Contact information: Calvin E.
Johnson, Jr., Chairman of the Confederate History Month Committee
of the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
1064 West Mill Drive, Kennesaw, Georgia 30152
Phone: 770 428 0978 or cell phone:
770 330 9792
Dateline: Atlanta, Georgia—Confederate Memorial Day.
Monday, April 26th, is Confederate Memorial Day in
Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kansas and Mississippi.
The Constitution of the
Confederates States of America will be exhibited
am until 5:00 pm on Monday, April, 26, 2010,
in the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript
Library (on the 3rd floor of the Main Library) at the University
of Georgia in Athens.
Also, on display will be War
Between the States letters, documents artifacts and images.
See complete details at:
The Confederate History Month Committee of the Sons of Confederate
Veterans encourages everyone to make it a family affair in
attending Confederate Memorial Day activities throughout the USA
and teaching your children about the role the men and women of the
Southern Confederacy played in our nation’s history. See:
for Confederate Memorial Day events.
A Statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis will be
dedicated on Saturday, April 24, 2010, at “Beauvoir” the last home
of Davis located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast in Biloxi in
celebration of Confederate Memorial Day. The statue depicts
Jefferson Davis and two of his sons Joe and adopted black son Jim
Limber. See complete details at:
Confederate Memorial Day has been a legal holiday in Georgia since
1874 by an act of the Georgia General Assembly and bill signed by
then Governor James Smith, who also served as Confederate Colonel,
Lawyer and Congressman and………….
For over 100 year’s the members of the Ladies Memorial
Association, United Daughters of the Confederacy and Sons of
Confederate Veterans have kept the tradition of Confederate
Memorial Day alive.
The Georgia General Assembly passed Senate Bill No. 27 in 2009
officially and permanently designating April as Confederate
History and Heritage Month and signed by Governor Sonny Perdue.
In 2010, the Governor’s of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and
Virginia signed proclamations designating April as Confederate
History and Heritage Month.
Lest We Forget!