Recently, the Lt Col Elihu Hutton Camp 569 SCV started cleaning the headstones of Confederate soldiers.
One of our first cleanings was the headstones of Lt. Col. Elihu Hutton, commander of Company C, 20th Virginia Cavalry, CSA, and the headstone of his wife, Sophronia E. Hutton. Continue reading “Cleaning Confederate Headstones”
During June and July each year, the camp adjutants go about collecting annual dues. This consists of $30 for national dues, $5 for division dues, and camp dues, which vary in amount from camp to camp. The $5 collected from each member for their annual division dues are then sent by the adjutant before November 1st to the division treasurer Randy Taylor in one check to 12212 Richwood Dr Hagerstown MD 21740. Failure to pay on time will result in a $5 penalty per member according to the WV SCV constitution. Any questions about this can be sent to Randy Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org or call him at 240-520-8985
Remember those who died while in military service of our great country.
Memorial Day was inspired by the South!
Did you know that the United States holiday of Memorial Day was inspired by the South? It’s true! Continue reading “Memorial Day 2018”
The annual meeting of the West Virginia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Days Inn & Suites Sutton Flatwoods, 350 Days Drive, Sutton, WV 26601, ph 304-765-5055.
The meeting will start at 12 noon and is scheduled until 5pm. This is an election year so make sure your Camp sends representatives. We will also award the Camp with the highest new members and highest percentage of growth. Each one comes with a $100 check, (a Camp must be represented to collect).
The WV Division will have our Confederate Flag and Southern Heritage event on Saturday March 3rd 2018 at the Martinsburg Roundhouse.
We will start at 11am and go to 1pm.
We will have a sales table with Southern flags and merchandise.
The roundhouse is located at 100 E. Liberty Street Martinsburg WV 25404
Commander, West Virginia Division
Note: Lt Commander of the SCV, Paul Gramling will be the keynote speaker.
On behalf of the officers and compatriots of the Lt Col Elihu Hutton Camp 569 SCV, we would like to extend our most sincere condolences to the family of Charles Reese McElwain Sr who passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017.
Charles Reese McElwain Sr is the father of the Commander of the Lt Col Elihu Hutton Camp 569, Charles Reese McElwain Jr.
Charles Reese McElwain Sr, age 95, was born September 23, 1922 in Removal, Webster County, West Virginia. In March 1946, he married Gladys Geneva Cayton, who predeceased him on January 31, 2006. He passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Elkins, Randolph County, West Virginia.
Funeral service will be held later at a date to be determined.
The following is the Battlefield Flag and Monument Policy that was recently approved by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War at their 136st National Encampment held in Lansing, Michigan during August 10-13, 2017. Continue reading “Battlefield Flag and Monument Policy of the SUVCW”
(Elm Springs, TN) 14 August 2017 — The Sons of Confederate Veterans opposes the KKK and other racist organizations. The SCV condemns in the strongest possible way the actions, words, and beliefs of any racist group. These groups are filled with hatred and bigotry, and racism is counter to the American principles of freedom for all citizens. Neither white supremacists nor any other racist group represent true Southern Heritage or the Confederate Soldier, Sailor, or Marine. In like-manner, the SCV condemns the actions of the “Antifa” counter-protestors whose role was to meet violence with violence and to answer hate with hate. Particularly, the SCV condemns the Alt-Left’s attempts to attack Confederate monuments and other war memorials in an attempt to tarnish the true history of our great nation and to further their modern socialist political agenda. Continue reading “Sons of Confederate Veterans support for our nation and the rule of law”