Nov 11th Patriot Grave Marking Dedication

The Captain James Neal Chapter honored Patriot Charles Asbury Parsons, Sr. on November 11, 2020 at the Grove Baptist Cemetery. (formerly Parsons Cemetery). Patriot Parsons was the first buried in the family cemetery along with many in the Parsons family. Several family members were present for the event including Compatriots Dan and Phillip Thomas who recently joined the chapter.
Compatriot Parsons served in the Virginia Rangers Militia under the command of Captain John Harness.
It was a rainy day, but the rain subsided long enough for a musket salute.