Goss, Woodlief recognized for participation in 'Cemetery Walk'

Jan. 24, 2014 @ 09:28 AM

Mildred Goss and Velvet Woodlief, of the Bowling Wood Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, recently received certificates of appreciation from Joseph Dickerson Jr. on behalf of the Lt. John T. Bullock Sons of the Confederate Veterans Camp No. 2205 in Stem for their assistance with the first Historic Cemetery Walk at Elmwood Cemetery in Oxford.

The walk was held to honor the more than 70 Confederate veterans buried at Elmwood.

At the walk, Goss, Woodlief and three other chapter members dressed in period mourning clothes and conducted tours of the burial sites.

Goss is the current president of the chapter and Woodlief the recording secretary.

Other UDC chapters at the event included the Joseph J. Davis Chapter of Louisburg and the Bennet Place Chapter of Durham.