Iron Cross Dedication for Pvt. Caldwell

September 4, 2017

   On July 8, 2017, Fincastle Chapter 797 held an Iron Cross Dedication for Pvt. Fleming B. Caldwell (1812-1887), Burk’s Regt., Local Defense. The ceremony took place at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery outside of Fincastle and was attended by a number of Caldwell descendants, including third- and fourth-generation grandsons, who paid tribute by placing a wreath and flowers on Pvt. Caldwell’s grave. The chapter appreciates the assistance of good citizens in the repair of Pvt. Caldwell’s grave and the preparation of the Iron Cross for this ceremony. 

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