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New Bronze Soldier to be Commissioned

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 [...]

Donation Request for Capt. Wirz Presidential Pardon

  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, [...]

2020-07-13T19:49:31+00:00Uncategorized|

GEORGIA DIVISION ORDER OF CONFEDERATE ROSE

  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 [...]

McDonough Square Confederate Veterans Monument

             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 [...]

2020-06-17T14:00:12+00:00Uncategorized|

Sons of Confederate Veterans Offers Practical Solutions to Athens’s Mayor and Council Regarding the “Stability and Safety” of the Confederate Veterans Monument.

Sons of Confederate Veterans Offers Practical Solutions to Athens's Mayor and Council Regarding the "Stability and Safety" of the Confederate Veterans Monument. The Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) met with Athens's Mayor Kelly Girtz on June 15 to offer and to implement some practical solutions to the Mayor and Council's concerns over the Confederate Monument. At one point the Mayor [...]

2020-06-17T13:58:39+00:00Uncategorized|

The Sons of Confederate Veterans Increases Reward to $3,000 for Information leading to the Arrest and Conviction for Acts of Vandalism to Veteran’s Monuments.

The Sons of Confederate Veterans Increases Reward to $3,000 for Information leading to the Arrest and Conviction for Acts of Vandalism to Veteran's Monuments. 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 [...]

2020-06-17T13:43:37+00:00Uncategorized|
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