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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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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. […]

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 […]