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Urgent Reunion Information

May 25th, 2020|Featured Story|

Gentlemen,There is only before our 123rd annual Division Reunion being held on July 10 and July 11, 2020. We have many important items we will be voting on and all Camps need to have a full delegation present. See below and please Register. Reunion Information Below are the following items that will be voted on at this annual reunion.: Policy #9 was enacted by the Executive Council and shall be approved by Delegates:  Policy 9. In the event of a conflict with the date of the Annual Convention Business Meeting as specified in Article VIII, Section 1 of [...]

Georgia Confederate Youth Camp DEADLINE:    May 22nd

May 12th, 2020|Featured Story|

5/12/20   DEADLINE:    May 22nd      If you are considering sending a Camper to the 2020 GCYC, please don’t delay in sending in applications.  We must have time to prepare.     Go to: gcyouthcamp.org   , download, fill out, forward your Camper Form & Health Form today.      Tuition is still only $150.00 for the next few Campers due to a generous contribution by the Georgia Division.             2020 GCYC, June 7 ~ 12 at Refuge Baptist Camp.      .al  perry. 2020 Counselors:  Jack Marlar; Michele and Brian Shuman; Stephanie Groce; Jacob Buggay; Isaac Young.  

An act of vandalism that occurred at The Gettysburg Lot in Laurel Grove Cemetery (North).

May 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|

It is with deep sadness that we make our community, members, and friends aware of an act of vandalism that occurred at The Gettysburg Lot in Laurel Grove Cemetery (North). Someone has torn up, shredded, and burned several of our flags placed on Memorial Day to commemorate these American Veterans who fell during the war. They also damaged the fence enclosure by destroying the railing surrounding the cemetery lot. It appears those responsible used an igniter to do this, as the lawn and the monument suffered apparent fire damage. This is tragic; As the SCV, we detest and reject ANY [...]

The 44th Annual Reunion of the UCV in 1944

April 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|

    It was June of 1934 when over 1600 Confederate veterans attended the 44th United Confederate Veterans Reunion in Chattanooga Tennessee and arriving from as far away as California. This three day event went from June 6th through June 8th ending with a grand parade. This event was predicted to be the last United Confederate Veterans Reunion even though two other states Texas and Florida volunteered to sponsor another. Quarter Master General Charles De Saussaure of Memphis, Tennessee had this to say, “As long as there are two Confederate Veterans alive, we will meet in annual reunion. In our [...]

Georgia Division Reunion

April 5th, 2020|Featured Story|

This is just a reminder about our upcoming Division Reunion. The reunion date will be July 10 and 11.  If any future dates were changed we will update them here. The reunion link is below and all reunion packages are located in the our Georgia Division Store. The delegate forms and everything is ready. Remember this is an election year and many division offices are up for election. We look forward to seeing everyone this year. Reunion Link

Confederate History and Heritage Month.

April 2nd, 2020|GA Division News|

Compatriots,   Today, being the 1st day of April, is the 1st day of Confederate History and Heritage Month. Whether your Governor or Mayor proclaims such, it doesn't matter......WE PROCLAIM April as Confederate History and Heritage Month and WE will be the ones celebrating it.   Due to the Coronavirus situation, this year will be a lot different from years past. Several, if not all, of our events in April have been cancelled or postponed. Take this time to educate the public about Confederate History through social media. Flood the internet with facts. Promote our Confederate Ancestors in an abundance [...]

Stone Mountain National Memorial Service CANCELLED 

March 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|

March 30, 2020   Stone Mountain National Memorial Service CANCELLED   Gentlemen,   I regrettably have to announce that the Annual Stone Mountain Memorial Service scheduled for Saturday, April 18 is Cancelled.   I reached out yesterday to the Stone Mountain Memorial Association on the status of the Park's operations and the Below is  their response:   Good morning.  Based on the guidelines from the President and Governor, we believe that in the best interest of all, the event should be postponed.  In addition to the President extending the federal guidelines, there was a press release yesterday from the Governor [...]

Support House Bill 970 for tax credits for the rehabilitation of historic structures.

March 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Support House Bill 970 for tax credits for the rehabilitation of historic structures. Gentlemen, There is a good Bill that has been submitted, House Bill 970 that provides tax credits for the rehabilitation of historic structures. The Sons of Confederate Veterans has always been on the forefront protecting and preserving our History and Heritage. This Bill gives good tax incentives to promote the preservation of Georgia's History. House Bill 970 is currently in the House's Ways & Means Committee and needs our help promoting its passage to the House Floor. Below is a summary of the Bill, sample letter and [...]

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