Saturday, September 4, 2021
Eutawville, South Carolina
Compatriot Douglas Doster of the Battle of Eutaw Springs Chapter was presented with a commission of Colonel of the South Carolina Militia, by the South Carolina Battlefield Trust. The presentation was given at the Commemoration of the 240th Anniversary of the Battle of Eutaw Springs.
The presentation reads:
To all those who shall read these presents, greeting and know ye that;
The South Carolina Battlefield Trust now come,
hereby name, appoint, and commission
C O L O N E L
in the South Carolina Militia
With all and singular rights, privileges, members hereditaments,
honors, courtesies, opportunities and belonging to this rank.
WHEREAS you have demonstrated extraordinary effort, committed conduct and selfless service to
for, and on behalf of the historic battlefields in South Carolina, and
WHEREAS you have garnered the rear recognition and respect of numerous persons for your actions
in this field of history and historic preservation, and
WHEREAS your abilities, talents, and fidelity have been found invested and extraordinarily committed,