• ANOTHER CONFEDERATE MONUMENT RESTORED

    ANOTHER CONFEDERATE MONUMENT RESTORED

    (BARNESVILLE, GA – February 26, 2015)  As a continuation of the ongoing monument restoration work of the Sons of Confederate Veterans during this final year of the Sesquicentennial commemoration of the War, the Georgia Division, in conjunction with its local camp in Thomaston, has completed the cleaning and restoration of the only Confederate monument in Lamar County.  The monument is located in the Confederate Section of Greenwood Cemetery in Barnesville, Georgia, which was formerly part of Pike County until Lamar […]

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  • 2015 Georgia Division Reunion

    2015 Georgia Division Reunion

      118th GEORGIA DIVISION CONVENTION/REUNION JUNE 12th & 13th, 2015 The Reunion will be held at Nash Farm Battlefield 100 Babbs Mill Rd. Hampton, Georgia 30228 Host Camp:  Col. Charles T. Zachry #108 See Registration form HERE.  

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  • 2015 Annual Robert E Lee Birthday Celebration

    2015 Annual Robert E Lee Birthday Celebration

    Milledgeville, Ga., Saturday, January 17 Anyone wishing to march in the parade, we assemble at the old Governor’s mansion at 10:30 am on Saturday January 17 and march to the capital at 10:45am. The meeting starts at 11:00 am in the legislative chambers when everyone is seated. Martin O’Toole of the General Leonidas Polk Camp will be our speaker and his topic will be about Lee’s battle at Antietam. Muskets and artillery are welcome. The EC meeting follows the Lee […]

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  • CONGRESSMAN PAUL BROUN TO SPEAK IN HONOUR OF CONFEDERATE HERO

    CONGRESSMAN PAUL BROUN TO SPEAK IN HONOUR OF CONFEDERATE HERO

    (Atlanta – October 29, 2014) The Americus camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) organization will host an annual Memorial Service for Civil War Andersonville Prison Commandant Capt. Henry Wirz on Sunday Nov. 9. The musical group, “A Joyful Noise,” from Leesburg, will play and sing Southern Confederate songs and Gospel Hymns from 2 to 3PM followed by a formal memorial service. The public is invited to join the SCV and pay tribute to a Southern hero and martyr. […]

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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, […]

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  • ANOTHER CONFEDERATE MONUMENT RESTORED

    ANOTHER CONFEDERATE MONUMENT RESTORED

    (BARNESVILLE, GA – February 26, 2015)  As a continuation of the ongoing monument restoration work of the Sons of Confederate Veterans during this final year of the Sesquicentennial commemoration of the War, the Georgia Division, in conjunction with its local camp in Thomaston, has completed the cleaning and restoration of the only Confederate monument in Lamar County.  The monument is located in the Confederate Section of Greenwood Cemetery in Barnesville, Georgia, which was formerly part of Pike County until Lamar […]

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  • 2015 Georgia Division Reunion

    2015 Georgia Division Reunion

      118th GEORGIA DIVISION CONVENTION/REUNION JUNE 12th & 13th, 2015 The Reunion will be held at Nash Farm Battlefield 100 Babbs Mill Rd. Hampton, Georgia 30228 Host Camp:  Col. Charles T. Zachry #108 See Registration form HERE.  

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  • CONFEDERATE MONUMENT FINDS HOME AFTER 104 YEARS

    CONFEDERATE MONUMENT FINDS HOME AFTER 104 YEARS

    (MACON – Jan 2, 2015)   It was 1911 when a monument was to be placed in Twiggs County; a place of prominence had been decided upon – the grounds of the County Court House. As the story goes, there was a disagreement about placing it on the courthouse grounds. When the monument arrived by rail, in Jeffersonville, according to some of the local residents it did not belong on the grounds of the courthouse. After much refusal to place it […]

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  • $1,000 REWARD OFFERED FOR GRAVE ROBBERS

    $1,000 REWARD OFFERED FOR GRAVE ROBBERS

    (MACON – Jan 8, 2015)   Authorities are one step closer to finding those responsible for vandalizing and desecrating a grave in Crawford County, Georgia back in mid-December.  The Georgia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans has helped to provide valuable information to authorities about the veteran who was buried in the grave and has also posted a $1,000 reward leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators.  Sheriff Lewis Walker of Crawford County confirmed that the grave which […]

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  • 2015 Annual Robert E Lee Birthday Celebration

    2015 Annual Robert E Lee Birthday Celebration

    Milledgeville, Ga., Saturday, January 17 Anyone wishing to march in the parade, we assemble at the old Governor’s mansion at 10:30 am on Saturday January 17 and march to the capital at 10:45am. The meeting starts at 11:00 am in the legislative chambers when everyone is seated. Martin O’Toole of the General Leonidas Polk Camp will be our speaker and his topic will be about Lee’s battle at Antietam. Muskets and artillery are welcome. The EC meeting follows the Lee […]

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  • CONGRESSMAN PAUL BROUN TO SPEAK IN HONOUR OF CONFEDERATE HERO

    CONGRESSMAN PAUL BROUN TO SPEAK IN HONOUR OF CONFEDERATE HERO

    (Atlanta – October 29, 2014) The Americus camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) organization will host an annual Memorial Service for Civil War Andersonville Prison Commandant Capt. Henry Wirz on Sunday Nov. 9. The musical group, “A Joyful Noise,” from Leesburg, will play and sing Southern Confederate songs and Gospel Hymns from 2 to 3PM followed by a formal memorial service. The public is invited to join the SCV and pay tribute to a Southern hero and martyr. […]

    Continue reading »

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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 […]

    Continue reading »

  • 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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