History and images have been compiled from various sources including, among others, the 1987 National Register of Historic Places, Stack & Beasley's 1902 Sketches of Monroe and Union County, Union County Public Library (Patricia Poland, Genealogy & Local History Librarian), the Heritage Room Photo Collection, North Carolina Map Collection, Rootsweb - An Ancestry.com Community and Ancestry.com family histories.

Confederate Memorial Day Celebration - May 10, 1937

Reuben James (standing)

#5 from Left - Isabelle Wolfe
#7 from Left - Mrs. John Welch
Left rear - Rev. Dan McGeachy
Extreme Right - Mr. Kirkman
Notes per The Monroe Enquirer, dated May 13, 1937 (p.1), seven veterans attended a dinner given by the U.D.C. at the Hotel Monroe. They were: Jas. A. Griffin, Wm. Hayes, Reuben James, A.W. McManus, W.M. Perry, M.A. Walters, and T.E. Williams (Heritage Room files)

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