Annual Camp Report Time

It’s that time of the year again, folks. Time for adjutants to turn in the Annual Camp Report as per the Camp Handbook Section 7, Page 4 of Adjutant Duties, Member Data. I’ve uploaded our form here, as the one that comes from national is very jumbled up and nothing lines up very well, so it’s more confusing than it needs to be. Feel free to use and share.

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Camp 2180 Invitation to Join

SOURCE DOCUMENT We, members of Camp 2180, of the Oklahoma Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, the Army of the Trans Mississippi, invite you descendants of the glorious Confederate dead to join us and take part in the vindication of the cause for which our ancestors fought and died.

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A Short History of the Confederate States of America

A Short History of the Confederate States of America was written by the President of the Confederate States of America, the great President Jefferson Davis, may his memory be eternal. I’ve included a PDF of the full booklet, however, it is worth pointing out the opening paragraphs beginning on page nine (9) and a further paragraph excerpted from the close of page ten (10): IGNORANCE and credulity have enabled unscrupulous partisans so to mislead public opinion, both at home and abroad, as

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SHOULD THE SOUTH CHANT THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE?

Some southern groups have removed the federal flag from their meetings and stopped robotically chanting the pledge.  Here is a quote from one site: “Some Florida SCV Camps no longer fly the American Flag and most won’t recite the Pledge of Allegiance. As a former SUV Camp Commander and active/loyal SCV member JOHN V. said, “There is nothing in the SCV By-Laws that FORCES us to say the pledge!” The REB reenactor WebSite has called for the removal of the

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The American Civil War: A collection of free online primary sources

Here is a websites of primary sources (vetted by College & Research Libraries) which include digitized newspaper archives for both the Union and Confederate sides of the struggle, collections of letters and diaries, digitized photographs, maps, and official records and dispatches from the battlefields. A necessary resource for any serious researcher. View the site HERE.

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A Reminder To SCV Members/Officials During Election Season

I’ve seen a lot of “official” SCV Twitter and Facebook accounts making endorsements or badmouthing candidates. This is a reminder from HQ to make sure and do so using your personal accounts only, not accounts associated with or representing the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Dear Compatriots, It is “Election Season” in the United States, and therefore a good time to remind all SCV members of certain restrictions placed on the SCV as a result of our Federal Tax Status. Acting

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Lieutenant General Stephen Dill Lee’s Address at New Orleans

PDF format text of the full address by Lieutenant General Stephen Dill Lee to the assembly at New Orleans in 1906, including the full text of the Charge to the Sons of Confederate Veterans. The PDF is compliments of the Texas Division. The current charge which the Sons of Confederate Veterans is abbreviated, and leaves out the final line and the following stanza: “Are you also ready to die for your country? Is your life worthy to be remembered along with

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