Press "Enter" to skip to content

Remembering Pvt. Gardner

Franklin R. Lemon, deacon emeritus at Gloucester’s Shepherdsville Baptist Church, took time out of his day Monday afternoon to pay tribute to James Daniel Gardner. Gardner, a Medal of Honor recipient, served during the Civil War as a private in Company I, 36th U.S. Colored Troops and is remembered with a marker on the Gloucester court circle. Lemon read the marker’s inscription aloud then said a silent prayer on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

To view the rest of this article, you must log in. If you do not have an account with us, please subscribe here.