National Confederate Events June/July 2005

1.  June 26. 5:00 PM Flag Pole Dedication on I-65.

2.  June 28-30. Great Revival in the Southern Armies Conference Providence Baptist Church, Harrisonburg, VA

3.  July 8-9 General N. B. Forrest's Birthday in Memphis

4. July 9. Bedford’s Having Another Birthday, 3:00 PM til ya wanna go home

5.  July 30. Operation Battleflag, 11:00 AM

See below for more details:


June  26, 2005  at  5 P.M. in the afternoon

Featured Guest Speaker -Mr. Ron Casteel, chief of staff, International Sons of Confederate Veterans

Hear the history of this project from SCV Alabama 1st. Lt. Commander, Wyatt Willis.

Other speakers will include Alabama Division Commander Leonard Wilson, Brigade Commanders, SCV leaders from the Florida Division, and words from the President of the Alabama Society, Order of the Confederate Rose.

Good Confederate music will be a part of the program.

You don’t want to miss this one-time happening to honor and remember our CSA Ancestors.

Please bring folding chairs.
Cold drinks provided by the Order of Confederate Rose.
Porta Potty available on site.

See driving directions below:

   Coming from the South on I-65 you will get off at Exit 186 "Pine Level Prattville" and go north on US 31 until you get to Autauga County road 68 to the left or West. Turn left and go a short distance until you cross over I-65!  The Flag pole will be on your right. 

   Coming from the north on I-65 you will get off at the "Clanton" 205 Exit! Go South on US 31 until you get to Autauga Co. Rd. 68 to your right or West and go short distance until you cross I-65. Flag is on Your right.

Parking attendants will be available to assist you.

For more information call: 334-365-5670

Special Thanks to the Alabama Sons of Confederate Veterans for making this event happen.  A flag that will affect millions in the years to come.


You also should consider getting your local organization to sponsor a Confederate flag.  Over 150 Confederate Flags have been recently been established across Alabama, see

In Georgia over 1200 Confederate flags have been installed. See

Recommending visiting contacting and visiting these web sites.  Your local SCV or organization needs to have a meaningful project that will effect the next generation.

2. VA. Confederate Army Great Revival

Contact:800-460-3573 email:


Great Revival in the Southern Armies Conference Providence Baptist Church 1441 Erickson Ave. Harrisonburg, VA  June 28-30, 05

William E. Potter will cover 3 of the following topics.

1. Christ in the (P. O. W.) Camp 
2. Is "The Myth of the Lost Cause" a Myth?  
3. The Confederate Flags: Meaning & Memory
4. The Battle of Ft. Harrison-Richmond Is Saved!

Dr. Steven J. Ottolini pastor of New Covenant Church, Chesterfield, MO  

1. The Death of Duty
2. The Death of Divine Order

Howard Phillips of the Conservative Caucus & The Constitutional Party 

1. How to End Judicial Tyranny  
2. How to Restore a Constitutional Presidency
3. How to Deal with the Gathering Threat from the Central Committee of the Communist Part of the People's Republic of China, Popularly Referred to as the PRC.

Dr. H. Rondel Rumburg 1. The Life and Labors of Dr. William Nelson Pendleton (part 1)  2. Pendleton (part 2)

Dr. Charles Baker 1. The Relationship of Servants and Master 2. Revival Sermon

Dr. Gary Roper 1. Revival Sermon


April Fifer's Monologue on Rose O'Neal Greenhow
Jacqueline Sprinkle's Monologue on Mrs. Hugh Lee

Directions to Providence Baptist Church

From Interstate 81 take Port Republic Exit #245, southbound traffic turn right, northbound traffic turn left on Port Road. Cross over Route 11 (Main St.) and Port Road becomes Maryland Avenue. Continue to High Street. Turn left on High Street, go to 2nd traffic light, turn right on Erickson Avenue. The church will be just beyond the next traffic light on the right. Pre-conference Schedule June 26 & 27, 2005 There will be special services beginning on Sunday morning at 9:30 and 10:45 am. the evening service will be at 6:00 pm. There will also be a service on Monday evening at 7:00 pm.


 Phone 800-460-3573 Fax 540-867-9618 E-mail

3. July 8-9 General N. B. Forrest's Birthday in Memphis

The N. B. Forrest Camp 215, Sons of Confederate Veterans, in Memphis is sponsoring a NATIONAL EVENT this coming July revolving around Confederate General N. B. Forrest's Birthday. 2005 marks the 100th Anniversary of the dedication of the General's equestrian statue and resting place in Forrest Park in downtown Memphis.   The public is invited and encouraged to attend Centennial Celebration.


FORREST STATUE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION --  Join us in Memphis, July 9, 2005, for the 100th anniversary national event celebrating the dedication of the Forrest Equestrian Statue & gravesite, & the Forrest Birthday Celebration.  Erected in 1905 in memory of famed Confederate cavalry General N. B. Forrest, the 21-foot tall statue will be the center of attention for two days of events.  The activities begin on Friday, July 8 with an encampment by Confederate reenactors: infantry, cavalry, & artillery, and other activities.  Forrest Park is located in downtown Memphis at 820 Union Ave & Manassas St.  Join us for this once-in-a-lifetime event. 

Free admission. On Saturday, July 9, the day-long activities include presentations by nationally-known Forrest artists, authors, descendants, and Forrest scholars.  The main celebration ceremony will be at 2:00 p.m.  Also, music by the 52nd Regmtl String Band, book-signings, reenactors, sutlers, and vendors.  Saturday afternoon: Southern fried catfish & chicken supper (tickets $12, make check payable to:

Forrest Camp 215
Sons of Confederate Veterans
P.O. Box 11141
Memphis, TN, 38111.

Saturday evening, July 9, will be topped off with a magnificent Forrest Magnolia Ball held at the turn-of-the-century Scottish Rite Ballroom across the street from Forrest Park (Union Ave @ Manassas St).  Sponsored by the Forrest Historical Society; tickets are $20/person. 

Make checks payable to the:

Forrest Society
P.O. Box 11141
Memphis, TN, 38111.

A bonus event on Friday night, July 8, will be an authentic 1850?s minstrel show provided by and sponsored by the wildly entertaining “Snowflake’s Minstrels”.  Seating is limited. Tickets for this event are $8.00/person.  Send your check to:

Minstrel show
PMB #321, 3125 S. Mendenhall
Memphis, TN 38115-2827

Lee Millar Memphis

4. July 9. Bedford’s Having Another Birthday, 3:00 PM til ya wanna go home

Contact:        Pat Godwin email:

Details:        Ole Bedford’s Having Another Birthday Party at Fort Dixie!!! “Fort Dixie” Home of:

Butch & Pat Godwin
10800 Dallas County Road 30
Selma, Alabama 36701

Come enjoy the “Spirit of Memphis” as we celebrate the 184th Birthday Anniversary & the 6th Annual Birthday Party for Lt. Gen. Nathan B. Forrest. Spend the day at Fort Dixie for the BEST “Southern Menu” South of the Mason-Dixon Line, Southern Fried Catfish & all the fixin’s, ice cold watermelon, homemade ice cream and Live Southern Music by BASIC GRAY, Inspirational Southern “talk” and the BEST Southern Folk in the Heart of Dixie! Auction of GREAT Southern/Confederate items & door prizes, plus drawing for NBF Bonded Bronze Bust and 2 Confederate replica pistols. Bring ya kith ‘n kin, ya in-laws, ya out-laws, lawn chairs, umbrellas, patio tents, insect repellant, sunscreen, ya favorite ice cream recipe & ice cream freezer. There will be a Celtic Music concert after General Forrest speaks featuring “Fiddlin? in the Parlor”.

5. July 30. Operation Battleflag, 11:00 AM

Contact:        K. Steven Monk email:


Operation BattleflagSaturday, 30 July 2005, 11:00 AMShiloh National Military ParkSavannah, Tennessee

There exists today a mindset in our battlefield park systems that is geared towards the elimination of anything Confederate. One has only to take a brief tour of parks such as Shiloh, Vicksburg, Gettysburg and others to become aware of this bias. At any of these War for Southern Independence battlefields you will look in vain for the flags of the Confederacy. The stars and stripes of our adversaries will be there alright, but you will not find our flags. Kinda makes you wonder who the Yankees were fighting all those years?

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