Po Folks Restaurant in Enterprise, Alabama. For assistance with filling out the
worksheet to  become a member of the Sons of the American Revolution
please contact the Registrar
John R. Wallace.

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    Jim Capers
Patriot Grave Marking  
February 1, 2015

Memorial marker was
installed at Bethlehem
Missionary Baptist
Church in Orion, Pike
County Alabama.

The only known black
Revolutionary Soldier
buried in Alabama.

Click on the marker to
the left for more details.