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@Photo CUTLINE:J.H. Underwood, Larry Cornwell and Jerry New of the Conyers Sons of Confederate Veterans chapter stand at the headstone of Zere Pendergrass Middlebrooks, who died in 1862 of congestive chills while guarding a railroad bridge during the Civil War. According to research conducted by a Sons of Confederate Veterans Member, his widow received $93.56 in accumulated pay upon his death. This was one of the headstones that was broken and repaired by the men. _ Staff Photos: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith

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Sons of Confederate Veterans salvage cemetery from ruin

The Conyers chapter of Sons of Confederate Veterans has saved a cemetery.


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