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2015 Annual Robert E Lee Birthday Celebration
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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 […]

CONGRESSMAN PAUL BROUN TO SPEAK IN HONOUR OF CONFEDERATE HERO
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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. […]

CYCLORAMA & THE BATTLE OF ATLANTA
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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 […]

THE REASON FOR NASCAR’S DEMISE
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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, […]

A NEW GUARD STANDS AT THE MARIETTA CONFEDERATE CEMETERY
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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 […]

GEORGIA DIVISION UNVEILS ONLINE GRAVE REGISTRY
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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 […]

Georgia Sons Approve Aggressive New Heritage Platform
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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 […]

Confederate Memorial Day Events Around Georgia
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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 […]

Increase in New Tag Sales
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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 […]