Happy New Year Message From Division Commander Simpson

By | 2014-01-01T07:30:17+00:00 January 1st, 2014|scscv|

Brothers, Compatriots and Friends It is a custom throughout our culture to wish everyone a “Happy New Year” on January 1st each year. While I am one who embraces the phrase and passes it along, I am reminded of what my Jewish friends say during Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year). The common greeting at this time is [...]

Georgia Woman Makes History by Joining The United Daughters of The Confederacy

By | 2018-07-29T14:59:25+00:00 December 31st, 2013|scscv|

Georgia Benton Honors her Confederate Heritage   SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The weather may have been gloomy in Savannah on Dec. 14, but Georgia Benton was all smiles as she was inducted into the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Not only is Benton the first African-American member in the Savannah Chapter, but she's also the [...]

9th Annual Western Carolina SC Division Prayer Breakfast

By | 2018-07-29T14:59:25+00:00 December 30th, 2013|Camp Events|

General Joe Wheeler Camp #1245 Aiken, SC Dear Compatriots and Friends, The Wheeler Camp would like to extend to you and your spouse an invitation to our 9th Annual Western Carolina SC Division Prayer Breakfast. This year’s Prayer Breakfast will be part of a combined series of Prayer across the state to be held by other Camps [...]

Signer of the SC Ordinance – James Chesnut Jr

By | 2018-07-29T14:59:25+00:00 December 27th, 2013|Signers of the SC Ordinance of Secession|

James Chesnut Jr This week we honor one of South Carolina's Sons and brave citizens James Chesnut Jr. for risking all to lead the way for South Carolina to be free and independant. Chesnut was born 18 January 1815 in Kershaw County near Camden, South Carolina. He was graduated from the law department of the [...]

Join the McGowan Camp in a Spotsylvania Bus Trip

By | 2018-07-29T14:59:25+00:00 December 26th, 2013|Camp Events|

Open Invitation to SC Division , SC UDC, SC OCR, friends and family members:   The Brigadier General Samuel McGowan Camp 40, Laurens County, is sponsoring a charter bus trip to the 150th Anniversary re-enactment of the Battle of Spotsylvania. Details are as follows: 1. Thursday May 1. Depart McGowan Camp HQ in Laurens. Visit [...]

Many SC Division Camps Share Our Confederate Heritage With the Public This Christmas

By | 2013-12-24T09:11:25+00:00 December 24th, 2013|scscv|

Merry Christmas to all of our Southern and Confederate Brothers and Sisters. Many of the Camps in the South Carolina Division share our Confederate Heritage with the public in Christmas parades all over the state of South Carolina. On the 21st of December  2013 members of the Brigadier General Micah Jenkins Camp #1569 in Rock Hill, [...]

U.S. Army seeks removal of Lee, ‘Stonewall’ Jackson honors. Should It Be Allowed?

By | 2018-07-29T14:59:25+00:00 December 23rd, 2013|Heritage Issues|

Should our heroes be stripped out of memory? The U.S. Army War College, which molds future field generals, has begun discussing whether it should remove its portraits of Confederate generals — including those of Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson. Nestled in rural Pennsylvania on the 500-acre Carlisle Barracks, the war college is conducting an inventory of all [...]

Rare Find of Boxed Enfield Rifles

By | 2018-07-29T14:59:25+00:00 December 22nd, 2013|scscv|

Rare crate of Civil War rifles yields picture of daring Civil War blockade runners   The carefully constructed box of British-made rifles was intended for the hands of Confederate soldiers. A century and a half later, after a failed blockade run, a fire and years resting in the sandy bottom of Charleston Harbor, the weathered [...]

South Carolina Division State Convention Early Registration Deadline Approaching

By | 2018-07-29T14:59:25+00:00 December 16th, 2013|scscv|

*** EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE - DECEMBER 31st***   As we approach the end of the year and get ready for Christmas it is time to make plans for the 2014 year and the events that are coming in the South Carolina Division. After we all gathered and honored our great heroes General Lee and General Jackson [...]