Private David W. Payne Camp #1633

A "Sons of Confederate Veterans" Camp at Blairsville, Georgia

Private David W. Payne Camp #1633, P.O.B. 2212, Blairsville, Union County, Ga. 30514 Contact us!


Confederate History and Heritage Month

April 2010

WHEREAS: Our country is a nation of people united by a common history
of individual heritage and diverse cultures and Union County,
Georgia is rich in history of the War Between the States: and

WHEREAS: The State of Georgia has long cherished her Confederate
history and the great leaders who made sacrifices on behalf of the Confederate cause: and

WHEREAS: The Georgia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans
is dedicated to honoring on a statewide basis those who served in the Confederate States of America and educating the general public on Confederate history; and

WHEREAS: Confederate Memorial Day has been celebrated in Union County, Georgia for more than 100 years; and

WHEREAS: The month of April bears special significance since it
marks both the beginning and the ending of the War Between the States;

THEREFORE: I, Lamar Paris, the Sole Commissioner of Union County,
Georgia do hereby proclaim April 2010as “Confederate History and
Heritage Month” in Union County, Georgia and encourage all residents
to increase their knowledge of the role played by the Confederate States of America in our country’s history.