Sons of Confederate Veterans - Fort Blakeley Camp #1864

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Fort Blakeley Camp #1864, Sons of Confederate Veterans is based in Baldwin County, Alabama. As the name implies, the SCV is made up of living descendants of the soldiers and civil servants of the Confederate States of America. If you live in the South, it's very likely that one or more of your ancestors fought in the War for Southern Independence or at the bare minimum were affected by it. We study and promote the true history of the Confederate States of America and of the men and women who sacrificed their all in a struggle for what was their constitutional right as citizens of sovereign states - freedom and independence from what even then was in their view a Federal Government out of control and for their very right to exist as a nation.

cannonSCV Charge To you, Sons of Confederate Veterans, we will commit the vindication of the cause for which we fought. To your strength will be given the defense of the Confederate soldier's good name, the guardianship of his history, the emulation of his virtues, the perpetuation of those principles which he loved and which you love also, and those ideals which made him glorious and which you also cherish." -Lt. Gen. Stephen Dill Lee, Commander General, United Confederate Veterans, Apr. 15, 1906

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18 Feb 2018 19:32:29 GMT

Business Insider

Cities are tearing down Confederate monuments after ...
Business Insider
In the six months since a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville turned violent, dozens of cities have removed Confederate memorials from public spaces.

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The Commercial Appeal

Panel: Memphis' fight over Confederate statues isn't over
The Commercial Appeal
Correction: Calvary Episcopal hopes to add a historical marker about Nathan Bedford Forrest's slave trading. The marker for Forrest's home on Adams would remain as-is. Mediation could result in a new owner of Memphis' Confederate statues, said Van ...

New York Times

Officer Loses, Then Regains, Job After Conflict Over Confederate and Mississippi Flags
New York Times
He found himself in this predicament after a confrontation he had on Saturday with several people who were waving the official Mississippi state flag — the only one in the United States that includes a likeness of the Confederate battle flag. Officer ...
Relic Room unveils State House Confederate flag display plan | The ...The State
Museum OKs $350K Plan for South Carolina Confederate FlagU.S. News & World Report
SC museum seeking $350000 to display Statehouse Confederate flagsCharleston Post Courier
The Root
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Confederate flag is banned from the Burlington County Farm Fair
The move comes as organizations and governments across the nation have been removing Confederate flags and statues following the 2015 Charleston, S.C., church massacre in which a gunman known to have carried the rebel flag killed nine African-American ...

The Daily Tar Heel

Where does UNC stand in the Confederate monument debate plaguing universities?
The Daily Tar Heel
Local legislators have announced plans to propose a relocation of Silent Sam, and Chancellor Carol Folt has spoken out against the statue, which she said fosters fear rather than discourse. But the Confederate monument is no closer to being moved from ...

Johns Hopkins News-Letter

Confederate site rededicated to Harriet Tubman - The Johns ...
Johns Hopkins News-Letter
The Baltimore City Council approved legislation on Feb. 5 to rededicate the site of a former Confederate monument to Harriet Tubman. A portion of Wyman Park Dell, a park near Homewood Campus, will be named after Tubman, who was a Maryland-born slave ...

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NJ fair had to act to ban Confederate flag | Editorial
Upon reading that Burlington County Farm Fair organizers just adopted rules banning display of the Confederate flag at their summertime event, one might accuse them of fishing for a rebel-gray herring. Except for one small detail: It actually happened ...

Carroll County Times

Carroll County Public Schools to ban Confederate flags, swastikas ...
Carroll County Times
Carroll County Public Schools announced Wednesday night steps to move forward banning the Confederate flag and swastikas in its dress code, a move that would include clothing and memorabilia in schools, on vehicles on school grounds and at all school ...
Maryland's Carroll County Public Schools calls for ban of Confederate flagYork Daily Record/Sunday News
Ban on Confederate flag to move forward in Carroll County - WBAL-TVWBAL Baltimore
Burlco Farm Fair bans Confederate flagsCherry Hill Courier Post
ABC Action News -WBAL Radio
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As Richmond's Confederate statues go, so might the South's
Some blacks say the city needs to abandon Confederate statues, along with outdated ways of thinking.
As Richmond's Confederate statues go, so might the South'sKHOU

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Savannah Morning News

Savannah Approves Changes to Confederate Monument From 1875
U.S. News & World Report
Savannah renaming its 143-year-old Confederate monument to honor all soldiers killed in the Civil War. Feb. 14, 2018, at 4:44 p.m.. Savannah Approves Changes to Confederate Monument From 1875. Share. ×. Share on Facebook · Post on Twitter · Post to ...
Savannah approves changes to Confederate MemorialSavannah Morning News
City approves changes to Confederate Monument in Forsyth Park ...WSAV-TV

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