Joey Nolan represented the local Sons of Confederate Veterans in Knoxville
Over the weekend, Joey Nolan represented the TN Division of the SCV, and Cumberland Mtn. Rifles, Camp 386, Tracy City, at a Knoxville event recognizing former Tennessee State Representative Harry T. Burn.
A statue to Burn, who cast the deciding vote ratifying the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote, was celebrated in Knoxville. A reception was held on June 8, at the East Tennessee Historical Society Museum. A parade, with participants dressed in 1920s period clothing and reenacting the events of 1920, with the unveiling of the Burn statue, took place on June 9.
Burn was a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, as well as a past commander of Longstreet-Zollicoffer, Camp 87, in Knoxville.
TN Div. Lt. Cmdr. Joey Nolan stated it was great to represent the TN Div. and Tracy City Camp 386 in honoring a past SCV member and Camp 87 commander, along with present members of the Knoxville SCV Camp.