The photos below were taken at the Southern Cross of Honor Ceremony held at Odum City Cemetery on Sept. 28, 2002 for Pvt. John Thompson of the 4th Georgia Cavalry, Co. E. Photos provided by 2nd great grand daughters of John Thompson, Jenny Londrico and Aletha T. Shell. Additional photos by Joel Newbern Hewitt. About 100 people attended the ceremony to honor the Georgia frontier pioneer and Thompson family patriarch. John Thompson died in 1901 in Odum Georgia.Be patient, the first time the slide show downloads it may be slow to respond.
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