Veterans Day 2018

Honor the United States military members and Veterans of our great Nation!

Veterans Day 2018
Veterans Day 2018 – image courtesy of the U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs

WV SCV Annual Meeting

The annual meeting of the West Virginia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Days Inn & Suites Sutton Flatwoods, 350 Days Drive, Sutton, WV 26601, ph 304-765-5055.

The meeting will start at 12 noon and is scheduled until 5pm. This is an election year so make sure your Camp sends representatives. We will also award the Camp with the highest new members and highest percentage of growth. Each one comes with a $100 check, (a Camp must be represented to collect).

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Confederate Flag Day 2018

The WV Division will have our Confederate Flag and Southern Heritage event on Saturday March 3rd 2018 at the Martinsburg Roundhouse.

We will start at 11am and go to 1pm.
We will have a sales table with Southern flags and merchandise.
The roundhouse is located at 100 E. Liberty Street Martinsburg WV 25404
http://www.mainstreetmartinsburg.com/featured/roundhouse-in-martinsburg-wv/

Paul Williams
Commander, West Virginia Division
guapacnrebplw@comcast.net

Note: Lt Commander of the SCV, Paul Gramling will be the keynote speaker.

National Veterans and Military Families Month – November 2017

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims November 2017 as National Veterans and Military Families Month

NATIONAL VETERANS AND MILITARY FAMILIES MONTH, 2017

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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

During National Veterans and Military Families Month, we honor the significant contributions made by American service members, their families, and their loved ones. We set aside this month surrounding Veterans Day to hold observances around the country to honor and thank those whose service and sacrifice represent the very best of America. We renew our Nation’s commitment to support veterans and military families. They deserve it. Continue reading “National Veterans and Military Families Month – November 2017”

Veterans Day 2017

Honor the United States military members and Veterans of our great Nation!

Veterans Day 2017
Veterans Day 2017 – image courtesy of the U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs

Death of Charles Reese McElwain Sr.

On behalf of the officers and compatriots of the Lt Col Elihu Hutton Camp 569 SCV, we would like to extend our most sincere condolences to the family of Charles Reese McElwain Sr who passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017.

Charles Reese McElwain Sr is the father of the Commander of the Lt Col Elihu Hutton Camp 569, Charles Reese McElwain Jr.

Charles Reese McElwain Sr, age 95, was born September 23, 1922 in Removal, Webster County, West Virginia. In March 1946, he married Gladys Geneva Cayton, who predeceased him on January 31, 2006. He passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Elkins, Randolph County, West Virginia.

Funeral service will be held later at a date to be determined.

Death of Edgar Snodgrass Ryan

Edgar Snodgrass Ryan
Edgar Snodgrass Ryan

On behalf of the officers and members of the Lt Col Elihu Hutton Camp 569, Sons of Confederate Veterans, we offer our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of Edgar Snodgrass Ryan who died on August 26, 2017 and was a member of our camp.

The following is his obituary from the Domico Funeral Home of Fairmont, West Virginia:

Edgar Snodgrass Ryan
March 21, 1934 – August 26, 2017 Continue reading “Death of Edgar Snodgrass Ryan”

Death of Jerry Willard Walters

Jerry Willard Walters
Jerry Willard Walters

On behalf of the officers and members of the Lt Col Elihu Hutton Camp 569, Sons of Confederate Veterans, we offer our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of Jerry Willard Walters who died on August 16, 2017 and was a member of our camp.

The following is his obituary from the Omps Funeral Home of Winchester, Virginia:

Jerry Willard Walters
Died: August 16, 2017 Continue reading “Death of Jerry Willard Walters”