Commemoration identifies unknown soldier

A two-day commemoration will reveal the identity of the only Confederate soldier interred at the Beaufort National Cemetery identified as unknown.

Friday, May 9 at 6 p.m. outside at the USCB Center for the Arts will be a dry encampment of Confederate re-enactors, live music, and an informal talk on a Civil War era medicine. At  7 p.m. inside the Center for the Arts will be a symposium on the life of Pvt. Haywood Treadwell, the recently identified unknown Confederate soldier. Tickets are $10 and available at 843-521-4145 or www.uscbcenterforthearts.com.

On Saturday, May 10, at 10 a.m., there will be an unveiling of the new gravestone for Pvt. Treadwell by Treadwell descendants.

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