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O.C.G.A. § 1-4-20 (Official Code of Georgia Annotated)
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City of Warner Robins Proclaims April as Confederate History Month
City of Warner Robins
Confederate History and Heritage Month
Whereas: Our country is a nation of people united by a common history, unique heritage and diverse cultures and Houston County is rich in history of the War Between the States; and,
Whereas: Augustine Warner Robins, for whom the city was named, was the son of Confederate hero William Todd Robins, whose rose from a private in the Virginia 9th Cavalry to Commander of the Virginia 24th Cavalry regiment during the war and,
Whereas: The State of Georgia has long cherished her Confederate history and the great leaders who made sacrifices on behalf of the Confederate cause. Confederate Memorial Day has been observed in Houston County for many years; and,
Whereas: The month of April bears special significance since it marks both the beginning and the ending of the War Between the States.
NOW THEREFORE, I, CHARLES K. SHAHEEN, III, Mayor of the city of Warner Robins, Georgia do hereby proclaim April 2012 as "CONFEDERATE HISTORY AND HERITAGE MONTH" in Warner Robins, Georgia and encourage all residents to increase their knowledge of the role played by the Confederate States of America and her people in our country's history.
In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the City of Warner Robins to be affixed. This 2nd day of April 2012
(signed) Charles K. Shaheen, III
L-R: Adjutant Wayne Scarborough, Commander Steve Scroggins(holding proclamation), Mark Fields, Jerry Bridges, A.O. Smith, Lt. Commander Dr. Ben Lowery at Warner Robins City Hall