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The Sons of Confederate Veterans was founded in 1896 and is the oldest hereditary organization for male descendants of Confederate soldiers.

The SCV is a historical, patriotic, and non-political organization dedicated to insuring that the true history of the 1861-1865 period is preserved and works to preserve and defend the history, heritage, and principles of the Old South.  

The SCV rejects any group whose actions tarnish or distort the image of the Confederate soldier or his reasons for fighting.

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What is the SCV?

SCV Camp 469 meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at 7 PM in the Oostanaula Room of the Rome-Floyd County Library.

Each meeting features a guest speaker, author, or historical presentation about our Southern heritage.  Meetings are open to the public and visitors are always welcome.

Monthly Meeting - Thursday, April 7, 2016

We all enjoy hearing about our heritage and history; especially from someone who knows fact from fiction.  Compatriot John Garrett will be here on April 7th to inform us on much to do with that heritage and history.  He will also be bringing part of his vast artifact collection to exhibit for us.

John is a true son of the South and you will enjoy listening to him regale us about that heritage and history.  We will be reminded that we must stand up now before it is too late, or we will lose that which is precious to us.

Camp News

Confederate Memorial Day Service - 1 PM, Saturday, April 16, 2016
Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Rome

Our Camp will celebrate Confederate Memorial Day on April 16th at 1 pm at Myrtle Hill Cemetery.  The guest speaker for this event will be Norman Dasinger, Jr. This is not the first time Mr. Dasinger has been our speaker - those who have heard him before have been motivated by his words and commitment to “The Cause”. 

Mr Dasinger has been a teacher, coach, and school administrator in Paulding County and Rockmart.  He is a former SCV Chief of Staff, former Commander and Committeeman - Army of Tennessee, and former Adjutant and historian- General Military Order of Stars and Bars.  He is also past President of Friends of Civil War - Paulding County, past Trustee of the Blue and Gray Education Society, and he serves as member of Georgia Civil War Heritage Trails Association on Marker Writing Committee. 

Mr. Dasinger is currently a member of SCV William J. Hardee Camp in Dallas, GA, and is on staff at the Civil War Education Association as Guide and Host.  He is Worshipful Master of Cedar Bend Masonic Lodge in Etowah County, Alabama, and he owns and operates Southern Land and Title in Gasden, AL.

April is Confederate Heritage and History Month, declared so by Georgia law.  The Official Code of Georgia Annotated section 1-4-20 was passed by our State Legislature stating as such.  Governor Deal, for the first time since this law has been enacted, would not sign a proclamation declaring such. 

It is currently P.C. to attack all things Confederate, and even Southern.  If we don’t stand up now, our children and grandchildren may not get the opportunity to do so. 

Each year we decorate the front window at the Rome Area History Museum for “our month”, but due to the recent damage on the front of the building, we will not be decorating the RAHM this year.  However, we will have a table in the conference room upstairs for an upcoming program the Museum is holding.  We cannot let up our vigilance - we have to “improvise, adapt, and overcome”.

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