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Liberals Introduce Bill to Change Stone Mountain Park
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Liberals Introduce Bill to Change Stone Mountain Park

The 2016 Georgia Legislative Session opened on January 11, 2016 and already Representative LeDawn Jones (D) of District 62 of DeKalb County has entered House Bill 760 to change the purpose of Stone Mountain and gives unlimited power to state bureaucrats to make “appropriate changes” to Georgia’s Monuments. House Bill 760 makes the following changes: Eliminates Stone Mountain Memorial Park as a memorial to the Confederacy. Gives the state, its agencies, departments, authorities, or instrumentalities overseeing such monuments or memorials […]

ANNUAL ROBERT E LEE CELEBRATION
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ANNUAL ROBERT E LEE CELEBRATION

(ATLANTA – January 14, 2016)    Robert E. Lee’s birthday is a state holiday observed here in Georgia.  In commemoration of Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s birthday, Georgia’s annual “Robert E. Lee Celebration” this year is scheduled for this Saturday, January 16, only three days before the actual day of Lee’s birth, January 19.   The special ceremony will take place in Milledgeville at the Old Capitol Building which served as the state’s capitol during the War for Southern Independence. Robert E. […]

ANOTHER CONFEDERATE MONUMENT RESTORED
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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

SW Georgia Confederate Memorial Service
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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 […]

Dedication of Marker for Robert Toombs
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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, […]