Camp Meetings are Each month and open to those interested in history See Calendar for dates, times and location.  
   


  


Our Meetings 

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The Next Camp Events: 

For more information or to join the camp contact our Commander or Adjutant at 

  BHC780@gmail.com

____What's Happening!____

Black Horse Camp #780 

Next: Camp Meeting

Tuesday August 6, 2019

7:00 PM

Warrenton American Legion Post 72

Come out for a morning of Fellowship and a time to talk history. 

Guest speaker:TBA If you are interested in history or joining, come on out and see what it is all about. 

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First Friday -August 2nd  - 4:30 - 9:00 PM

The Camp will have a place on First Friday this year,

The first one is in May  Please join us

We need Volunteers to help set up, spend time with the public, and then also Break down. Come when you can for an hour or 2.  Contact Commander Hudson, if you can help.

  

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Confederate Remembrance Day


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Annual Camp Picnic June 15, 2019

Prospector's Pavilion at the Gold Mine Museum and Park, Goldvien Virginia. 


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SCV and Community Service

In Fauquier 2019- 2018

Provide 40 cases of Water to The 

Fauquier Food Bank - February

Install Southern Cross of Honor for 
Pvt. Frank Jett Lomax - March

Participated in the Warrenton Spring Festival 

with Exhibit tent - May

Gave Hundley Awards to 3 JROTC Cadets. - May

Participated in the First Friday Events

of Old Town Warrenton, May, June, & July 

2018

Assist Fauquier Family Cemetery Foundation to reclaim the Moore Cemetery - March

Install tombstone and Mark Pvt. Thomas Moor's grave site. - April

Submitted funds for SCV Sam Davis Camp to sponsor a child - May 

Gave Hundley Awards to
3 JROTC Cadets. - May

 Participated in the Warrenton Spring Festival with Exhibit tent - May

Participated in the First Friday Events of Old Town Warrenton, June, Aug, Sept, & Oct.

Participated in Brandy Station History Day with period artifacts and display. 

Provided financial  and Onsite Physical Support to the Serve Our Willing Warriors House in Prince William County - On Going

Participated in Display and Education at Germanna Foundation Conference - July

Assisted the UDC in cleaning tombstones in the Warrenton Cemetery - Oct.  

Toured Arlington Cemetery 
and took time out to honor the fallen soldiers from all wars.

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Our Annual Meeting

                   November 2018

Our Annual Meeting November 2016


         Commander’s Corner    

Greetings Compatriots


A few notes for our July "Vacation Month"


The Black Horse Camp will be participating in the Old Town Warrenton "First Friday" event Friday, August 2nd.  The theme for the night is  Dog Days. The schedule is the same as always: We will set-up at 5:00 PM. I will be there with the booth stuff at that hour. The event officially begins at 6:00 PM and runs until 9:00 PM (or so).

We have been informed that the spaces have been renumbered and reduced in size. Assistance setting up at 5:00 PM will be greatly appreciated as it takes a few people to set up the booth and tables and it will probably be warm. Late help to tear down is also appreciated. I hope to see you there.

You should have or soon will receive in the mail correspondence from Ted Crockett, Adjutant Virginia Division, SCV. This is the 2019 Virginia Division membership renewal statement. Your 2019-2020 dues for National, Va. Division, and Black Horse Camp #780 are listed. Please complete this form, write a check payable to Black Horse Camp #780 for the total amount, and return the form and check to    James D. Glenn, Black Horse Camp # 780, 13602 Union Church Road, Sumerduck, VA 22742. ASAP.  

An envelope has been provided with a window so that Jim's address will show.  It couldn't be easier. Promptness will be greatly appreciated. Late fees are imposed after September 1st this year by National.

If you have not received a packet of tickets for a chance to receive a gift of four passes to the Fall International Gold Cup Races, please contact Lory or me to acquire them. We are hoping that you can offer these tickets to family and friends for a donation of $5.00 for each ticket to the camp. You may want to donate yourself. Tickets come in packs of ten. This is a great fundraiser for the Camp and will be used to replenish our resources available to set and maintain graveyards and tombstones, along with our other activities.  The drawing for the winning ticket will be August 16th, so sales will end in early August.

Don't forget: There will not be a Camp Meeting in July. our next one is August 6th at the American Legion post in Warrenton.

Regards

Rick Hudson, Commander

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February 2019

Regular Meeting and 

Induction of New Members 


March 2019

Regular Meeting and 

Induction of New Member


March 2019

Members in Action


Pvt. Frank Lomax



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First Friday Exhibits

Please join us as we take to the street 

and share history May to October. 

 

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Volunteer now for any of the up coming camp activities.  Without your help they are not possible! 


Quicks Link to:

Camp Calendar:

SCV Camp Salutes: 

State posted events:

National events blog:

Camp Bylaws

Civil War Times News:

National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg PA

Our Confederate Heroes, a project of Camp 1708 

 Updated 7/9/2019