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


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, December 14, 2015

Confederate Veterans Are Also United States Veterans!

Download this flyer which explains Confederate Veterans are also United States Veterans. Print it out on your home printer or take to a print shop. Works great on iPads and other tablets! Click Here to Download

January/February 2016

Our January/February 2016 issue is at the printers. It’s another packed issue with the most new members ever listed in one magazine. The first information on our 2016 Annual Reunion in Dallas, TX is included. We welcome back Ron Kennedy with his essay titled Sharecropping: Northern Imposed Post-War Slavery. Plus all of our usual items.

Monday, October 26, 2015

November/December 2015 Issue

Our November/December 2015 issue is in the mail and you should receive your copy soon. As you can tell from the cover the CSS Shenandoah is the focus of this issue. In addition, we have a great essay from Dr. Boyd Cathey on the recent attacks on our Southern Heritage. You can learn about General Jo Shelby and his un-surrendered Battle Flag, and all of our usual features are included!

Monday, August 31, 2015

September/October 2015 Issue

Our September/October 2015 issue is in the mail and you should be receiving your copy soon. Our feature article is by Father Alister Anderson on Captain Henry Wirz, plus we have an article on The Murder of Mary Surratt by Elizabeth Trindal. All of our usual features are included!

Sunday, June 28, 2015

July/August 2015 Issue

Our July/August issue is in the mail and should be received shortly. The feature article is on the Confederados who migrated from the South to Brazil after the end of the War. It’s a story which is not told very much. One of our S.D. Lee Institute speakers joins us with his article on a great example of a Boyle & Gamble Confederate Field Officer’s Sword. Plus all of our usual features.

Monday, April 20, 2015

May/June 2015 Issue

Our May/June 2015 issue is at the printer and should be mailed out soon. Updated information for our July Reunion in Richmond, VA, is included, so make your plans now! One of our sesquicentennial authors, H.V. Trawick returns with his article What Was the War of 1861-1865 All About? More info for our ongoing battle with history revisionists. We welcome historian Michael C. Hardy with his article Capitals … The Race to be Last. A look at the claims to be the last capital of the Confederacy. Proposed Constitutional Amendments are included for your review. Plus, all of our usual features and more!

Sunday, March 1, 2015

March/April 2015

Our March/April issue is in the mail and you should receive yours shortly. The feature article this time is on Fort Gregg, part of the Siege of Petersburg. Information on this year’s Sam Davis Youth Camps is covered. A tribute to Past Lt. Commander-in-Chief Ron Casteel is included along with all of our usual features.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

New Book Available

Our new book, To Live and Die in Dixie, The Struggle Continues … is available for order! Available in paperback and hardback at special prices for SCV members. Call General Headquarters at 800-380-1896 to order your copy.