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

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 [...]

2020-05-12T13:23:57+00:00Uncategorized|

The 44th Annual Reunion of the UCV in 1944

    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 [...]

2020-04-22T13:20:46+00:00Uncategorized|

Georgia Division Reunion

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 [...]

2020-04-28T14:53:23+00:00Featured Story|

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 [...]

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|