local Sons of Confederate Veterans camp

This page is not official (not sanctioned, nor authorized).
I placed this & other such pages on the web
for the benefit of USGenWeb's Fairfield County web site,
so that I do not have to repeatedly answer the same questions.
I hope the camp's members will keep me posted if things change.


There has only been one SCV camp in Fairfield County.
It is the General John Bratton Camp, 1816
The 1st Camp Commander was Rev. Carroll POPE.
The 2nd Camp Commander was Buddy WILSON of Camden.
The current Camp Commander is Mike Harden of Columbia
The current Camp Lt. Commander is Billy LEMMON
They have been meeting on 2nd Tuesdays
at the Captain's Galley
on US 321 south side of Winnsboro at 7 PM.

They now meet at Southern Way Cafe in Ridgeway.
They start gathering about 6:00 and order their meals and start eating before the meeting is called to order at 7 PM.
Rev. Slemp spoke at the 14 November 2000 meeting.

Current (July 2004) Meeting Notice:
The General John Bratton Camp 1816
SCV Meeting Tuesday July 12th, 2004
Promptly begins at 7:00 PM
Southern Way Cafe in Ridgeway, SC
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Compatriot Wade Lomas will speaking on the Battle of Gettysburg.  This battle occurred in July and the presentation will be a somewhat random list of facts and oddities relating to the battle.

Try to make it and we will all learn a little more about our Heritage.
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Compatriot Paul Nowlen speaks of his ancestor:

Go to the information on the 47th Alabama, the commander James W. Jackson, is my great-great uncle.
Enjoy, Paul

http://home.earthlink.net/%7Empenny1842/LawsAlabamaBrigade/index.html
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Remember: Visitors are welcomed to join us at The General John Bratton Camp 1816 meetings.

Please notify others that do not have email.

Bill Lemmon
Lt. Commander
General John Bratton Camp 1816
email: scv_1816@yahoo.com

This is subject to change without notice.
Official Web Pages of the South Carolina Division
Sons of Confederate Veterans

Official SCV Web Pages
If you hear music, it is "March of the Sons of Confederate Veterans"
from the Official SCV Web Pages.
Return to Historical/Genealogical Organizations in Fairfield County on the
Fairfield County GenWeb Page

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http://www.rootsweb.com/~scfairfi/scv.html

This page was put on the web Tuesday 27 April 1999.
This page was last updated
Saturday, 10-Jul-2004 12:14:50 MDT

This page was put on the web by
James W. Green III.


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