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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, […]

Ga Division Announces Statewide Radio Campaign for 2014
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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 […]

Confederate Heritage Month Proclamation
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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 […]

New Georgia License Plate Celebrates Southern Heritage
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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 […]

Robert E Lee Celebration A Success
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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 […]