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Featuring the history and news of Camp #1942 
Sons of Confederate Veterans for Metter and Candler County
 P.O. Box 761  Metter, Ga. 30439  
"As Long As Courage is Considered a Virtue We Will Defend the Confederate Soldier's Good Name"
Since 27 March 2001
     Since 1 Jan 2004
6,585 Previous visits from 27 March 2001 to 31 Dec 2003

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Commander Randy Crooms (M) sharing a laugh with Commander George Church (L) and WTOC's Sonny Dixon (R) at our Charter Banquet.
This page was last updated on: November 15, 2019
Dixie Guards Camp Officers 2008
Past Commander Randy Crooms
Commander Jason West
Adjutant Tony Thompson
1st Lt. Commander Hu Daughtry
Chaplain Rhett Kelly
Past Chaplain Grady Franklin
Color Sgt. Harvey Lively
Quartermaster Marcus Coursey
Historian Ted E. Lewis
Past Historian Richard Crotwell
2nd Lt. Commander Jay Clifton
Adjutant General Hu Daughtry
Webmaster Tony Thompson
News and History Articles!

Henry Thain Medal of Honor Ceremony 12 July 2008  

Memorial Service 26 April 08
Confederate Memorial Day and Marker Dedication for Corp. James E. Mikell of Company C  47th Georgia Infantry--See Photos!

Memorial Service 10 April 05-- See Pics!

Confederate History Month Profiles of:

Our Most Popular Pages:
Our Honor Roll of Ancestors 

Confederate Soldiers in Candler Co.
By Cemetery and Regiment of service

Centennial Parade Scenes 2003
Dixie Guards Named "Best Float Entry"

1909 United Confederate Veterans
South Ga. Brigade Officers/Staff Roster
Memorial Service 2002.

Georgia Division Reunion 2003 Info Page (Archived page)

25th Ga. Company I "Altamaha Scouts" Page

1939 Registered Nurse Examination (New York)

Quotes from Robert E. Lee
List of Turncoats-Who Got the Boot!

Heritage Preservation Association
Bulloch/Candler UDC records of 1930's

1911 Tattnall-Lyons CSA Veterans -offsite
Picnic 2002 / Reenactors Video!


Chaplain's Blog   New!

Dixie Guards Hurricane Relief Efforts 

2004  Memorial Day in Sav

More SCV articles in SMN

Dekalb Riflemen Flag Preserved
The "Dixie Guards" Camp #1942 was named a Georgia Division Superior Camp for 2002
Georgia Historic Sites, South Ga. Legends and Folklore
Battle of Aiken Pics 

A Modern Soldier's Flag Story

Battle of Waynesboro Maps, Registration, Info, History, Reenactment, etc

The Altamaha Heritage Center
Information, Membership details, etc.

Thompson Books & Publishing Featuring Books about South Georgia History & Genealogy
Histories & Soldier Profiles  
Many of Metter's Founders Were CSA Veterans            
Governor Allen D. Candler 38th Co. H
Candler County's Namesake and CSA Colonel

61st Ga. Infantry Co. B,D,H,K

61st Co.D Sgt. Joshua Ellis -Metter Postmaster--LINK DOWN- WILL REPAIR

5th Ga. Cavalry Co. E

26th Ga. Infantry (Womack)

32nd Ga. Co. G

47th Ga. Co. G Capt. Dan Kennedy    (Metter's First Elected Mayor)

47th Georgia Infantry Soldier Rolls 

5th Ga. Cav. Algerine Trapnell 
(Metter's First Acting Mayor)

5th Ga. Cav. W.M. Henderson Letters 

Pvt. William Jasper Brown 22nd Ga. Light Artillery-Metter's Most Famous Confederate Veteran/ History & Memorial

Pvt. John Branch 57th Ga. Inf. Co.B
2003 Blue Springs Memorial Service Pictures

Pvt. John Thompson 4th Ga. Cavalry Co. E.  2002 Memorial Service in Odum Ga.

Lt. Dennis Durden 48th Ga. Co. H (McLeod's Volunteers)  Memorial Service Program

61st Ga. Co. D   The Franklin Boys
By Ted E. Lewis

B. Berry Brewton, 61st Tattnall Ranger

38th Ga. Co. G. William Pennington
" A Soldier's Prayer"

The Green Brothers -Vance Cody Harris 

Brothers in Arms - The Jones Boys 

Malachi Thompson- 47th Ga. Co. E

Chesley Alderman Co. I, 9th Ga. Inf.
Confederate Roll of Honor Recipient

Mikell Memorial Service 20 Aug 05
5th Cav. Co. E, 47th Ga. Inf. Co. K

H.K.'s March Across Dixie

History of Brewton, Ga.
Part Two    Part Three

Southern Mercury Magazine

1893-1906 Articles from Confederate Veteran Magazine
John B. Gordon's Memoirs full text 

U.S. Army Rangers site honors CSA Rangers "Sua Sponte!"

9 Jan 2004 Ogeechee Rifles Adj. Jeff Mullis featured on WTOC flag story

Letter on condition of 61st Georgia December 1862

Metter's Refurbished Railroad Depot 

The Appling County Heritage Center- Info, location, membership etc. Great Museum!
Southern Heritage News and Views

Division 2003 Reunion Coverage
Letter-Hunley Commission 2003

Clifton Family History (Tattnall)
Revolutionary Soldier William Clifton

Womack Family 2 New Effingham Documents 1819 & 1835

A Brief History of Excelsior Baptist Church by Ted Lewis
This website welcomes photos and articles for posting. Please email me with contributions. We particularly like to see new information on soldiers from this area. See the cemetery listing or our honor roll for names.
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Georgia Heritage Coalition   raising the bar for us all

Ashley Pollette's 5th Georgia Cavalry Page

See Ratings of Your Child's U.S. History Text

ABC-TV interview of CSA symbol opponents
Very Interesting read! Shows the mindset of heritage haters.
From Jesse Jackson Jr.'s own website. He thinks he made his case very well.

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This book exposes the Revisionist history movement and its popular guru, James Loewen. Could be titled, "Where Loewen Went Wrong." If you have children in grade school or college, this is a must-read. Written by Dixie Guards adjutant and webmaster, based on his 13 years of classroom experience and 2 years of research into the topic.
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GA. Division Reunion 07
June 8-10 Metter Info


Click on Gen. Lee for more Reunion 07 Info
Click for Metter, GA Forecast
Above: Singing at 08 Memorial Service
To see more:
Georgia Division Reunion 2007 
Hosted by Metter
Above: youngsters singing along with UnReconstructed Band at 07 ball in Metter.
To see more pics like this--click here.
Henry Thain Medal of Honor Ceremony