Annual Pilgrimage to the Tomb of the Unknown Confederate Soldier
- Presented By: Beauvoir - The Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library
- Dates: February 20, 2021
- Time: Friday night banquet 6pm, Saturday ceremony 11am-2pm
- Price: $12.50 adults, $10 seniors/military, $7.50 6-18 yrs, free for kids under 5yrs
Beauvoir's Unknown Confederate Soldier is the ONLY Unknown Confederate Soldier in the world that receives a Pilgrimage. The ceremony is performed by the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.The weekend starts with a banquet Friday night February 19,2021 at 6:00pm. The following day Saturday, February 20,2021 is the pilgrimage. There will be a ceremony in the Beauvoir Memorial Cemetery, located here on our beautiful property. The pilgrimage starts at 11:00am, with guest speakers and a wreath-laying. Honor Guard, Sentinal at the grave of the Unknown Confederate Soldier.Beauvoir's Unknown Confederate Soldier is the ONLY Unknown Confederate Soldier in the world to have been awarded the Grand Decoration of Cilviry by the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.