• 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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  • Ga Division Announces Statewide Radio Campaign for 2014

    Ga Division Announces Statewide Radio Campaign for 2014

    SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS ANNOUNCE GEORGIA RADIO CAMPAIGN       (ATLANTA – March 27, 2014)  The Georgia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans announced today a statewide radio campaign for 2014 featuring 60 second radio commercials.  Each of the commercials highlights a different event or prominent person of the War for Southern Independence from the year 1864 as part of the ongoing Sesquicentennial commemoration of the War; and all of them tell the story from the Southern view, focusing […]

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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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  • 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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  • New Monument Marks Battle of Griswoldville

    New Monument Marks Battle of Griswoldville

    NEW MONUMENT MARKS BATTLE OF GRISWOLDVILLE IN GEORGIA   . (Macon, Georgia – December 28, 2012)  A monument commemorating the men who defended Georgia at the Battle of Griswoldville near Macon now stands completed in the Griswoldville Battlefield Park in Jones County, Georgia. The battle was the last major engagement during Sherman’s “March to the Sea” between Atlanta and Savannah and was fought on November 22, 1864. The Home Guard, Georgia’s militia during the War for Southern Independence, was all […]

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  • Lincoln Movie Myth Exposed

    Lincoln Movie Myth Exposed

    LINCOLN MOVIE MYTH EXPOSED . (Atlanta, Georgia – February 25, 2013)    After being heralded by Hollywood critics as one of the best films of 2012, Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln,” starring Daniel Day Lewis in the title role, has been branded by historians as nothing more than fiction or “a good tale, not that different than the ones for which Lincoln, himself, was known in his day.”  One historian went so far as to remark that Spielberg’s “Lincoln” bears no more resemblance […]

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  • Grave Robbers Arrested in Georgia

    Grave Robbers Arrested in Georgia

    GRAVE ROBBERS ARRESTED IN GEORGIA . (May 24, 2013 – Augusta, Ga)    The graves of at least five people were desecrated by grave robbers earlier this year in Burke County, Georgia, including a judge, two Confederate soldiers, and two women. In addition, authorities discovered the scattered bones and skull of an infant. After an effective investigation by the Burke County Sheriff’s Department, both suspects have now been detained and are awaiting trial. Upon obtaining the name of a second […]

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