1 May 2018: East Tennessee History Awards presented by the East Tennessee Historical Society at the Foundry in downtown Knoxville, TN. The McTeer Camp is honored to receive an award for the third consecutive year. Camp members David McReynolds and George Lane attended to receive the award on behalf of the camp. The citation read: “The Major William A. McTeer Camp continuously showcases excellence in leadership by preserving local and regional history and heritage through locating, marking, and holding dedications for unmarked graves or damaged headstones of Union veterans. The camp participates in a wide variety of events and memorials and works with Boy Scout and ROTC groups.”
28 April 2018: Headstone dedication service for Civil War Surgeon Celso Pierucci at the Old Gray Cemetery in Knoxville, TN. A great event for the camp and our community, including the direct descendants of Surgeon Pierucci who came and also participated in our service. The event received good coverage by the local media.
7 April 2018: The McTeer Camp hosted the 23rd Annual Encampment of the Department of Tennessee:
3 March 2018: Richard Holmes doing his work at Blue Spring Cemetery in Roane County.
17 January 2018: Recognition for our participation in the 2017 Wreaths Across America event. Thank you to everyone in the Camp who participated this year.
09 January 2018: Camp Mess at Calhoun’s By the Creek Restaurant in Maryville, TN. A great start to a New Year!