Elizabeth Camp Glover
Mother of Confederate Reunions
In 1896 the SCV recognized this southern lady as the
originator of the confederate reunions. In the centennial year the SCV
honored her as "The Mother of the Confederate Reunions". She
was the widow of Lt. Col. Thos. Glover of Co. A. 21 GA Inf. CSA. He died
in the battle of III Winchestor.
In 1867 after the war between the states with "For God
and Country" her motto she rode the country side of Campbellton
Co., GA to assemble the comrades of her fallen husband to a basket
dinner ant "to talk over the war". Thus began the Confederate
Reunions. She lived to be 86 years of age, dying at Corsicana, Texas
April 14, 1915.
Location: Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Texas