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OLE BEDFORD'S 13TH ANNUAL BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION, FORT DIXIE - SATURDAY JULY 183:00 PM TIL YA WANNA GO HOME!
FORT DIXIE - HOME OF BUTCH & PAT GODWIN, 10800 DALLAS CO. RD. 30, SELMA, ALABAMA 36701
CALL: 334-875-1690 FOR HEAD COUNT - ADMISSION: CONTRIBUTION ONLY
OLE BEDFORD'S 13TH ANNUAL BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AT FORT DIXIE - Y'ALL COME!
We have a very exciting party planned for you this year...with a GREAT Christian Southern American Event menu of wonderful LIVE Southern Music...featuring the Tallassee Armory Guards Camp 1921 Band...our keynote speaker is Lt Col Tom McKinney author of Jack Hinson's One Man War. Every Southern information library should have this book...Mr. McKinney will be signing his books here as well.
we will also be serving ice cold watermelon all day long at the "Pickaninny Freeze Watermelon Stand"....we will be having door prizes and also will have a few nice Southern information things in the auction....
Bring ya lawn chairs, pop up tents, umbrellas, insect repellant, sunscreen....we will have water stations set up throughout the grounds....wear something comfortable and cool....we GUARANTEE HOT WEATHER IN JULY!
Soooo, y'all come to for the greatest day AT FORT DIXIE IN THE HEART OF DIXIE ....FOR DIXIE!
Please call or email for HEAD COUNT
SOUTHERN HERITAGE CONFERENCE - August 10Friday, August 10 7 PM, Saturday, August 11 9 AM-7 PM
BETHLEHEM BAPTIST CHURCH - Laurel, MS
ADMISSION $10 INDIVIDUALS, $15 FAMILY - SPONSORED BY THE JONES COUNTY ROSIN HEELS, SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS
Teachers, Pastors, Elected Officials admitted free-They’ll Like It Or They Need It
SATURDAY MEALS each $10 Noon Dinner*5:30 PM $15 Supper MUST BE RESERVED BY AUGUST 7
VENDORS WITH BOOKS, TAPES, GOODIES
CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE INCLUDES
CONFEDERATE CEILIDH & IRISH DANCE AT THE Y 7:30 PM Fiddler, Irish Band Emerald Accent (emeraldaccent.com)
Irish Dance Instruction Provided Period Dance Instruction by Pat and Andy Salassi
John Eidsmoe: Strict Constructionist, Constitutional Law Professor, Author of CHRISTIANITY And The CONSTITUTION (student research assistant was CONGRESSWOMAN. MICHELLE BACHMAN)
Dr John Killian:
Pastor and Theology Professor, New Orleans Baptist Seminary, Multiple Winner of MOSB Oratory Contest, Christian Conservative Leader and Frequent Speaker at TEA PARTY events in Alabama
Author of GROVER CLEVELAND, THE LAST JEFFERSONIAN, Popular Speaker, Prominent Conservative, USM Doctoral Candidate Doors Open One Hour Before Each Session If you want to know the TRUTH about Southern and American History that you weren’t taught in school, the TRUTH about what your TAXES have paid for, the TRUTH about the rest of the story that THOSE PEOPLE don’t want you to know, you HAVE TO ATTEND!!!!
FOR MEAL & ADMISSION RESERVATIONS 601-649-1867 DAY 601-428-5570 NIGHT Carl Ford, csaford@ hotmail.com or georgejaynes1953@ yahoo.com (Join email together)
MORE INFO - OLE BEDFORD'S 13TH ANNUAL BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION, FORT DIXIE - SATURDAY JULY 18- TO ALL:
We will be drawing for the solid bronze NBF mini bust - an exact replica of the life-size bronze bust THAT USED TO BE ON THE GRANITE MONUMENT IN LIVE OAK CEMETERY UNTIL HE WAS KIDNAPPED SOMETIME BETWEEN DUSK 10 MARCH & DAWN 12 MARCH 2012. If you would like tickets to get in the drawing reply back to me & I will send them electronically & you can print as many off as you would like...they are $2 each...make checks payable to NBF Monument Fund and mail to me at the address below. Now we are raising funds to replace the General and to secure him at Confederate Circle at Live Oak Cemetery. This year's celebration will have an even more intense meaning in our commitment to our life of Liberty and Freedom...perpetuating the cause of NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST & ALL our Confederate ancestors to get our Constitution back and to maintain it! Also, if you would like to receive the FRIENDS OF FORREST 2012 NEWSLETTER, please let me know.
First, please note that my PRIMARY e-mail addy is oldsouthrebel@zebra. net ...the red dot indians have messed up my e-mail account & flipped my alias to be the primary account. However, in future correspondences with me...please enter my e-mail in your address book as oldsouthrebel@zebra. net. I am going to attempt to get those red dot indians straightened out soon....but that is an ordeal I don't want to contend with right now! LOL!
As most of you probably already know, the General has been "kidnapped" from Confederate Circle in Live Oak Cemetery. On April 3 our two billboards went up posting the $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest & conviction of the perpetrator(s) of this felony crime that should be classified as a HATE CRIME...because we all know that under "other" circumstances the crime would be a hate crime & the media of all sources would be raining down on Selma with ole Al & Jesse screaming the loudest!
We have the SECURITY & BEAUTIFICATION ENHANCEMENT OF CONFEDERATE CIRCLE IN LIVE OAK CEMETERY project ongoing...to secure not only General Forrest but also the Confederate monument as well. We all know the NAACP stated in their 1991 National Resolution that they would rid the earth of every vestige of the Confederacy....Rose Sanders made several appeals over her radio program before & after the Bridge Crossing Jubilee that the NBF monument must come down and all Confederate monuments must come down!!! Obviously her public appeals over the air waves "inspired" someone to impress her! The billboards resulted in two informants coming forward...so we DOOOO have a "person of interest" in this case. I will keep y'all informed as the investigation continues. More details of our plans for Confederate Circle will be on display at the Celebration too! Sooo, Y'all come to Fort Dixie on 28 July ...and enjoy the day...Old South style!
I'd like to thank the Ala Div. SCV and International SCV Headquarters and private donors for the generous committment of the $20,000 reward money...without that very attractive award, we would never have this much information regarding the theft of General Forrest!
The Confederate battle flag, called the "Southern Cross" or the cross of St. Andrew, has been described variously as a proud emblem of Southern heritage. In the past, several Southern states flew the Confederate battle flag along with the U.S. and state flags over their statehouses. Others incorporated the symbol into the design of their state flags.
The Battle Flag
Often referred to as "The" battle flag of the Confederacy it was the design that was the basis of more than 180 separate Confederate military battle flags.
The Army of Northern Virginia battle flag was usually square, of various sizes for the different branches of the service: 48 inches square for the infantry, 36 inches for the artillery, and 30 inches for the cavalry. It was used in battle beginning in December 1861 until the fall of the Confederacy. The blue color on the saltire in the battle flag was navy blue, as opposed to the much lighter blue of the Naval Jack.
The flag's stars represented the number of states in the Confederacy. The distance between the stars decreased as the number of states increased, reaching thirteen when the secessionist factions of Missouri and Kentucky joined in late 1861.
The Battle Flag of the Confederacy.
At the First Battle of Manassas, the similarity between the Stars and Bars and the Stars and Stripes caused confusion and military problems. Regiments carried flags to help commanders observe and assess battles in the warfare of the era. At a distance, the two national flags were hard to tell apart. In addition, Confederate regiments carried many other flags, which added to the possibility of confusion.
After the battle, General P.G.T. Beauregard wrote that he was "resolved then to have [our flag] changed if possible, or to adopt for my command a Battle flag, which would be Entirely different from any State or Federal flag.
He turned to his aide, who happened to be William Porcher Miles, the former chair of Committee on the Flag and Seal. Miles described his rejected national flag design to Beauregard. Miles also told the Committee on the Flag and Seal about the general's complaints and request for the national flag to be changed. The committee rejected this idea by a four to one vote, after which Beauregard proposed the idea of having two flags. He described the idea in a letter to his commander General Joseph E. Johnston: I wrote to [Miles] that we should have two flags — a peace or parade flag, and a war flag to be used only on the field of battle — but congress having adjourned no action will be taken on the matter — How would it do us to address the War Dept. on the subject of Regimental or badge flags made of red with two blue bars crossing each other diagonally on which shall be introduced the stars, ... We would then on the field of battle know our friends from our Enemies.
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America's Christian Heritage of History - Ten CommandmentsThe Ten Commandments were in the Ark of the Covenant, written on stone tablets. They are the only verses that we are commanded to post in our homes (Deuteronomy 6:9). Therefore, the Ten Commandments is the most important passage of Scripture.
Requirements to keep the Ten Commandments
Deuteronomy 11:18-23, 26-28
"Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil." The Ten Commandments The Ten Commandments from Bible
Jesus Christ fulfilled the Ten Commandments - This is our Christian Heritage in America.
Keep the Christian Ten Commandments and live and remember our Christian American heritage. The Commandments of Moses ,
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