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Signer of the SC Ordinance – Maxcy Gregg

By |2018-07-29T14:59:24-04:00January 17th, 2014|Signers of the SC Ordinance of Secession|

Maxcy Gregg This week we honor one of South Carolina's Sons and brave citizens Maxcy Gregg for risking all to lead the way for South Carolina to be free and independant. Gregg was born in Columbia, South Carolina, the grandson of Esek Hopkins, commodore of the Continental Navy. He was educated at South Carolina College (now called the University of [...]

Rediscovered and Brought Home

By |2018-07-29T14:59:24-04:00January 16th, 2014|Confederate Flags|

Battle Flag of the 19th South Carolina Infantry Rediscovered and brought home to South Carolina.   On June 29, 2010 Randy Burbage asked me to put together a list of all known South Carolina related War Between the States Flags. He knew of my interest in SC Flags and we were both on the South [...]

The Time Is Now

By |2018-07-29T14:59:24-04:00January 15th, 2014|scscv|

Great Men Lead By Example   Now is the time. The Deadline of the 18th of January is three days away to register and join the other leaders of the South Carolina Division. The 2014 South Carolina Division Leadership Conference is only 17 days away. Full details of the day can be read here. Make [...]

Our Confederate Heroes – Hilliard Todd

By |2018-07-29T14:59:24-04:00January 13th, 2014|Confederate Soldier Wall of Honor|

Private Hillard Todd Hilliard Todd was a private in the South Carolina Artillery. He was born in 1844 and  lived until the 27th of January 1902 and is buried at Pond Field Graveyard in Horry County, SC. He was married to Nancy Lee who was born on the 24th of August 1845 and lived until the 16th [...]

Signer of the SC Ordinance – Langdon Cheves, Jr

By |2018-07-29T14:59:24-04:00January 10th, 2014|Signers of the SC Ordinance of Secession|

Langdon Cheves, Jr This week we honor one of South Carolina's Sons and brave citizens Langdon Cheves Jr for risking all to lead the way for South Carolina to be free and independant. Langdon Cheves Jr was born in 1814 and died on the 10th of July, 1863. During the war he was a Confederate Officer [...]

Tragedy of 160 year-old Documents Intentionally Destroyed in Franklin County, N.C.

By |2018-07-29T14:59:24-04:00January 9th, 2014|Heritage Issues|

This is one of a countless number of 19th century records seized by the North Carolina Archives and burned on December 6, 2013 This is a reblog of an article that is disturbing for any part of history, but which touches the time area of our honored Confederate ancestors. Although it does not [...]

Confederate “David” Torpedo Boat in 1863

By |2018-07-29T14:59:24-04:00January 8th, 2014|Confederate Naval History|

The Union sailors spotted the curious little boat shortly after 9 o’clock, just as it was closing in on the starboard beam of their ship. It came from the east, which confused the men. Either this strange craft was a long way from home or it had come out of Charleston and somehow managed to [...]

150 Years Of Hunley Discovery

By |2018-07-29T14:59:24-04:00January 7th, 2014|Museums|

The 150 Year Anniversary of the Hunley Making History is upon us. In February of 2014 will be the sesquicentennial of the Confederate's Top Secret weapon making history in the world. The Hunley Commission is planning to commemorate the the occasion with a series of events that will bring the history of this 19th Century [...]

Flat Rock Cemetery Cross of Honor ReDedication Service

By |2018-07-29T14:59:25-04:00January 6th, 2014|Camp Events|

You are invited to attend the Re-Dedication Service of two Crosses of Honor.   It will take place at the Flat Rock Cemetery near Jonesville, S.C. Two crosses were stolen and received extensive coverage in the local News Papers and C-7 TV. Since the theft occurred in Union Co., the States Rights Gist camp has already [...]