More About Us and What We Do in the Candler County Community
Metter Fire-Rescue Fire Safety Books Sponsor 2003-2004-2005-2006-2007
$400 Donation to The Hunley Commission for final interment expenses
of Hunley Crew buried on 17 Apr 2004, South Carolina.
Friends of the Library Patron 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
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)
Memorial Service for Pvt. John Thompson- Odum, Ga. 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:
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
A Meteor Shining Brightly
Provided flags for the Memorial Service for Brannen-Alderman families of Bulloch Co.
Contribution to South Central Brigade Picnic Fund 2002, 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
Sponsored Metter Recreation League Youth Baseball Team 2006
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.