Missouri Society Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard Photo Gallery
Private Gilead Rupe War of 1812 Patriot Grave Dedication National Society United States Daughters of 1812 State of Missouri James Kearney Chapter Machpelah Cemetery Lexington, MO Sunday, June 22, 2014
The MOSSAR Color Guard team participated in a War of 1812 Patriot Grave Dedication event for Private Gilead Rupe, which was located at Machpelah Cemetery in Lexington, MO. The MOSSAR Color Guard Team presented the National Colors for the James Kearney Chapter, State of Missouri, National Society United States Daughters of 1812.
Private Gilead Rupe is listed as first white settler of Lafayette County, MO, in 1815. He fought in the MO Militia of the War of 1812.
Left Photo - Brian Smarker (in War of 1812 uniform) kids names unknown.
Center Photo - Members of Men Society of the War of 1812 in the State of Missouri; Russell F. DeVenney, Robert L. Grover, President of Captain Daniel Morgan Boone Chapter of Kansas City, Brian Smaker, President War of 1812 in the State of Missouri, J. Wayne Merrill, and David McCann.
Right Photo - James L. Scott Western CG Commander, Alvin L. Paris, Russell F. DeVenney, Richard A. Mathews, Robert L. Grover, Brian Smarker, J. Wayne Merrill, and Robert J. Corum, MO CG Commander.