The by-law committee has been working for a long time to come up with a new constitution and by-laws more befitting our Division and progressing with the times.
The 30th Annual Guyandotte Civil War Days celebration will be held from Friday, October 31, 2019 thru Sunday, November 3, 2019 at the historic neighborhood of Guyandotte which is located in Huntington, West Virginia.
Guyandotte Civil War Days Facebook page
On behalf of the officers and compatriots of the West Virginia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans, we extend our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of Natalie Sue Adkins who passed away on Tuesday, October 29, 2019. She was the mother of Compatriots Shaun and Jonathan Beckett of the A. G. Jenkins Camp #628. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, November 1, 2019 and her funeral service will be conducted Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, 1159 Central Ave., Barboursville, WV 25504 phone (304) 736-34431. Continue reading “Death of Natalie Sue Adkins”
The deadline for ordering merchandise from the SCV Store, to insure delivery before Christmas, is DECEMBER 6th.
We have been made aware that scammers have been attempting to steal money from various organizations and members by sending emails that claim to come from an officer of the organization and requesting the recipient of the email scam to send either cash or gift cards for some made up cause.
Here is a partial email that contains part of the scam email messages:
“I need your assistance, are you available? I’m out of town, I need you to handle this for (they place the name of the organization here). We need some gift cards for donation to Veterans at Hospice Care and welfare with patients …”
The scammers will word their email scam messages in various ways, but the general idea of the scam remains similar.
DO NOT FALL FOR THESE EMAIL SCAMS!
If you receive an email like these or similar scam emails, DO NOT click on any links in the emails and DO NOT save and DO NOT click on any email attachments. Delete the email.
On behalf of the officers and members of the West Virginia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans and the Lt Col Elihu Hutton Camp 569, Sons of Confederate Veterans, we offer our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of James Ray “Jimmy” Walters who died on July 29, 2019 and was a member of the Lt Col Elihu Hutton Camp 569. James Ray “Jimmy” Walters was the brother of Jerry Willard Walters who died August 16, 2017 and was also a member of the Lt Col Elihu Hutton Camp 569.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.
Update: August 4, 2019
obituary from The Inter-Mountain
James R. Walters
Aug 3, 2019
James R. Walters, 74, of Beverly, formerly of Churchton, Maryland, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2019.
His funeral will be on Aug. 10, at Lee Funeral Home, 8200 Jennifer Lane, Owings, MD 20736. Obituary can be found on their web site at leefuneralhomes.com.
Update: August 5, 2019 Continue reading “Death of James Ray Walters”
This is to remind all Compatriot members of the West Virginia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans, their dues should be paid by July 1, 2019 for their coming fiscal year 2019/2020 dues.
Please contact your Camp Commander for the amount of your dues and where to send your dues payment.
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 2019”
The WV Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans held their annual meeting at the Waffle Hut located at Flatwoods, WV on April 28, 2019. There were 23 Compatriot members in attendance at the meeting. Among the business conducted was the election of the Commander and 1st Lt Commander officers; also of note was the creation of a Confederate Memorial Fund to be administered by the WV Division SCV Memorial Committee. Be sure to check our 2019 meeting photos.