First Brigade ~ Virginia Division ~ Department of the Army of Northern Virginia
of Wight Avengers is a proud Camp in the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
who forgets his ancestors is unworthy
is to fulfill the
you, Sons of Confederate Veterans, we submit the vindication
Stephen Dill Lee, Commander General
Confederate Monument ~ IOW Courthouse
February 4, 2014: Commander Mike Armistead of the 13th Virginia Mechanized Cavalry Camp #9 spoke to
the Avengers Camp about cast iron "Iron Crosses" that his Camp had made for Confederate graves. This is
an ongoing project to properly mark all soldiers' graves.
Our guest speaker on February 4, 2014 was Commander John Sharrett of the Stonewall Camp #380. John attended the 150th anniversary of the
battle at Gettysburg in July, 2013. His slide presentation showed the many activities that took place as well as many participants that we all know.
Also on February 4, 2014, Commander Tony Griffin inducted our 2 newest members: Brendan Cleary and his son Hunter Cleary.
Current Virginia Division Officers http://scvva.org/
|New Virginia Division officers for the 2012 - 2014 term||BRIGADE COMMANDERS|
|Commander - Mike Pullen||1st Brigade - Tommy Thomas|
|1st Lt. Cmdr. - Tracy Clary||2nd Brigade - Everette Ellis|
|2nd Lt. Cmdr. - Ken Parsons||3rd Brigade - David McCorkel|
|Adjutant - Tony Griffin||4th Brigade - Bill Graham|
|Archivist - Edwin Ray||5th Brigade - Ted Crockett|
|Treasurer - Gerry Culver||6th Brigade - Vacant|
|Quartermaster - Fred Chisea||7th Brigade - Ron Graves|
|Chaplain - Michael Virts|
|Inspector - Tim Hamilton|
|Heritage Defense Coordinator - Kenneth R. Harris|
Avengers Camp Calendar of Future Events
meetings are usually on the 1st Tuesday of each month, but
meeting dates may change due to holidays, extreme weather conditions,
or if the club house is being used as a polling place in November.
For a more
complete listing of events in Isle of Wight County, see:
TO THE FLAG OF VIRGINIA:
I salute the
Flag of Virginia with reverence
and patriotic devotion to the "Mother of
States and Statesmen" which it represents -
the "Old Dominion" where Liberty and
Independence were born.
-- Written by Mrs. Cassye Gravely, UDC
SALUTE TO THE CONFEDERATE FLAG:
I salute the Confederate flag with affection,
reverence and undying devotion to the
cause for which it stands. Amen.
WORDS FOR THOUGHT!
object of this war is to restore the Union. Should I become convinced
it has any other object, or that the Government designs its soldiers to execute
the wishes of the Abolitionists, I pledge you my honor as a man and a soldier I would resign my commission and carry my sword to the other side."
~General Ulysses S. Grant, USA, in a letter to the Chicago Times, 1862
will cease to exist when you take it away from those who are willing to work
and give it to those who would not."
~ Thomas Jefferson
problem in America is not so much what people don't know but, rather, what
they think they know that just ain't so."
~ Will Rogers
"If you bring
these leaders to trial, it will condemn the North, for by the Constitution,
seccession is not rebellion.
His [Jefferson Davis] capture was a mistake. His trial will be a greater one. We cannot convict him of treason."
~Salmon P. Chase, Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court, 1867
"I have no
purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery
in the States where it exists.
I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so."
~ Abraham Lincoln quote from his first inaugural address on March 4, 1861
which does not remember what it was yesterday does not know where it is today."
"The education of a man is never completed until he dies."
~ Robert E. Lee
"I am a little
uneasy about the abolishment of slavery in this District [of Columbia]..."
~Abraham Lincoln. March 24, 1862 in a letter to Horace Greeley, New York Tribune editor.
Constitution to say it should never be altered to interfere with slavery."
~Abraham Lincoln, December 24, 1860, presenting his stand on slavery to the Senate
bastards couldn't hit an elephant at this dis..."
~ Last words of Union General John Sedgewick
at Spotsylvania Court House May, 1864
COMMANDERS of the ISLE OF WIGHT AVENGERS CAMP #14:
|Anthony M. Griffin||December 3, 2008||present|
|M. Keith Morris, Jr.||September 27, 2006||December 2, 2008|
Site created on Sept. 1, 2006