• GEORGIA DIVISION UNVEILS ONLINE GRAVE REGISTRY

    GEORGIA DIVISION UNVEILS ONLINE GRAVE REGISTRY

    Men of the Georgia Division and friends, One of the items which I promised to deliver to our Division if I was elected commander at our Reunion last month was the online grave registry on which former Commander Jack Bridwell and many of you have already done so much work over the last few years in cataloging the graves of our Confederate heroes.  I am happy to announce that the grave registry is now up and online for your use […]

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  • Georgia Sons Approve Aggressive New Heritage Platform

    Georgia Sons Approve Aggressive New Heritage Platform

    (Atlanta – June 30, 2014)   This month the Georgia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans held their 117th Annual Reunion in Columbus and approved the most aggressive heritage platform since the Georgia flag fight more than a decade ago.  Coming off several months of increases in membership and finances following the announcement of the Division’s new specialty license plate in Georgia which was featured on every major news outlet in the nation in February, the Sons had the largest attendance […]

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  • Confederate Memorial Day Events Around Georgia

    Confederate Memorial Day Events Around Georgia

      As in several other Southern states, April 26 is celebrated in Georgia as Confederate Memorial Day.  In addition to hundreds other events going on around the state during the month of April in celebration of Confederate Memorial Day and Confederate History & Heritage Month, here are some of the events which will take place this weekend. Make plans to attend one or more of these events… and take the whole family! Confederate Memorial Day Observances 4th Brigade, Middle Georgia […]

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  • Sam Davis Youth Camp

    Sam Davis Youth Camp

      The Georgia Division is proud to support the Sam Davis Youth Camp program of the SCV.  This year, there are camps in both Texas and Virginia.  The following link has much more information about the SDYC. Video about the Sam Davis Youth Camp

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  • Increase in New Tag Sales

    Increase in New Tag Sales

    PRESS RELEASE         NEW SCV LICENSE PLATENUMBERS FINALLY RELEASED     (ATLANTA – April 16, 2014)  Just a little more than a week before Confederate Memorial Day is officially observed across the state, the Sons of Confederate Veterans have released the first update on the sale of their new specialty license plate in Georgia which prominently features the Confederate battle flag since it made national news in February. Media outlets across America carried the story in February concerning […]

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  • SW Georgia Confederate Memorial Service

    SW Georgia Confederate Memorial Service

    SW GEORGIA CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL SERVICE THIS SATURDAY       TIME:  Saturday, Music begins at 9am; Service at 10am LOCATION:  Albany, GaDIRECTIONS:  Hwy.91 Philema Road 1/2 mile past Chehaw Park on the Dougherty-Lee county line (if using GPS, search for Chehaw Park; Confederate Memorial Park is 1/2 mile from there).  Confederate History and Heritage Month in Georgia has been permanently designated by the Georgia Legislature to be observed each April. An Annual Southwest Georgia Confederate Memorial Service has been hosted by […]

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  • GEORGIA DIVISION UNVEILS ONLINE GRAVE REGISTRY

    GEORGIA DIVISION UNVEILS ONLINE GRAVE REGISTRY

    Men of the Georgia Division and friends, One of the items which I promised to deliver to our Division if I was elected commander at our Reunion last month was the online grave registry on which former Commander Jack Bridwell and many of you have already done so much work over the last few years in cataloging the graves of our Confederate heroes.  I am happy to announce that the grave registry is now up and online for your use […]

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  • Georgia Sons Approve Aggressive New Heritage Platform

    Georgia Sons Approve Aggressive New Heritage Platform

    (Atlanta – June 30, 2014)   This month the Georgia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans held their 117th Annual Reunion in Columbus and approved the most aggressive heritage platform since the Georgia flag fight more than a decade ago.  Coming off several months of increases in membership and finances following the announcement of the Division’s new specialty license plate in Georgia which was featured on every major news outlet in the nation in February, the Sons had the largest attendance […]

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  • Confederate Memorial Day Events Around Georgia

    Confederate Memorial Day Events Around Georgia

      As in several other Southern states, April 26 is celebrated in Georgia as Confederate Memorial Day.  In addition to hundreds other events going on around the state during the month of April in celebration of Confederate Memorial Day and Confederate History & Heritage Month, here are some of the events which will take place this weekend. Make plans to attend one or more of these events… and take the whole family! Confederate Memorial Day Observances 4th Brigade, Middle Georgia […]

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  • Increase in New Tag Sales

    Increase in New Tag Sales

    PRESS RELEASE         NEW SCV LICENSE PLATENUMBERS FINALLY RELEASED     (ATLANTA – April 16, 2014)  Just a little more than a week before Confederate Memorial Day is officially observed across the state, the Sons of Confederate Veterans have released the first update on the sale of their new specialty license plate in Georgia which prominently features the Confederate battle flag since it made national news in February. Media outlets across America carried the story in February concerning […]

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  • SW Georgia Confederate Memorial Service

    SW Georgia Confederate Memorial Service

    SW GEORGIA CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL SERVICE THIS SATURDAY       TIME:  Saturday, Music begins at 9am; Service at 10am LOCATION:  Albany, GaDIRECTIONS:  Hwy.91 Philema Road 1/2 mile past Chehaw Park on the Dougherty-Lee county line (if using GPS, search for Chehaw Park; Confederate Memorial Park is 1/2 mile from there).  Confederate History and Heritage Month in Georgia has been permanently designated by the Georgia Legislature to be observed each April. An Annual Southwest Georgia Confederate Memorial Service has been hosted by […]

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  • Dedication of Marker for Robert Toombs

    Dedication of Marker for Robert Toombs

    DEDICATION OF HISTORICAL MARKER TO COMMEMORATE THE ESCAPE OF GEORGIA’S ROBERT TOOMBS FROM THE UNION ARMY       An historical marker to commemorate Robert Toombs escape from the Union Army will be dedicated at Riverside Plantation Home, on April 13,  at 2 .pm.  There will be a program for the unveiling.  Mr. Lee Campbell will be our speaker and has portrayed Robert Toombs for 16 years. He is from Washington, GA. The SCV Camp 935 will help conduct, Honor Guard, […]

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  • Confederate Heritage Month Proclamation

    Confederate Heritage Month Proclamation

    Here is the Confederate Heritage Month Proclamation published throughout Southwest Georgia.  It is a model proclamation for all of Georgia.    Confederate History & Heritage Month April 2014 Proclamation   WHEREAS, Southwest Georgia is rich in the history of the War for Southern Independence; and   WHEREAS, The State of Georgia has long cherished her Confederate history, heritage, and culture and the great leaders, soldiers, and civilians who made sacrifices on behalf of the Confederate cause; and   WHEREAS, The Georgia Division of […]

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  • New Georgia License Plate Celebrates Southern Heritage

    New Georgia License Plate Celebrates Southern Heritage

    NEW GEORGIA LICENSE PLATE CELEBRATES SOUTHERN HERITAGE  (ATLANTA – February 18, 2014)   As of February 1, 2014, the Sons of Confederate Veterans have a totally new Special License Plate available to all Georgians. The new design has already been approved and is now available as part of the state’s new format which allows for digital images for license plates instead of the traditional raised letter format. The new design of the SCV’s special license plate features a much more prominent […]

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  • Robert E Lee Celebration A Success

    Robert E Lee Celebration A Success

    SATURDAY’S “ROBERT E. LEE CELEBRATION” A SUCCESS AT FORMER STATE CAPITOL    (ATLANTA – January 20, 2014)  In commemoration of Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s birthday, Georgia’s annual “Robert E. Lee Celebration” was held this past Saturday, January 18, at Georgia’s wartime capitol in Milledgeville. Several hundred participants marched in a parade from the old governor’s mansion in Milledgeville to the antebellum state capitol which is today on the grounds of Georgia Military College.  Following the parade, nearly 200 individuals […]

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  • Monument to Victims of War Crimes Dedicated in Roswell

    Monument to Victims of War Crimes Dedicated in Roswell

    MONUMENT TO VICTIMS OF WAR CRIMES   DEDICATED IN ROSWELL . (Atlanta – October 22, 2012)   It reads like something taken from the tragedies of Bosnia, Iraq, and Cambodia. An invading army entered a small town left undefended and proceeded to burn the cotton mills, which were the only industry native to the region and the only livelihood of the remaining inhabitants of the small town. Nearly 400 of the surviving women, children, and elderly men who worked in the […]

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