Missouri Society Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard Photo Gallery
Private James Hopkins Grave Marking Ceremony on Sunday, May 1st, 2005.
MOSSAR Color Guard members are shown here at the James Hopkins grave marking ceremony on Sunday, May 1st, 2005. In the summer of 1781, James Hopkins, at the age of 16, was drafted into the Continental Army. He served as a Private in COL Thomas Farmer's North Carolina regiment. He participated in the Battle of Eutaw Springs in South Carolina. James Hopkins died in 1849 at the age of 84 and was buried in the family cemetery on his farm, located about two miles west of Fair Play on East 425th Road in Polk County.
(L-R) Alvin L. Paris, Dan G. Cox, Gerald R. McCoy, Melvin J. McNeal, Glen W. Gohr, James L. Scott, and Robert L. Grover, MOSSAR Color Guard Commander.