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Monday, June 27, 2011

UPDATE: Why the War Was Not About Slavery

The booklet is now available from Elm Springs. Call today to place your order! These booklets are only $2 each! Or, in multiples of 10, $1.75! These can now be ordered through GHQ and there will be a large supply for sale at the Headquarters table at our Reunion in Montgomery next month. Plan to get some for your camp.

Friday, June 24, 2011

July/August 2011 Update

The July/August 2011 issue is now in the mail. You should be receiving your copy any day now. The deadline for the September/October 2011 issue is July 1.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Why the War Was Not About Slavery

The groundbreaking essay Why the War Was Not About Slavery by Donald W. Livingston was the first essay in our Sesquicentennial Series. It is now being printed in booklet form and will be available in time for our National Reunion in Montgomery in July. Special bulk pricing will be available for camps. More details to come shortly.

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July/August 2011 Issue

Our July/August 2011 issue has been at the printer since June 2.  This issue the Sesquicentennial series continues with Dr. Marshall DeRosa's essay entitle Died of a Theory. This is an in-depth look at the role States' Rights played in our fight for independence. Learn about General Pierce Manning Butler Young from Georgia and information about the SCV Genealogy Committee. Plus, a final tribute to Past CIC Ralph Green and all of our usual features.