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Sons of Confederate Veterans #1296 Lexington, Virginia

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SCV Press Release to CARE parade application

Posted by Brandon Dorsey on November 3, 2016 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (14)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Lee-Jackson Day

October 27, 2016

Stonewall Brigade Camp, Sons of Confederate Veterans Statement:

 

The City Council of Lexington, Virginia recently approved a request from an organization known as CARE to hold a parade at the same time and traditional place as the Annual Lee-Jackson Day events hosted by The Stonewall Brigade Camp SCV. It is no secret that some members of the council, the outgoing mayor who forced through the vote, and ...

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SCV Press Release - Apology demanded from W&L

Posted by Brandon Dorsey on July 29, 2014 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (2)

PRESS RELEASE

The Stonewall Brigade, Sons of Confederate Veterans #1296

Lexington, VA ~ July 28, 2014

 

The Stonewall Brigade calls upon the President of Washington & Lee University to apologize for the university's mistreatment of a 15 year old boy this past weekend.

 

The boy had attended the rally hosted by the SCV and gave the following account of his mistreatment in his own words: [photo attached]

 

"Since it was my...

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Memorial Day 2012

Posted by Brandon Dorsey on June 13, 2012 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (0)

The Stonewall Brigade was honored to be invited by the local Veterans of Foreign Wars to help put on the annual Memorial Day program in downtown Lexington at the war memorial.  The camp arranged for a Color and Honor Guard for the Day.  Camp Commander Brandon Dorsey also gave brief remarks on the history of the holiday from its beginnings after the War Between the States as Decorations Day.

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Lee-Jackson Day 2013

Posted by Brandon Dorsey on June 13, 2012 at 5:25 PM Comments comments (1)

The Stonewall Brigade is actively preparing to host the 2013 Lee-Jackson Day events to be held January 18-19, 2013.  We plan on offering our Lee-Jackson educational Symposium on Friday, January 18th at the Holiday Inn Express.  We also are planning our normal memorial services at the graves of Generals Lee and Jackson and are planning on hosting our Lee-Jackson Memorial Ball again this year.  For more information please visit  ww...

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Lexington Flag Ban

Posted by Brandon Dorsey on September 28, 2011 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (1)

On September 1, 2011, The Lexington City Council banned the display of Confederate flags for Lee-Jackson Day on city street poles.  The Stonewall Brigade has actively resisted the city's adoption of the flag ban ordinance including holding a flag rally just prior to the vote.  The camp has now established a heritage defense fund to raise money to take the city to court for violating our rights and the 1993 Injunction which forbid the city from taking actions to bar any display of th...

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