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Georgia Division Speakers List

November 24th, 2020|Featured Story, GA Division News|

Gentlemen, We are working on putting a list together to make it easier for our Camps to find a Program Speaker for meetings and events. If you are interested in being placed on the Georgia Division Program Speaker list, please send me your: · Name · Phone number · Email address · Brigade number To chuck.griffin13@yahoo.com by Monday, November 23, 2020. I do not want to know what programs you have to offer, that can be discussed between you and them. I plan on having the list completed in time for the next issue of "The Georgia Confederate", so please [...]

The Georgia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans files a Motion to Appeal Against Rockdale County Chairman Oz Nesbitt

November 24th, 2020|Featured Story, GA Division News|

On June 30, 2020, The Rockdale County Commissioner Chairman Oz Nesbitt Sr. violated Georgia State Law 50-3-1 by making an "executive decision" to remove the Rockdale County's Confederate Veterans' Monument from the Rockdale County Courthouse grounds. On July 7, 2020, The Georgia Division Sons of Confederate Veterans filed lawsuit and a request for a Temporary Restraining Order naming Oz Nesbitt as defendant for violation of Official Code of Georgia Annotated § 50-3-1. On October 16, 2020 Rockdale County Superior Court Chief Judge David B. Irwin issued an order dismissing the lawsuit. The Judge ruled that Chairman Oz Nesbitt was protected [...]

Wreaths Across America

November 14th, 2020|Featured Story, GA Division News|

Wreaths Across America Click here to visit Wreaths Across Dixie - Marietta Confederate Cemetery Hope this email finds all well! This is Marilyn Rowell Reither, Treasurer for The United Daughters of the Confederacy Kennesaw Chapter 241, Marietta. You may remember that our chapter is an official sponsor for Wreaths Across America, currently sponsoring purchases for the Marietta Confederate Cemetery. For the upcoming December Wreaths Across America event at the Marietta National and Marietta Confederate Cemeteries, we would like to invite everyone to sponsor wreaths at $15 each before Monday, November 30th (11/30/2020). Purchases made after 12/01 will be applied to [...]

Chaplains’ Corps. Chronicles  &   Georgia Confederate Newsletter October, 2020  

October 12th, 2020|Featured Story, GA Division News|

Chaplains' Corps. Chronicles  &   Georgia Confederate Newsletter October, 2020     Gentlemen, See the below link to the October's issue of the Chaplain Chronicles distributed by Division Chaplain Rev. Dr. James L. Cavanah II for your use. Also below is the September / October Issue of the  on-line Georgia Confederate Newsletter. Please distribute to your Camp members if you desire. Click here for the Chaplin's Chronicles October 2020 Click Here for the September / October Georgia Confederate Newsletter

ANNUAL CAPT. HENRY WIRZ MEMORIAL SERVICE

October 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|

ANNUAL CAPT. HENRY WIRZ MEMORIAL SERVICE The annual Capt. Henry Wirz Memorial Service will be held in the town of Andersonville, GA on Sunday afternoon, November 8, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.  The public is invited to attend.  The event is sponsored by the Alexander H. Stephens SCV Camp 78 in Americus, Ga.  In case of inclement weather, the Service will be held down the street from the Capt. Wirz Monument in the Andersonville Village Hall.    The Muckalee Guards from Camp 78 will serve as the Honor Guard, and Mr. Robert Coleman’s Artillery Unit will perform at the closing of [...]

Motion to Intervene in Gwinnett County lawsuit to remove the Confederate Monument.

October 7th, 2020|Featured Story, GA Division News|

The Georgia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans files a Motion to Intervene in Gwinnett County lawsuit to remove the Confederate Monument. The Georgia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans filed a Motion to Intervene as Party Defendant in Lawsuit originally filed by Brian Whiteside, Solicitor for Gwinnett claiming the Gwinnett County Confederate Monument was a Public Nuisance. Solicitor Whiteside makes the baseless claim in his complaint that the presence of the Confederate Monument at the Old Gwinnett County Historic Courthouse in Lawrenceville is "manifestly injurious to the public health and safety." He goes further alleging that the Monument inspires outrage, leading [...]

NEWTON COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT ISSUES A STAY ORDER TO NOT REMOVE THE NEWTON COUNTY CONFEDERATE MONUMENT

October 5th, 2020|Featured Story, GA Division News|

Newton County Superior Court Judge John Ott issued a Stay Order that absolutely forbids Newton County Commissioners from removing the Newton County Confederate Monument until the appropriate Court had rendered a final decision. Currently the Georgia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans have filed an appeal of the case with the Georgia Court of Appeals and, should it prove necessary, will take the case to the Georgia Supreme Court. On Monday, September 21 Newton County Chairman, Marcello Banes was planning to have the Confederate Monument removed during the night, despite of the agreement in open Court at a hearing at which [...]

JEFFERSON DAVIS REDEDICATION

September 24th, 2020|Featured Story, GA Division News|

JEFFERSON DAVIS REDEDICATION SATURDAY, OCT. 10, 2020 AT 2 PM – 4 PM The National Confederate Museum at Historic Elm Springs 740 Mooresville Pike, Columbia, TN 38401 This event is for the "Rededication of the Historic statue of President Jefferson Davis," rescued from Memphis, TN. There will also be a soft opening of the National Confederate Museum that day as well. We welcome everyone to come out and support this momentous occasion. This is an opportunity you do not want to miss. Be a part of this historic milestone for the preservation of Southern Heritage & History. Built in 1837, Elm [...]

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