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GEORGIA DIVISION SCV OFFERS $3,000 REWARD RELATED TO SCREVEN COUNTY CONFEDERATE MONUMENT ATTACK
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GEORGIA DIVISION SCV OFFERS $3,000 REWARD RELATED TO SCREVEN COUNTY CONFEDERATE MONUMENT ATTACK

  On Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 6 pm. lawn workers in the cemetery attest the monument was fine. Then on Friday morning, August 31 at 8 am. the same workers discovered that the Screven County Confederate Veterans Monument was toppled with significant damage to the Soldier.   The monument is located in the Screven County Memorial Cemetery, it was erected by the United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Sons of Confederate Veterans in 1909 to honor the Confederate […]

Position on Monument Removal
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Position on Monument Removal

Georgia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans Position on Monument Removal , Defacement and Name Changes. The Georgia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans condemns in the strongest terms possible the vandalism, removal and defacement of any Veteran’s monuments, memorials, or grave markers and will vigorously pursue the prosecution of these heinous violations to the fullest extent of the law. We hold the services and sacrifices of our American veterans to be sacred and any acts against these heroes and patriots should […]

The Georgia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans Calls for a Statewide and National Boycott of the City of New Orleans
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The Georgia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans Calls for a Statewide and National Boycott of the City of New Orleans

In response to the disgraceful actions of New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the City Council that voted on December 17, 2015 to remove the historic monuments of General Robert E. Lee, General P.G.T. Beauregard and President Jefferson Davis, and after limited, unsuccessful legal actions to prevent their removal , the Georgia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans does hereby call for a Boycott of the City of New Orleans. The Georgia Division encourages all its Members and their families in […]

RELEASE: 2017 CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL DAY
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RELEASE: 2017 CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL DAY

THE STATE OF GEORGIA PROCLAIMS APRIL IS CONFEDERATE HISTORY AND HERITAGE MONTH AND CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL DAY ON APRIL 26. April is Confederate History and Heritage month as proclaimed by the Georgia Code O.C.G.A. § 1-4-20 and Georgia’s Confederate Memorial Day is April 26. All across our great State Sons of Confederate Camps and United Daughters of the Confederacy Chapters are having annual memorial services and placing memorial flags on our Southern Heroes graves in honor of Georgia’s Veterans. When the […]

ANNUAL ROBERT E LEE CELEBRATION
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ANNUAL ROBERT E LEE CELEBRATION

The Georgia Division’s  Annual General Robert E. Lee’s Birthday Event Will be celebrated at the Jefferson Davis Memorial Park in Irwinville Jan. 21, 2017 . Due to changes in policy at Georgia Military College in Milledgeville, the annual Georgia Division Robert E. Lee Birthday Celebration has been moved to Jeff Davis Memorial Park in Irwinville, Georgia. There will be a parade, a fine program, musket and artillery salutes, some refreshments, with the Executive Council meeting to follow. Chaplain-in-Chief Ray Parker is our […]

GRISWOLDVILLE COMMEMORATION
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GRISWOLDVILLE COMMEMORATION

ANNUAL GRISWOLDVILLE BATTLEFIELD LIVING HISTORY PROGRAM & COMMEMORATION SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2016   On behalf of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Jarrell Plantation Historic Site, 16th Georgia Regiment Company G and The Camp of the Unknown Soldier #2218. We invite you to attend this Annual Memorial Service of the Battle of Griswoldville.   9:30-11:30 AM                    Living History Program 10:30 AM                           Battlefield Tours 12 Noon                             Memorial Service   (NOTE: THIS EVENT IS NOT HELD AT THE JARRELL PLANTATION BUT […]

Georgia Division Launches Mobile Apps
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Georgia Division Launches Mobile Apps

The Georgia Division is pleased to announce the release of mobile apps for both the Android and iPhone platforms.  The Georgia Division was the first SCV organisation to begin development of a mobile app and is currently the only SCV entity to have both Android and iPhone versions available.  Both apps are free to members and friends alike.  Download the version that best suits your phone or tablet below and share with all your friends who love Southern Heritage! The […]

MARY PHAGAN DAY OBSERVED IN GEORGIA
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MARY PHAGAN DAY OBSERVED IN GEORGIA

LITTLE MARY PHAGAN DAY RECOGNIZED IN GEORGIA   (ATLANTA – June 1, 2016) Three years ago, the Georgia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans authorized an annual day to remember “Little Mary Phagan,” one of Georgia’s daughters who was brutally murdered while on her way to attend a Confederate Memorial Day parade in 1913.  Her murder remains one of the most tragic stories in Georgia history; but the memory of this innocent girl — and the immediate response of […]

NEW MONUMENT DEDICATED IN DAHLONEGA
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NEW MONUMENT DEDICATED IN DAHLONEGA

NEW CONFEDERATE MONUMENT TO BE DEDICATED IN DAHLONEGA   (ATLANTA – May 24, 2016)  Despite politically-correct attacks on Confederate monuments and symbols over the past year, the Sons of Confederate Veterans in Georgia have been continuing work on increasing the number of Confederate monuments across the state.  The next such monument will be dedicated on Memorial Day on May 30th at 3:00 pm at 99 Courthouse Hill in Dahlonega. The Blue Ridge Rifles Camp # 1860 has been working on […]

RESOLUTION AGAINST VA BILL
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RESOLUTION AGAINST VA BILL

RESOLUTION OF CONDEMNATION AGAINST PROPOSED VETERANS ADMINISTRATION BILL  (ATLANTA – May 31, 2016) The Georgia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans condemns in the most vehement manner H.R. 4974 passed on May 19, 2016 entitled “Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017” which included an anti-Southern bigoted amendment to prohibit large scale displays of Confederate flags in Veterans Administration Cemeteries (effectively, all national cemeteries), including mass Confederate graves.  The proposed resolution is a slap in […]