Voice From The Stone Honorees

On an annual basis, the Union County Veterans Remembrance Committee selects one or more Union County Veterans as its Honoree for the annual Veteran's Day ceremony held at the Union County Veteran's monument.

Select a Voice From The Stone Honoree below to find out more details about the veteran and their service.

Voice From The Stone Honorees:

  • 2019 Honoree: Oscar C. Decker
  • 2018 Honoree: Ralph Ewing
  • 2017 Honorees: Calvin E Newell, Charles G Bowersmith, Ronald Hamilton
  • 2016 Honoree: Ransom Reed
  • 2015 Honoree: James Cochenour
  • 2014 Honorees: Ralph Berger, Dyer Bird
  • 2013 Honorees: John "Blackie" Porter, Harold Neibler
  • 2012 Honorees: Alviron Wilcox, Charles Wilcox


Alviron (Melviron) Wilcox


Civil War

Service Branch(es)


Date of Birth


Date of Death


Cause of Death

Died of Disease (Erysipelas and Dysentery)

Place of Death

Big Shanty, Georgia


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