April declared "Confederate History and Heritage Month" for Hohenwald/Lewis County


Back row from left is Hilldenbrandt, Bowden, Medford and Johns. Front row from left is Senator Hensley, City Mayor McKnight and County Mayor Keltner

On Friday, March 23, 2022, City Mayor Danny McKnight and County Mayor Jonah Keltner signed a proclamation which officially constituted April as Confederate History and Heritage Month.

The proclamation read, "April is the month in which the people of the Confederate States of America began and ended a four-year heroic struggle for states' rights, individual freedom, local government control and a determined effort for deeply held beliefs.

"Hohenwald/Lewis County supplied many citizen soldiers and officers who fought for their beliefs in this great struggle.. and has long recognized her Conf...

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