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"Any society which suppresses the heritage of its conquered minorities, prevent their history, and denies them their symbols, has sown the seeds of its own destruction.
Sir. William Wallace 1280 AD.
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Nothing fills me with more sadness than to see a Southern man apologizing for the defense we made of our inheritance. Our cause was just so Sacred, that had I known all that has come to past, had I known what was to inflicted upon me, all that my Country was to suffer, all that our posterity was to endure, I would do it all over again.
Jefferson Davis, President
C.S.A Deo Vindice
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The Sons of Confederate Veterans is the direct heir of the United Confederate Veterans, and the oldest hereditary organization for male descendents of Confederate soldiers. Organized at Richmond, Virginia in 1896, the SCV continues to serve as a historical, patriotic, and non-political organization dedicated to ensuring that a true history of the South, especially the 1861-1865 period, is preserved and presented to future generations.
The citizen-soldiers who fought for the Confederacy personified the best qualities of America. The tenacity with which Confederate soldiers fought demonstrated their belief in the rights guaranteed by the Constitution. Today, the SCV is preserving the history and legacy of these heroes so that future generations can understand their motives and character.
If you're a male descendent of anyone who honorably served the Confederate military, claim your heritage now with pride. Contact the individuals named below for membership information or visit our next meeting. Visitors are Welcome!
Camp 1657 meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month, at the Western Sizzlin Restaurant in Pooler. Eating & fellowship, 6:30PM; the meeting starts at 7:30PM.
Symbols and Scapegoats
Monthly Meetings are the 2nd Tuesday
Western Sizzlin Restaurant, Pooler, GA 31322
Membership in the Sons of Confederate Veterans is open
to all male descendants of any veteran who served honorably in the
Confederate armed forces. Eligibility can be obtained through either
direct or collateral family lines and kinship to a veteran must
be documented genealogically (see lineage worksheet below). The
minimum age for membership is 12.
[ Membership application (pdf) || SCV Lineage Work Sheet || Friends of SCV Membership Application ]
Why should you join? || National Archives Microfilm Database (searchable! by soldier name or unit)
Camp 1657 meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month, at the Western Sizzlin Restaurant in Pooler. Eating & fellowship, 6:30PM; the meeting starts at 7:30PM. Visitors Are Welcome!!
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information about Camp 1657 in Savannah, GA, contact Don Newman
[Commander]  748-7387
Camp 1657 Officers - 2012-2013
Commander - Don Newman
1st Lt. Commander - Doyal Todd 912-233-4666
2nd Lt. Commander - Melvin Fort 912- 654-9426
Quartermaster - Fred Royal 912-335-9049
Color Sergeant - Cecil Greenwell 912-663-1179
1st Sergeant - David Todd
Adjutant - Jack Wray 912-596-2950
Chaplain - David Milton 912-920-3111
Camp Email Coordinator - Webmaster
Charge to the Sons Of Confederate Veterans
" To you Sons
of Confederate Veterans, we submit the vindication of the cause for
which we fought; to your strength will be given the defense of the
Confederate soldiers' good name, the guardianship of his history,
the emulation of his virtues, the perpetuation of those principles
he loved and which made him glorious and which you also cherish.
Remember, it is your duty to see that the true history of the south
is presented to future generations."