Samuel Hawkins


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Marker says “Samuel Hawkins Pvt. Inf. VA. State Line Rev. War. Samuel was later a Colonel in the War of 1812.” Samuel Hawkins Originally uploaded by beccafromchatham.

Tis Pride with these old men
To tell what they have seen.
‘Twill be Pride, when we are old,
To say that in our youth
We heard the tales they told
And looked on them in their truth.

– Anonymous

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