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The Helena Arkansas Daily World - Helena, AR
  • Black History salutes Civil War veteran

  • Civil War veteran Wesley Whitson is remembered for ferociously fighting for the betterment of all people during the Civil War and carrying his descendants close to his heart. Whitson is the great-grandfather of Vivian Holder, a current member of the Helena-West Helena city council and eight of her siblings. His honorary reme...
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  • Civil War veteran Wesley Whitson is remembered for ferociously fighting for the betterment of all people during the Civil War and carrying his descendants close to his heart. Whitson is the great-grandfather of Vivian Holder, a current member of the Helena-West Helena city council and eight of her siblings. His honorary remembrance is graced in time for Black History Month and the dedication of Freedom Park slated for the Feb. 23rd.

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