VIRGINIA

Reported by Cpl. Mac McPeters
2nd Battalion CO.A 4TH Platoon

The 4th Platoon starts of the spring riding season with Rides to Saylor's Creek Battlefield, Hollywood Cemetery,

 a visit to 2nd Platoon and then to Southerland Plantation and Gettysburg Spring clean up.

Reese Agnor and Cpl.Mac McPeters getting ready for the ride to Saylor's Creek

 Battlefield for the 154 Anniversary of the Battle at Saylor's Creek.

The Hillsman House at Saylor's Creek Battlefield

Reese, Mac, Susan, Vickie, Tom & Kevin in the back yard of the Hillsman House.

Sgt. Terry Jones in front of Pickett's Monument in Hollywood Cemetery

Monument to the Confederate Dead in Hollywood Cemetery

Floyd, Mac & Tucker at Sutherland Plantation, Fork Inn for Heritage Days

Monument to the Battle of Sutherland April 2, 1865

Fork Inn, Sutherland VA

Sgt. Terry Jones of the 4th Platoon and his wife Trudy traveled to Gettysburg for the Battlefield Spring clean up.

 SOUTH CAROLINA

Reported by John Fisher

LOW COUNTRY CREW MEMBER OFFICIALLY SWORN INTO HIS CAMP

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, Low Country Crew member Ashley "Pork Chop" Graham was officially sworn into Litchfield #132

SCV in Conway, South Carolina. Though his paperwork had been sent in and approved sometime back, due to camp circumstances

beyond his control his official public induction did not occur until this month. Ashley is a dedicated member of the SCV MC

and his assistance in helping Camp Commander John Fisher of the Horry Rough and Readys SCV in Myrtle Beach is greatly appreciated

PORK CHOP TAKING THE SCV OATH

BEING PINNED BY SC SCV DIVISION COMMANDER JAMIE GRAHAM

MEMBERS OF THE LOW COUNTRY CREW

CAMP COMMANDER JOHN FISHER OF THE HORRY ROUGH AND READYS SCV #1026 HORRY COUNTRY,SC AND LOW COUNTRY CREW

MEMBER GAVE A BIOGRAPHICAL TALK TO THE COL. E. T. STACKHOUSE CAMP IN LATTA, SC ON THE FOUNDER OF THE CONFEDERATE

 VETERAN MAGAZINE, COL. SUMNER A. CUNNINGHAM. MR. CUNNINGHAM SERVED WITH THE 41ST TENNESSEE REGIMENT CO. H.

HE WAS SO SMALL OF STATURE HIS RIFLE BARREL HAD TO BE SHORTENED FOR USE. THE FIRST EDITION OF THE CONFEDERATE

 VETERAN WAS PUBLISHED IN JANUARY, 1893. MR. CUNNINGHAM DIED DECEMBER 17TH, 1913 LEAVING HIS EARTHLY GOODS

TO PERPETUATE THE CONFEDERATE VETERAN. COMMANDER FISHER STRESSED WE OWE A DEPT OF GRATITUDE WE CAN NEVER

REPAY TO SUMNER A. CUNNINGHAM FOR MUCH OF WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT THE CONFEDERATE CAUSE.

HORRY ROUGH AND READYS SCV MEMBERS AT COL E. T. STACKHOUSE CAMP, ADJUTANT EDDIE PIPPIN,

CAMP COMMANDER JOHN FISHER AND COMPATRIOT STAN DALTON

SC SCV MECHANIZED CAVALRY MEMBERS TAKE TIME TO GIVE HONOR TO GOD FOR HIS WORK IN THEIR LIVES

 AT HORRY ROUGH AND READYS SCV #1026 CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL DAY AT WITHERS SWASH MEMORIAL CEMETERY, MYRTLE BEACH, SC.

Camp Commander John Fisher was joined by SC SCV Division Commander Jamie Graham and SC SCV Mechanized Cavalry

Color Sergent Larry Davis to publicly thank the "Great Commander of All" for His grace in their lives.

John and Jamie both suffered strokes in 2018. Larrys son, Michael suffered a life threatening seizure earlier this year.

 All three are doing well only by Gods will. Commander Fisher said he didn't know all of Gods plans for their

lives but he was assured part of it was to continue to defend Confederate heritage and history.

SCV MC FLAG RETIREMENT CEREMONY

On Saturday, April 21st 2019, members of the SC SCV Mechanized Cavalry held a flag retirement ceremony at the

Low Country Crew clubhouse for worn and tattered flags that had previously been placed at Confederate soldiers graves.

As the flags, one by one, were committed to become ashes on Southern wind, each member stated the name

and unit of their Confederate ancestor. A number of Federal flags were also retired in honor of the men and women who have fought

 on behalf of our country.

PROMOTION FOR COLOR SGT. LARRY DAVIS

At the State meeting Saturday, April 20th, 2019, Color Sgt. Larry Davis was promoted to 1st Sergeant of 3rd Battalion Company A,

2nd Platoon, Squads 3 & 4. Larry has done an outstanding job with the SC SCV Mechanized Cavalry and is a dedicated member of the

Horry Rough and Readys SCV #1026 in Horry County, SC.

Reported by Chaplain Randon Bigliberty Thomas

3rd Battalion Company A 1st Platoon

Chaplain Randon "Big Liberty"Thomas, Mark "Hammer" Poag, and Doug "Dawg" Brenning stopped

 at a Georgia town Confederate monument on the way to Stone Mountain

Upstate Crew at Stone Mountain

Upstate Crew at Greenville Harley to see Colt Ford

Our 2nd Lt. Billy Collier

Lee Turner, Mark Poag, and Wild Bill Bailey attended Sons of the South poker run

Adam, HK, and Captain Mike Waters at the flag raising on I-95