MOSSAR Harry S. Truman Chapter Color Guard Photo Gallery
William Miles Chick
Memorial Day 2014 War of 1812 Memorial Dedication Union Cemetery Kansas City, Missouri Monday, May 26, 2014
The Harry S. Truman Color Guard Team participated in a War of 1812 Memorial Dedication on Memorial Day 2014. Four soldiers were remembered today, who fought in the War of 1812 and are also the founders of the Town of Kanza, which we know today as Kansas City. A dedication to Jacob Ragan, George Tate, William Gillis, and William Miles Chick was held at the Memorial Day event located at Union Cemetery in Kansas City, MO.
Representing Westport Camp #64 Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War is Michael Lundeen. Three members representing the Captain Daniel Morgan Boone Chapter, Society of the War of 1812 is President Brian Smarker, Secretary Dale Crandell, and Dirk A. Stapleton. Major General Robert L. Grover represents the Sons of American Reviloution. There are also several members from the United States Daughters of 1812 who also participated in this event.
In addition, a Proclamation signed by Sylvester "Sly" James, Jr., Mayor of the fine city of Kansas City, Missouri, was read. The Proclamation stated that Mayor James does hereby proclaim Monday, May 26, 2014, as “Remembrance Day” for these four soldiers and urge all citizens to become more knowledgeable of the role the War of 1812 played in the history of our great nation and citizens of the state of Missouri; and also urge all citizens to fly the American Flag, and to give a prayer of thanks to these four soldiers who fought valiantly in the War of 1812.
Left Photo (L - R): Michael Lundeen, Dirk A. Stapleton, Major General Robert L. Grover, Dale Crandell, and Brian Smarker.
Left Center Photo (L - R): Carolyn Grover, Major General Robert L. Grover, Michael Lundeen, Dirk A. Stapleton, and Dale Crandell.
Right Center Photo (L - R): Michael Lundeen, Dirk A. Stapleton,
Dale Crandell, and Major General Robert L. Grover.
Right Photo (L - R): David McCann, Michael Lundeen, Dirk A. Stapleton,
and Dale Crandell, Major General Robert L. Grover, and Brian Smarker.