Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution rededicates Alexander Hodge’s grave

On Saturday, October 26, The Alexander Hodge Chapter of the Texas Society of the Sons of the American Revolution rededicated the grave of Alexander Hodge at the Hodge Cemetery on Old Richmond Road, Sugar Land.

The rededication of the grave was in conjunction with the 20th. anniversary of the formation of the Alexander Hodge Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution. The ceremony started with Color Guard, in full dress, honoring the flags of the United States. Texas and The Sons & Daughers of the American Revolution.

The president of the Alexander Hodge Chapter, Tom Meinecke, read a brief history of Alexander Hodge. Brandi Sellepack, regent of the Alexander Hodge National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, spoke about the history of her chapter as well.  Boy Scouts were in attendance to assist with parking and the ceremony.

Alexander Hodge, 1857 – 1936, is the only Revolutionary War Soldier buried in Fort Bend County.  He also participated in the Texas Revolutionary War assisting the future citizens of the Republic of Texas, thus being the hero of both the American and Texas Revolution.

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