What We Stand For:
The Georgia SCV members take pride in preserving and protecting the honor, valor and memory of the Confederate soldier. Many of the activities are open to the public and offer interactive educational opportunities for all ages. Check the event calendar [link] or contact your local camp [link] for activities near you.
Historical reenactments and living histories provide a way for the public to experience the past in person. Most reenactments take place in a battlefield on or around the date that the battle took place. Both Confederate and Union soldiers set up camp on opposite sides of the field. Suttlers often set up tents between the opposing camps to sell reenactment supplies such as uniforms, blankets, and personal items. The public is encouraged to walk thru the camps and Suttler areas and interact with the reenactors to gain the full experience of the time period. Historical accounts are used to reenact the battle strategies as spectators watch from the viewing area. Black powder guns and canons are shot for special effect as the soldiers and horses fight for victory.