Monthly Archives: May 2012

17 05, 2012

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Holding the line, Winston-Salem, NC 2012/05/08 Holding the line, Winston-Salem, NC Sunday was a great day to honor our Southern ancestors in Winston-Salem for the oldest annual Confederate Memorial Service in the county in the Old Salem Cemetery. The service dates back 140 years, and the James B. Gordon UDC camp has host it for the past few years. As I do every year I started the day by getting in uniform [...]

17 05, 2012

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Fight for Historical Marker Sparks Race Concerns by Brandi Grissom May 9, 2012 Reigniting a racially charged debate many thought had flamed out, the Texas Sons of Confederate Veterans association is working to install another historical marker on the Texas Capitol campus recognizing the Confederacy. “It’s nothing, frankly, that anybody needs to get their knickers in a twist about,” said Kirk Lyons, the group’s colorful lawyer. The organization argues that it is [...]

15 05, 2012

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Back to the main articles page      An Open Report - 4/17/2012 to 5/15/2012 On Tuesday, April 17, 2012, I would travel to Murphy, North Carolina and speak to the Cherokee Guards Camp #893 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. On Thursday, April 19, 2012, Terry Lee and I would travel to Marion, Alabama, and as the guest of Commander Gary Johnson and his wife Mrs. Sandra Johnson, we would attend the annual [...]

8 05, 2012

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Confederate Memorial Day Observed - Meridian, Miss. Apr 30, 2012 Confederate Memorial Day Observed Meridian, Miss. The Sons of Confederate Veterans held its annual observance of Confederate Memorial Day at the Lauderdale County Courthouse. The immediate past commander of the Mississippi division, William E. Atkinson, says the day remembers those who died in the Civil War, but also those who survived and helped rebuild the south.       "It was set [...]

8 05, 2012

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Kennedy Speaks at Heritage Dinner Best selling author Donnie Kennedy (The South was Right) was the keynote speaker at the 2012 Colonel John T. Coffee Camp , Sons of Confederate Veterans Heritage Hnner, held on April 21, 2012, in the historic community of Osceola, Missouri. Mr. Kennedy spoke to a crowd of 120 paid attendees who frequently interrupted him with applause and standing ovations.       Prior to the dinner a [...]

1 05, 2012

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Kirk David Lyons - 4/27/2012 Post In 180 Degrees True South April 28 SCV may be wavering on support of Hardwick & Childress - if we go on - and I really think we should, may have to develop a whole new support base. If we give up the cases after so much fighting, the message we send becomes clear to our opponents - Confederates are easy to beat in court - [...]

1 05, 2012

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Tahlequah student's flag sparks first-amendment dispute Posted: Friday, April 27, 2012 Tahlequah student's flag sparks first-amendment dispute By Steve Berg Tahlequah, Okla. — A 17-year-old Tahlequah student's Confederate flag has prompted a possible legal battle over first-amendment rights. The student, Matthew Newcomb, decided about two months ago to start flying the flag from his pickup truck, said his mom Michelle Armstrong. But she says the school told him he couldn't display it [...]

1 05, 2012

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Confederate Memorial Day not to be overlooked Written by Fritz Chapin   Wednesday, 25 April 2012 Today is a very important, but overlooked holiday.  Today is Confederate Memorial Day in many states around the South, including Alabama, Florida and Mississippi. This day should not only be important to the South, but it should be recognized by the whole nation.  The liberal teachings and media would have you think that this day is just [...]

1 05, 2012

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Did you know Confederate Memorial Day is still a state holiday? Apr 24, 2012 ATLANTA -- If you tried to do business with a state agency on Monday, you were out of luck. That is, unless you wanted to park for free in the state capitol parking deck, which was wide open and unmanned. Most state workers had the day off because it was a Georgia government holiday, Confederate Memorial Day. The [...]

1 05, 2012

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Flagpole and Monument Dedicated to Confederate Soldiers Buried in Oconee County Sunday's ceremony at Watkinsville Cemetery also honored the late Robert N. Hale, Sr., who was instrumental in marking the graves of Confederate soldiers in Oconee and surrounding counties. By Stephanie Gross April 23, 2012 The Brig. Gen. T.R.R. Cobb Camp No. 97 Sons of the Confederate Veterans on April 22, 2012 held a flagpole and monument dedication ceremony to honor Confederate [...]