Christiana-KEndall_Page-05Winnie Davis Chapter 442, United Daughters of the Confederacy, met on Monday, January 13, 2014, at the Museum and Library of Confederate History, 15 Boyce Avenue, Greenville, SC. The hostess for the meeting was Dona Morgan, Chapter President. Dona Morgan presented a new member certificate and welcomed Christiana Kendall into membership under the record of her Great Great Great Grandfather, William Pittman.  William Pittman fought in the War Between the States, Company D, 28th Regiment, Georgia.  William enlisted 31 October 1861 at Camp Stephens as a Private.  Private Pittman was born in Pendleton, SC and was a member of the United Confederate Veterans, where he received a Southern Cross of Honor.  Private Pittman was a Musician during the war.  William was discharged  12 May 1863 in Fredericksburg, Virginia. 

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Look Alike Historians bring a message from the Past

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The officers and members of the 16th Regiment South Carolina Volunteers Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 36 welcomed guests from as far away as Germany and Hungary to their annual Lee-Jackson Banquet.

Robert Edward Lee was born January 19, 1807, and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson was born January 21, 1824.

The beloved General Lee, having been the Commandant at West Point, was offered command of the Union Army by the Lincoln Administration, declined and chose to defend Virginia instead. He survived the war, became a college president and led the former Confederacy in the healing process and return to the union.

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Compatriot Rollis Smith, at right, sees sons Matthew and Robert and grandson Conner join SCV as Commander in Chief Michael Givens, at far left, gives the oath of office.

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Left to right: Commander in Chief Michael Givens with Allison Bolt, SC Division Children of the Confederacy Custodian and Vice President of Joseph Evan Davis 907 Children of Confederacy Pam Durham & Pam Evans are members of the Varina Howell Davis Order of the Confederate Rose and Winnie Davis 442 UDC.

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Barbra-Marthal

May 31, 2014 -  5:30 pm

Harvey’s Restaurant

3209 Wade Hampton Blvd., Taylors SC

Dinner & Speaker -

$17 Limited & Non Refundable

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Joseph Evan Davis Chapter #907, Children of the Confederacy, met on Saturday, September 21, 2013. Miss Trinity Grace Bingham received her membership certificate and was welcomed into the Chapter with an ice cream sundae celebration following the meeting. The new officers for 2013-2014 were installed by Mrs. Carol Leake, President of Oliver Thompson UDC Chapter No. 1850 in Fountain Inn, SC, Past Third Vice President of the SC Division UDC and Past SC Division Director of the Children of the Confederacy.

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Snow Campaign Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, of Fountain Inn, South Carolina, held a ceremony at Simpsonville First Baptist Church Chapel on Tuesday, September 17, 2013, to commemorate the 226th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution of the United States of America. A piano prelude of patriotic music was presented by Mr. Randy Kirby. At 4:00 p.m. the church bells rang, to participate in the ringing of the bells across America. Every year on September 17th, at 4:00 p.m. Eastern time, the DAR has "Bells Ringing Across America" to commemorate the founders' signing of the Constitution. All churches and communities are encouraged to ring their bells. Mrs. Lena Horton, Past State Chair DAR Constitution Week, Past District 1 Director, and Past Regent of Snow Campaign Chapter, welcomed everyone. The colors were presented by the Mauldin High School JROTC Color Guard.

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