Use Antiquities Act to Designate All Civil War-Related Monuments as National Monuments
Created by D.R. on August 14, 2017
WHEREAS the monuments and statuary arising out of the American Civil War are an irreplaceable homage to our American history and heritage, and,
WHEREAS there are those who wish, from selfish motives, to destroy forever these memorials to brave and proud Americans on both sides of the conflict,
THEREFORE, we the undersigned, as the People of the United States, do hereby beseech the President to utilize his powers under the Antiquities Act to designate every such monument, memorial, and statue as NATIONAL MONUMENTS in order to preserve our priceless and irreplaceable history.
Please do whatever you can to help this effort to preserve our heritage.
The Lt Col Elihu Hutton Camp 569, Sons of Confederate Veterans will have a Memorial Service and a meeting on Saturday, July 15, 2017.
This is during the Beverly Days 2017 celebration, located in Beverly, Randolph County, West Virginia. The Lt Col Elihu Hutton Camp 569, Sons of Confederate Veterans will have a display and recruiting table in the Civil War reenactors area.
Beverly Days is an annual event that is free and enjoyable for the whole family. You can read more about Beverly Days 2017 at their website.
The Memorial Service will be held 11:00 am on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the Mt Iser Confederate Cemetery located near Beverly, Randolph County, West Virginia. All Compatriots, their families and friends are invited to attend. Compatriots should meet at the Mt Iser Cemetery. For those Compatriots not familiar with the location of the Mt Iser Cemetery, please meet us at the SCV recruiting table located in the Civil War reenactors area in Beverly, WV.
Later that evening, at 6:00 pm, the Lt Col Elihu Hutton Camp 569, Sons of Confederate Veterans will have a dinner meeting at the Steer Steakhouse located at 359 Beverly Pike, Elkins, Randolph County, West Virginia (located on the five lane, just south of the McDonalds). All Compatriots, their families and friends are invited.
The Battle of Gettysburg was fought July 1 – July 3, 1863 at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
One of the greatest acclaimed poems written about the Battle of Gettysburg was penned by Will Henry Thompson, who was born 1846 and died 1918. He was a Confederate Soldier, Lawyer, Archery Champion, Author and Poet. Continue reading “The High Tide at Gettysburg”
As you, your families and friends celebrate the Fourth of July holiday weekend, take time to read the Declaration of Independence of July 4, 1776, which is commemorated by our Independence Day – Fourth of July – July Fourth federal holiday. And then remember our patriot ancestors who sacrificed so much to give us our great country – The United States of America. Continue reading “Independence Day – July 4th”
The United States of America – our country is the greatest country on earth and we, as citizens of the U.S.A., should be proud of our great country and our heritage. Yet, there are certain citizens who denigrate our country and its heritage, who will utilize “Historical Negationism” in their efforts to remove any vestiges of our countries heritage that they don’t agree with, such as Confederate memorials, flags, etc.