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Richard Kirkland honored
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A ceremony to honor the memory of Richard Kirkland, known as "The Angel of Mary’s Heights," was held Dec. 12 in Quaker Cemetery. The ceremony, held at Kirkland’s monument in Quaker Cemetery in Camden, was organized and sponsored by the John D. Kennedy Chapter #308, United Daughters of the Confederacyamd the Joseph B. Kershaw Camp #82, Sons of Confederate Veterans. Kirkland, a soldier in the Confederate Army, is remembered for his heroic, unselfish deed during the Battle of Fredericksburg, Va.