Welcome to the blog for the Confederate Veteran magazine, the official journal for the Sons of Confederate Veterans. The Veteran is published six times a year as a service to our members. Membership is open to all male descendants of veterans who served honorably in the Confederate armed forces. For more information visit our web site at


Visit the Confederate Veteran magazine blog periodically to check on announcements, current events and information relevant for all SCV members. Feedback is welcome, please e-mail me your comments. Thanks!

Sunday, June 29, 2014

July/August 2014 Issue

Our July/August 2014 issue is in the mail and should be showing up in mailboxes any day now. Another full issue with an article on Forrest’s Raid on Memphis in 1864 in addition to our Sesquicentennial series. Donald Livingston returns with his essay on Confederate Emancipation without War. Very thought provoking and I think everyone will enjoy it. Plus we have all of our usual features!

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

May/June 2014 Issue

Our May/Junes issue is in the mail and you should receive it soon if you already haven't!  Dr. Clyde Wilson returns with another killer article in our Sesquicentennial series titled Defeat and Occupation: The Cold War Know as “Reconstruction” for your reading pleasure. Constitutional amendments to be considered at our July Reunion are included as well as updated Reunion info. Don't forget to send in your registration.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

March/April 2014 Update

Our March/April 2014 issue is in the mail and members should be receiving their copies in the next few days.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

March/April 2014 Issue

Our 2014 March/April issue is at the printer and should be ready for mailing shortly. Updated information for our 2014 National Reunion in Charleston, SC, is included along with our first Heritage Support Team members listing. Our Sesquicentennial series contiunes with the return of Dr. Clyde Wilson. His essay is titled “Our History and Their Myth: Comparing the confederacy and the Union.” Plus all of our regular features.

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

January/February 2014 Issue

The January/February 2014 issue is in the mail and starting to show up in member’s mailboxes. This issue continues our Sesquicentennial series with an article from Egon Richard Tausch titled The American Dream: North and South. Plus, the first information on the 2014 Reunion and the Sam Davis Youth Camps. I hope everyone has a very Merry Christmas!

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

November/December 2013 Update

The November/December issue is in the mail. A special insert was late arriving at the printer so you will receive your copy a few days late.

Monday, September 30, 2013

November/December 2013 Issue

Our November/December 2013 edition is at the printer. The cover features the Confederate Christmas tree in the foyer at Elm Springs. Our feature article is a continuation of our Sesquicentennial series titled Reflections on Energy, Technology, and The Lost Cause by Compatriot H.V. Traywick, Jr. We also have an article on the efforts of a camp presenting the H.L. Hunley Jr. ROTC Award, plus there is a new SCV race care back on the track! All of our usual features are included too! Please keep sending in your camp news photos and letters to the editor.