Posts belonging to Category 'SCV'

Veterans group accuses church of stealing flags

Confederate battle flags, placed on the graves of Civil War veterans in the Abilene Baptist Church Cemetery, keep disappearing. Church officials and members, who deem the flags offensive, have been removing them.
Rev. Gregory Drake, pastor of Abilene Baptist Chuch, said members of the church have taken the flags down each year for the past 20 [...]

Park withdrawn as site for monument

North Charleston’s offer to allow a monument to the signers of South Carolina’s 1860 Ordinance of Secession at Riverfront Park has been withdrawn.
Instead, Mayor Keith Summey said the memorial should go to the H.L. Hunley lab, or to the North Charleston site where the sub’s museum will eventually be built.
A week after offering the S.C. [...]

SCV donates to Trinity restoration

The Thomas Hubbard Hobbs of the Sons Of Confederate Veterans camp presented a check for $1,000 to the Athens-Limestone Community Association for the project to restore portions of the Trinity School as a memorial and museum to tell some of the stories about this school that was founded after the Civil War to educate the [...]

Monument to his memory: Groups restoring Civil War veterans’ cemetery

Maj. Robert M. White’s legacy to Bell County resides in his reputation as a man of high character and high spirit.
He is also remembered for his incredible scouting skills and his prowess as a leader during the Civil War. White’s gravesite carries an inscription carved into an obelisk in the flowery prose of an earlier [...]