Commanders & Adjutants, We have found that Monuments that are listed on the National Registry of Historic Places provides us an additional defense that can used to in our legal defense to protect our Monuments. I ask that you please have someone in your Camp to research to see if your local Monument(s) are listed on the the National Registry [...]
Restraining Order and Law Suit against the Newton County Board of Commissioners for violation of Official Code of Ga. Annotated §50-3-1
Sons of Confederate Veterans and concerned Citizens of Newton County file a Temporary Restraining Order and Law Suit against the Newton County Board of Commissioners for violation of Official Code of Ga. Annotated § 50-3-1. Tuesday, July 21, 2020 COVINGTON, Ga. - Chief Superior Court Judge John Ott heard arguments Monday from the Sons of Confederate Veterans Legal Team [...]
Introducing the wax bust of a new Bronze Soldier the Georgia Division will soon be commissioning through the foundry. This wax bust will be part of a mold designed by our Division Commander Timothy Pilgrim. The commander gave him my bummer for the uniform headgear. The photo of Don Troiani's "Forward the Colors" soldier was used to model the face [...]
General Samuel Cooper Website Award Named for: Gen. Samuel Cooper. On May 16, 1861, Cooper was promoted to full general in the Confederate Army. He was one of five men promoted to the grade at that time, and one of only seven during the war, but with the earliest date of rank. Thus, despite his relative obscurity [...]
Please consider helping the descendants of Capt. Henry Wirz, Commandant of Andersonville Prison Camp (1864-1865), apply for a Presidential Pardon for him. After the War, Capt. Wirz was taken to Washington and tried before a Military Tribunal. He was found guilty of murdering Yankee prisoners (no body NOR no prisoner name was ever given), and hung on November 10, [...]
The Order of Confederate Rose (OCR) is an independent support group to the Sons of the Confederate Veterans (SCV). The OCR was founded in Alabama in 1993 and has quickly spread to other surrounding states. The Society in Florida was chartered in February of 2002. The GEORGIA DIVISION ORDER OF CONFEDERATE ROSE nonprofit, nonracial, nonpolitical, and nonsectarian organization. And as such ancestry is [...]
Only July 7, 2020 The Henry County Board of Commissioners violated Georgia State Law 50-3-1 and voted to remove the Confederate Veterans' Monument from the McDonough Square. This unlawful action by the Henry County Board of Commissioners compelled the Georgia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans to immediately file a Temporary Restraining Order and a [...]
Sons of Confederate Veterans Condemns the Cowardly Midnight removal of the DeKalb County Confederate Veterans Monument and Vows to take Legal Action.
Approximately at 11:30 pm on Thursday, June 18th the City of Decatur quietly slipped in a crane and removed the DeKalb County Confederate Monument from the grounds in front of the Old Courthouse Building. This was done under the authority of court order issued by the DeKalb Superior Court stemming from a case brought forth by Decatur City attorney. [...]
Sons of Confederate Veterans Files a Temporary Restraining Order and Complaint against the Athens-Clarke County Consolidated Government
Sons of Confederate Veterans Files a Temporary Restraining Order and Complaint against the Athens-Clarke County Consolidated Government violation of Official Code of Ga. Annotated§ 50-3-1. After an unsuccessful attempt to reach common ground with Mayor Kelly Girtz of the Athens-Clarke County Consolidated Government (ACC), t he Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) was left no other option but to [...]
Georgia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans Position on Monument Removal , Defacement and Name Changes.
Georgia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans Position on Monument Removal , Defacement and Name Changes. The Georgia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans condemns in the strongest terms possible the vandalism, removal and defacement of any Veteran's monuments, memorials, or grave markers and will vigorously pursue the prosecution of these heinous violations to the fullest extent of the law. We hold [...]