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Confederate History and Heritage Month.

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 [...]

2020-04-02T20:39:40+00:00Uncategorized|

Stone Mountain National Memorial Service CANCELLED 

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 [...]

2020-03-31T16:24:39+00:00Uncategorized|

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

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 [...]

2020-03-23T19:10:07+00:00Uncategorized|

COVID-19

Compatriots, The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has had an effect on several camps, brigades and divisions. Let it be known, National stands behind the decisions made on all levels of this organization. I realize numerous camps have cancelled their meetings. However, even though you're not meeting in a designated place, there are things you can do. Give the older members [...]

2020-03-23T19:09:37+00:00Uncategorized|

Up-dated Camp Adjutant Procedures

Commanders & Adjutants, At the last SCV National Reunion in Mobile, AL. a motion to increase National's dues by $5 passed to help fund the construction & operations of the new Confederate Museum building on the grounds of our National HQ at Elm Springs, TN. This change effects SCV National's dues for renewing members, new members, prorating and National life [...]

2020-03-23T18:58:46+00:00Uncategorized|

April is Confederate History and Heritage Month

O.C.G.A. § 1-4-20 GEORGIA CODE Copyright 2015 by The State of Georgia All rights reserved. *** Current Through the 2019 Regular Session *** TITLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS CHAPTER 4. HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES O.C.G.A. § 1-4-20 (2015) § 1-4-20. Designation of Confederate History and Heritage Month (a) The General Assembly hereby finds and determines that tourism is a great economic resource [...]

2020-03-23T18:54:20+00:00Uncategorized|

Bronzed Bearded Confederate Soldier

Commander Pilgrim visited Jack Ward's Foundry to visit our Bronzed Bearded Confederate Soldier. On the right of the soldier is Sculpulor Jack Ward and Timothy Pilgrim on the left. Commander Pilgrim says," The level of detail on these bronze pieces are truly a work of art."

2020-03-29T05:15:05+00:00Uncategorized|

Campers Needed for the Georgia Confederates Youth Camp

Gentlemen, The Executive Council approved again this year a $200 scholarship for the first 20 Campers for the Georgia Confederates Youth Camp being held in June 2020. The cost per Camper for a week of Confederate education and fun is $350, with the scholarship applied brings the cost for our young Campers to $150 per Camper. I would like to [...]

2020-02-08T01:16:28+00:00Uncategorized|

H.L. Hunley Awards & Scholarships now Available

 HL Hunley Awards (Certificates with Medals) are available at our Division Office ready for distribution to the Camps of the Georgia Division for deserving JROTC Cadets. For a Camp Commander and/or Camp representative to order a HL Hunley Award from the Georgia Division Office the following information is required at ordering. REQUIRED INFORMATION: The Camp number and Commander ordering the [...]

2020-02-08T01:10:27+00:00Uncategorized|