PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - Veterans of all wars and their confederate ancestors were honored on Tuesday.
The honoring ceremony took place this evening at the sanctuary of Summerville Baptist Church in Phenix City, Ala.
It was hosted by the Russell County Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Every year, the chapter presents the cross of military service award to deserving veterans.
"We think it's important that we were honors those for their service for time and what," said Maureanne Swan with the Daughters of the Confederacy. "They sacrifice away from the families."
Six medals were awarded to attending veterans and posthumous veteran's representatives.