Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Westport Camp #64

Kansas City, Missouri


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2007 Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony

This page includes the Memorial Day Ceremony held at the Liberty Memorial and a Memorial Day Ceremony held at Union Cemetery on 28 May 2007 in Kansas City, MO.

Pictured here is Jim Beckner, Westport Camp #64 member speaking during the Memorial Day ceremony held at the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, MO. Jim Beckner provided a tribute to the fallen soldiers of years past by reciting "Freedom Is Not Free," which has become an annual tradition for him.

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