Southampton teens attend camp
Published 11:10 am Tuesday, July 24, 2012
THAXTON—Two Southampton County teens from June 16-22 attended the 9th Annual Sam Davis Youth Camp at the Virginia Woodmen of the World Family Activity Center in Thaxton.
Attending with sponsorship from the Sons of Confederate Veterans Urquhart-Gillette Camp 1471 were Breanna Johnson, the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Earl Johnson, and Briggs Simmons, the son of Tommy and Katherine Simmons.
This camp combined recreation with instruction in Southern history and the War Between the States. Additional instruction included the theology of the South during the war and lessons on Southern heroes.