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A Must Read!

Visit the link below for a review of the new and dynamic work on Lincoln by Dr. John Avery Emison.

Lincoln Uber Alles

Click on the link or cover to find out more about the book by Commander Ron Jones.

The Road to Rock Island



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Charge to the Sons of Confederate Veterans:

To you, Sons of Confederate Veterans, we submit 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 he loved and which made him glorious and which you also cherish. Remember, it is your duty to see that the true history of the South is presented to future generations."

- Lt. General Stephen Dill Lee, Commander General,  United Confederate Veterans, New Oleans, Louisiana, 1906


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2018 Confederate Decoration Day

Knox County Commissioner John Schoonmaker reads Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett's Proclamation declaring Robert E. Lee/Stonewall Jackson Day at the 25th Annual Lee Jackson Dinner held at The Foundry in Knoxville in January, sponsored by the Longstreet Zollicoffer Camp 87, Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV).  Supporting Commissioner Dailey are SCV Camp 87 Commander Earl Smith, GOP State Executive Committee member Ted Hatfield and Knox County Commissioners Dave Wright and Carson Dailey.       



Stephen D. Lee Institute Symposium 2017



From across the country, members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and the general public gathered in Knoxville March 3 - 4, 2017, to hear authors and experts on topics which included the Confederacy, world and U.S. history, and Constitutional Law.

SCV Camp 87 (Knoxville, TN) served as host Camp for the Annual Stephen D. Lee Institute Symposium.  The programs included a Presentation of the Flags of the Confederacy, which was executed by the SCV Camp 87.

Front Row:  Commander Earl Smith, Richard Hatten, Scott Hall, Sgt. Sam Forrester, G.W. Murphy.

Second Row:  Wallace Ashe, Richard Scott, Adjutant, John Hitt, Lt. Ken Stark, Qtr. Master Rod O'Barr, Lt. Kyle Steward, Sgt. Richard Park.

At the ceremony, Commander in Chief Thomas V. Strain announced the administrative dispatch from HQ and executed the promotion of Sam Forrester and Richard Park to the rank of Sergeant.


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This page was updated on February 27,  Anno Domini 2018