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


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Monday, January 9, 2017

January/February 2017 Issue

Our January/February 2017 issue is in the mail and you should be receiving it soon. The cover features photos from the recent dedication of our new Confederate Museum at Elm Springs in Columbia, TN. We welcome back Joanne Cullom Moore with her article on Colonel Van H. Manning, Third Arkansas Regiment. Plus we have an excerpt from John M. Taylor’s new book, Union At All Costs: From Confederation to Consolidation. Plus all our usual features are included.

November/December 2016 Issue

Our feature article in the November/December 2016 issue is on John H. Reagan, Postmaster General and the Stamps of the CSA by Conrad L. Bush. Pictures of all the stamps of the Confederacy are included. Centennial Wars by Philip Leigh is a thought provoking article we think everyone will enjoy. And Richard Lee Montgomery writes about the Southern Baptist Convention both past and present. Of course, all of our usual features!

September/October 2016 Issue

Our September/October 2016 issue features The Diary of Rufus J. Woolwine by Louis H. Manarin and an article on Private Spencer D. Walker by his great-great grandson Woodie L. Walker II, a member of the Tome Smith Camp 1702, Suffolk, VA. Plus, all of our usual features!