More About Us and What We Do in the Candler County Community

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Metter Fire-Rescue Fire Safety Books Sponsor 2003-2004-2005-2006-2007

Hurricane Relief Efforts 2005- 06

$400 Donation to The Hunley Commission for final interment expenses
of Hunley Crew buried on 17 Apr 2004, South Carolina.
Letter from The Hunley Commission

Friends of the Library Patron 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007

Adopt a Highway Patron 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

Each year in the month of April our camp historians write profiles of area confederate soldiers for publication in the local weekly paper and on our camp website in honor of Confederate History Month.

Another Bloomin' Festival Participant 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Contribution to Pinewood Garden Club for City of Metter Christmas Lights 2002, 2003, 2004

Contribution to Citizens to Save Candler County Fund 2002

Great American Cleanup Campaign Participant 2002, 2003, 2004

Contribution to Alberta Martin- Confederate Widow Fund 2002, 2003

Educational Program on Flag History at Metter Middle School 2002 (Crooms)

Educational Program on Soldiering and War history at Metter Intermediate 2002, 2003, 2004 2005, 2006, 2007  (Clifton-Burke)

Sponsored Brigade wide Summer Picnic and Reenactment at George L. Smith Park

Memorial Service for Pvt. John Thompson- Odum, Ga. 2002

Memorial Service for Lt. Dennis Durden- Twin City 2002

Confederate Memorial Service- Lake Church Cemetery 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

Donated U.S. Flags to City of Metter for 9-11 Memorial Service 2002

Persuaded City Council of Metter to fly 56 Georgia Flag annually on Confederate Memorial Day (2002)

Collected over 700 signatures for "Let Us Vote" petition.

Provided Southern Cross of Honor for ceremonies for soldiers: Pvt. John Thompson, Lt. D. Durden, Pvt. Edward Anderson, and Pvt. William Jasper Brown(2001).

Book Donations to Candler County Library:
From the Flame of Battle to the Fiery Cross (2 copies) see pictures
Black Confederates (2 copies) see picture of book donation  
Read about those black soldiers & the books honoring them
Forgotten Soldiers (2 copies)
Finding Your Confederate Ancestors
Kinfolks Across the River
Battlefield Maps of the Civil War
Annual Subscription to Confederate Veteran Magazine 2001- 2002- 2003
Captives Immortal
A Meteor Shining Brightly
Guide to Finding Ancestors 2003 (See pictures)

Provided flags for the Memorial Service for Brannen-Alderman families of Bulloch Co.

Contribution to South Central Brigade Picnic Fund 2002, 2003

Purchased local soldier William Jasper Brown's service record from Georgia Dept. of Archives and History and installed Southern Cross of Honor & CSA Headstone 2003

Purchased Full-page ad in Metter Advertiser for Confederate Memorial Day 2002

Operated camp newsletter "The Dispatch" named best newsletter by Georgia SCV for 2001

Named "Superior Camp" by Georgia SCV in 2002.

Member of Metter-Candler County Chamber Of Commerce 2003, 2006, 2007

Contributed to Metter Fire Dept. Fire Safety and Education Program Annually

$100 Patron to Metter Centennial Celebration and Time Capsule 2003

Historical Exhibit on Metter's Founders in Candler County Courthouse and
A Prize- Winning Parade Entry in
Metter's Centennial Parade 2003

Co-Sponsored the Georgia Division SCV
Reunion in Statesboro 2003 

AND for the third time in state history Metter hosted a state SCV veterans reunion in 2007

School Day- Living History Presentation Nov. 2005 (Clifton)

Sponsored Metter Recreation League Youth Baseball Team 2006

Our Ancestor Roster

Our Founding

Mikell Family Soldier Memorial Marker Dedication April 2008

We meet on the 1st Thursday of each month at the Western Steer by I-16 for a history presentation which follows a brief business meeting at 7:30. Come early to eat. We invite all prospective SCV members to come as well as anyone who just enjoys southern history and good southern company.