• CYCLORAMA & THE BATTLE OF ATLANTA

    CYCLORAMA & THE BATTLE OF ATLANTA

    (Atlanta – August 29, 2014)  This summer marks the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta. Fifty years have passed since the War Between the States Centennial. Today, the South joins the nation in celebrating our Sesquicentennial — 150th Anniversary — of the war of “1861-1865″ that some call the Second American Revolution. The South awaits you with Uncle Remus stories, Confederate flags waving, Southern Belle’s in hoop skirts and the band playing “Dixie.” Fried chicken, sweet potato pie, mint […]

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  • THE REASON FOR NASCAR’S DEMISE

    THE REASON FOR NASCAR’S DEMISE

    (Atlanta – September 4, 2014) It’s no secret that NASCAR attendance is dropping across the country, including here in Atlanta.  Perhaps there’s a reason. Early in 2013, NASCAR announced that it would no longer be publicly divulging attendance estimates of its races.  In Atlanta, we know that the size of crowds has been progressively getting smaller and smaller in recent years; and now it appears likely that NASCAR will cut back to a single major race in Atlanta each year, […]

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  • A NEW GUARD STANDS AT THE MARIETTA CONFEDERATE CEMETERY

    A NEW GUARD STANDS AT THE MARIETTA CONFEDERATE CEMETERY

    (Atlanta – October 13, 2014)  The Georgia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans is honored to announce the unveiling of a new Bronze Soldier Confederate Monument at the Marietta Confederate Cemetery where over 3,000 Confederate soldiers rest in peace. Georgia Division Adjutant Tim Pilgrim, who is heading up the project, stated, “This was a project made possible by the joint cooperation of the Marietta Confederate Cemetery Foundation and the local Sons of Confederate camps in the area. Pilgrim indicated that most […]

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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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  • CYCLORAMA & THE BATTLE OF ATLANTA

    CYCLORAMA & THE BATTLE OF ATLANTA

    (Atlanta – August 29, 2014)  This summer marks the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta. Fifty years have passed since the War Between the States Centennial. Today, the South joins the nation in celebrating our Sesquicentennial — 150th Anniversary — of the war of “1861-1865″ that some call the Second American Revolution. The South awaits you with Uncle Remus stories, Confederate flags waving, Southern Belle’s in hoop skirts and the band playing “Dixie.” Fried chicken, sweet potato pie, mint […]

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  • THE REASON FOR NASCAR’S DEMISE

    THE REASON FOR NASCAR’S DEMISE

    (Atlanta – September 4, 2014) It’s no secret that NASCAR attendance is dropping across the country, including here in Atlanta.  Perhaps there’s a reason. Early in 2013, NASCAR announced that it would no longer be publicly divulging attendance estimates of its races.  In Atlanta, we know that the size of crowds has been progressively getting smaller and smaller in recent years; and now it appears likely that NASCAR will cut back to a single major race in Atlanta each year, […]

    Continue reading »

  • A NEW GUARD STANDS AT THE MARIETTA CONFEDERATE CEMETERY

    A NEW GUARD STANDS AT THE MARIETTA CONFEDERATE CEMETERY

    (Atlanta – October 13, 2014)  The Georgia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans is honored to announce the unveiling of a new Bronze Soldier Confederate Monument at the Marietta Confederate Cemetery where over 3,000 Confederate soldiers rest in peace. Georgia Division Adjutant Tim Pilgrim, who is heading up the project, stated, “This was a project made possible by the joint cooperation of the Marietta Confederate Cemetery Foundation and the local Sons of Confederate camps in the area. Pilgrim indicated that most […]

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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 […]

    Continue reading »

  • 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 […]

    Continue reading »

  • 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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