FORward – July 2018

FORward – July 2018

Historic Rail Fence Reconstructed on Raymond Battlefield Friends of Raymond, with the help of the Civil War Trust, purchased 67 acres of core battlefield property at Raymond in June 2009. In Spring 2011, an amateur FOR archaeology team, led by Ret. Brig. Gen. Parker...
FORward – July 2018

FORward – December 2017

FOR Receives Donation to Complete Union Infantry Markers FOR Receives Donation to Complete Union Infantry Markers Friends of Raymond is delighted to announce that John L. Nau, III, CEO of Eagle Distributors, L.P., the nations largest distributor of Anheuser -Busch...
FORward – July 2018

FORward – September 2017

Whitworth Rifle Completes Confederate Battery Installation of a replica Whitworth Rifle barrel at the Confederate battery on November, 2016, completed FOR’s long-term goal of re- producing and emplacing eve- ry piece of artillery involved in the Battle of Raymond. All...
FORward – July 2018

FORward – December 2014

A Message from the President— The Year in Review The Friends of Raymond had a busy and productive 2014. However, our organization lost one of its most generous and prominent supporters in January with the death of Dennis Driscoll of Safety Harbor, Florida. Driscoll...
FORward – July 2018

FORward – July 2014

Confederate Battery Work We are so excited to begin the improvements at the Confederate Battery at the corner of Port Gibson Street and Old Port Gibson Road (near the old Magna Plant.) Friends of Raymond has a lease for the property where a Confederate force of about...