Welcome to the blog for the Confederate Veteran magazine, the official journal for the Sons of Confederate Veterans. The Veteran is published six times a year as a service to our members. Membership is open to all male descendants of veterans who served honorably in the Confederate armed forces. For more information visit our web site at www.scv.org.
Visit the Confederate Veteran magazine blog periodically to check on announcements, current events and information relevant for all SCV members. Feedback is welcome, please e-mail me your comments. Thanks!
Monday, April 29, 2013
Monday, April 1, 2013
The May/June 2013 issue has been sent to the printer. Updated Vicksburg Reunion info is included along with the proposed constitution amendments and standing orders. Our Sesquicentennial series continues with an essay by Ryan S. Walters entitled The Powers of a Usurper, Northern Opposition to Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation. Dr. Michael Bradley shares an article on Dr. Rufus Benjamin Weaver who worked tirelessly to return Confederate bodies in Gettysburg back home. Of course, all of our usual features.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Monday, December 17, 2012
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Elm Springs, headquarters for the Sons of Confederate Veterans, is one of the homes on the Maury County Christmas Historic Home Tour this year. The theme is "Prelude to the Battle of Franklin," which will highlight the siege of Columbia and the events leading up to the Battle of Franklin.
Tour hours are Friday, November 30, Noon to 7 PM and Saturday, December 1, 9 AM to 5 PM. Docents will be at all tour venues along with special events at each stop.
A Confederate encampment will be on the grounds at Elm Springs including cannon demonstrations.
For more information visit www.maurychristmas.com