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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 […]

Monument to Victims of War Crimes Dedicated in Roswell
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Monument to Victims of War Crimes Dedicated in Roswell

MONUMENT TO VICTIMS OF WAR CRIMES   DEDICATED IN ROSWELL . (Atlanta – October 22, 2012)   It reads like something taken from the tragedies of Bosnia, Iraq, and Cambodia. An invading army entered a small town left undefended and proceeded to burn the cotton mills, which were the only industry native to the region and the only livelihood of the remaining inhabitants of the small town. Nearly 400 of the surviving women, children, and elderly men who worked in the […]

New Monument Marks Battle of Griswoldville
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New Monument Marks Battle of Griswoldville

NEW MONUMENT MARKS BATTLE OF GRISWOLDVILLE IN GEORGIA   . (Macon, Georgia – December 28, 2012)  A monument commemorating the men who defended Georgia at the Battle of Griswoldville near Macon now stands completed in the Griswoldville Battlefield Park in Jones County, Georgia. The battle was the last major engagement during Sherman’s “March to the Sea” between Atlanta and Savannah and was fought on November 22, 1864. The Home Guard, Georgia’s militia during the War for Southern Independence, was all […]

Lincoln Movie Myth Exposed
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Lincoln Movie Myth Exposed

LINCOLN MOVIE MYTH EXPOSED . (Atlanta, Georgia – February 25, 2013)    After being heralded by Hollywood critics as one of the best films of 2012, Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln,” starring Daniel Day Lewis in the title role, has been branded by historians as nothing more than fiction or “a good tale, not that different than the ones for which Lincoln, himself, was known in his day.”  One historian went so far as to remark that Spielberg’s “Lincoln” bears no more resemblance […]

Grave Robbers Arrested in Georgia
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Grave Robbers Arrested in Georgia

GRAVE ROBBERS ARRESTED IN GEORGIA . (May 24, 2013 – Augusta, Ga)    The graves of at least five people were desecrated by grave robbers earlier this year in Burke County, Georgia, including a judge, two Confederate soldiers, and two women. In addition, authorities discovered the scattered bones and skull of an infant. After an effective investigation by the Burke County Sheriff’s Department, both suspects have now been detained and are awaiting trial. Upon obtaining the name of a second […]

Little Mary Phagan Day in Georgia
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Little Mary Phagan Day in Georgia

LITTLE MARY PHAGAN DAY IN GEORGIA . (May 31, 2013 – Atlanta, Ga)    Perhaps the most well-known and most horrific murder in the history of Georgia occurred on April 26, 1913 when little Mary Phagan was brutally raped and murdered while going to collect her wages of $1.20 before attending the parade for the aging Georgia veterans on Confederate Memorial Day. The following proclamation establishing “Little Mary Phagan Day” is hereby published as commencement of an annual remembrance:   A […]

Veterans Graves Marked in National Park After 150 Years
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Veterans Graves Marked in National Park After 150 Years

VETERANS GRAVES IN NATIONAL PARKTO FINALLY BE MARKED AFTER 150 YEARS . (SAVANNAH – Sept 12, 2013)  Plans are underway to permanently mark what may be the last remaining known yet unmarked graves of American veterans in a National Park.  The unmarked graves of nineteen Confederate soldiers, including thirteen members of the Immortal Six Hundred, lie immediately outside the moat surrounding Ft. Pulaski near Savannah, Georgia.  As part of the continuing Sesquicentennial commemoration of the War Between the States — […]

Veterans Receive Support from Georgia Sons
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Veterans Receive Support from Georgia Sons

GEORGIA’S VETERANS RECEIVE SUPPORTFROM GEORGIA’S SONS . (Dublin, GA – Sept 27, 2013)  On Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, veterans at the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Dublin, Georgia were honored and received support from the Georgia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans.  The event was the 10th Annual SCV Salute to American Veterans held at the VA in Dublin At the annual Salute, between 250 and 300 patients, along with their family members, are fed and entertained throughout […]

Deal Removes Watson Statue
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Deal Removes Watson Statue

GOVERNOR DEAL’S PROPOSAL TO REMOVE STATUE FROM CAPITOL GROUNDS EVOKES RESPONSE  . (ATLANTA – October 31, 2013)   Georgia’s largest historical preservation group issued a statement today regarding Governor Deal’s plan to permanently remove at least one statue from the grounds of the state capitol in Atlanta.  Last week, Governor Deal’s office announced plans to remove the statue of Georgia statesman Tom Watson from its place in front of the steps of the state capitol as a result ostensibly of planned […]

Andersonville Martyr Remembered
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Andersonville Martyr Remembered

ANDERSONVILLE’S MARTYR REMEMBERED THIS SUNDAY . (ALBANY, GA – November 8, 2013)  This Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. is the annual memorial service honoring Capt. Henry Wirz, the Southern commander of Andersonville, Georgia during the late War Between the States and the scapegoat used by federal officials to cover up their own atrocities after the War.  Hanged by federal officials shortly following the War, Captain Wirz has a tall obelisk monument dedicated to his memory in downtown Andersonville, and natives […]