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Saint James School Event November 2019

January 25th, 2020|GA Division News|

Saint James School Event November 2019 Photos from the Savannah Militia Camp School Program at St James Catholic School Savannah, November 2019. Compatriot Jim Willis was hurt in a car wreck coming to the event, so I might have forgotten to send. He has recovered and is in his usual cantankerous self. Compatriot Jim Stevens is pictured with the students in a show and tell. Compatriot David Milton and I did drill and ceremony demonstration with the students. The event was a great success, We have been invited back for 2020. any photo that I post on the camp Facebook page, please [...]

Member Spotlight Randy Vaughn

January 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Our featured member spotlight today is on Randy Vaughn, Randy joined the State of Dade Camp # 707 in Trenton Georgia. He served as the Camps Adjutant. Randy joined the Sons of Confederate Veterans under his ancestor  Pvt Thomas Marion Young 1st Arkansas Infantry Co. K.  Randy is also a member of the Mechanized Cavalry and is serving as Corporal of SCVMC Ga. 3B Troop 1I.  We are proud of our Mechanized Cavalry as they have the ability of getting to any situation firstest with the mostest.  Randy has been active throughout North Georgia. He recently traveled to the George [...]

George Disney

January 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|

             It’s February 24th, 1864, General Johnston is using soldiers from the Kentucky Orphan Brigade as a human telegraph line. This line stretched from the top of the ridge to the valley below giving them full view of the enemy. These men had to rest at their posts. An Englishman, by the name of George Disney rose early this morning and may have attempted to yawn when a bullet passed through his head. His fellow soldiers saw him lay back down and not aware he was killed til about an hour later when they tried [...]

Salute and Honor to Alexander H. Stephens

January 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The OLD GUARD of the Gate City Guard will whole its annual salute and honor to Alexander H. Stephens, the Vice-President of the Confederacy on 1 February 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at his home in Crawfordville, Georgia. We hope for a large turnout to help us honor this man. LTC David L. Floyd Conveniently located a few miles off of I-20, this pretty park west of Augusta is best known for its equestrian facilities, Confederate museum and lakeside group camp. Horseback riders can explore 21 miles of trails and stay overnight in their own campground. Overnight guests can choose from lakeside [...]

Ole Jeff in Milledgeville, Georgia

January 15th, 2020|Featured Story|

It was in 1912, a monument was erected to the Confederate Soldiers of Baldwin County and Milledgeville, Georgia The monument was first located at the intersection of Hancock and Wilkinson Streets, across from the Courthouse and Post Office. It was later moved, across from the Georgia Military College. Because he was moved to Jefferson Street the soldier statue was affectionately named Ole Jeff. Written on the outside of the monument is the following: CSA This tribute to the memory of the Confederate Soldier, unveiled April 26, 1912. His heroism, in the presence of the conquering foe was equaled only by [...]

Disaster Response Team

June 29th, 2019|Member Area|

The Sons of Confederate Veterans Georgia Division Disaster Response Team was founded in September of 2017 after hurricane Irma passed through central Georgia, with a single goal in mind. Helping those in need! Natural and manmade disasters can happen in the blink of an eye, leaving communities in distress. The SCV Georgia Division Disaster Response Team, provides VOLUNTEER SERVICE to communities throughout the state, assisting victims to shelter, delivering supplies, and cleanup. From all directions in Georgia, Men of the SCV have traveled countless hours and Hundreds of miles to help their fellow neighbors. Most recently, our Response Team provided [...]

Georgia’s Governor Brian Kemp Signs Senate Bill 77

June 25th, 2019|GA Division News|

That Strengthens Georgia's Monument Protection Laws. The Georgia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans is please to announce that on April 25th, Confederate Memorial Day, at 3:30 pm at Gordon Lee High School in Chickamauga, Ga. Governor Kemp signed in law Senate Bill 77 that strengthens Georgia's monument protection laws State code 50-3-1. This is a great day and victory for all Georgians who cherish the sacrifices of all our Nation's Veterans. The State of Georgia now has some of the toughest monument protection laws in the Country. These strengthen laws sends a strong message that vandalism, removal or defacement of any [...]

Historic Shiloh Methodist Cemetery

June 25th, 2019|Featured Story, Member News|

Historic Shiloh Methodist Cemetery in Byron, Georgia was established with the church in 1831. The church itself served the Houston and Peach County communities for over 100 years and was the place of worship for the area’s earliest inhabitants. Although the church was dismantled in the 1960’s, the history of the people resting within the cemetery boundaries is timeless. Over 7 acres in size, had it not been for the limitless service of Shiloh church member Mr. Reggie Holleman and a former police officer Ron Bohnstedt, Shiloh May have been completely forgotten and lost to time. The Lt. James T. [...]

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