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Three years with Quantrill; a true story. by John McCorkle, 1838-1918; Barton, O. S. (Oswald Swinney), 1862-1925. [1914] was added to the Charge page.

A Message for SCV Heritage Operations

SCV Press Release: SCV-Support to the Nation and Rule of Law

New Orleans

SCV Telegraph


As you've most likely heard by now, a purge of our history has taken place in New Orleans, Louisiana. In a scene reminiscent of Kristallnacht in 1930's Germany, cultural Marxists leaders of the City of New Orleans attacked and destroyed the first of our monuments erected over 100 years ago in that city. While this is a despicable and depressing episode to those of us who value our history, our ancestors and our own blood, this is one battle in a much larger campaign. Our brothers in Louisiana led a valiant effort to curtail this situation, but the rampant ignorance and vile hatred that exists in New Orleans was too well entrenched. We will continue to fight and we will not back down.

As it stands right now, we are in the process of waging a legal battle over a similar situation in Charlottesville, Virginia. We believe we have much better standing in this situation due to the existence of a State law that protects historical monuments. We MUST get similar laws passed in every Southern State if we are to have legal standing to combat these attacks. If your Division is not working on this type of legislation, now is the time to start.

Ultimately, the road map to victory will be achieved by strengthening your local Camp and solidifying relationships with the powers that be in your area. I cannot emphasize enough the importance of becoming active in your local community and projecting a positive message in an effort to harness a wider base of support. Following this plan will help to head off such despicable situations as occurred in New Orleans before they even get off the ground. As they say, "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure".

Gentlemen, the fight is not over. But, we must all become engaged in the effort to save our history. If not now, when?

Deo Vindice,

Carl Jones
Chief of Heritage Operations
Sons of Confederate Veterans

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Robert Toombs's speech before the Georgia State Legislature of November 1860 was added to the Charge page.
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Vexillophobia Goes National

A symbol of hatred or history? Obama quietly bans Confederate flag at cemeteries

By Stephen Dinan - The Washington Times - Monday, August 29, 2016

The Veterans Affairs Department quietly moved this month to ban flying of Confederate flags from fixed flagpoles at the cemeteries it runs, striking yet another blow against the controversial emblem.

Congress had debated and rejected that change, but the Obama administration decided to move forward anyway, saying it was unilaterally imposing the restrictions.

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PRISON LIFE OF JEFFERSON DAVIS by Bvt. LT-COL. John J. Craven, M.D. [1866] was added to the Charge page.

Recent Site Updates

THE CASE OF THE SOUTH AGAINST THE NORTH by BENJAMIN FRANKLIN GRADY [1899] and THE SOUTH'S BURDEN; or The Curse of Sectionalism in the UNITED STATES by BENJAMIN FRANKLIN GRADY [1906] were added to the Charge page.