Commentary on contemporary and historical issues related to Confederate Heritage.
The South's Defenders Monument
Lake Charles, Louisiana
The Fighting First Louisiana Infantry
The 1st Louisiana Infantry Regiment was one of the hardest fighting units of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the War for Southern Independence. This is its story.
Swamp Angels: A History of the 11th Battalion (Spaight's) Texas Volunteers
From the First Battle of Sabine Pass to battles in Louisiana, the 11th Battalion (Spaight's) Texas Volunteers fought in defense of Texas and Southern Independence.
Niblett's Bluff in the War Between the States by Michael Dan Jones
This is the story of an important Confederate fortification on the Texas-Louisiana border.
General Mouton's Regiment: The 18th Louisiana Infantry by Michael Dan Jones
This is the history of General Alfred Mouton's regiment, the 18th Louisiana Infantry, which he led throughout the War for Southern Independence, from Shiloh to Mansfield. Click on image for more information.
Confederate Guards Response Battalion
History of the one of the hardest fighting Louisiana units during the War for Southern Independence.
1st Louisiana Zouaves
This is the story of one of the most unique and famed Louisiana units in the War for Southern Independence, the 1st Louisiana Zouaves . Made up largely of foreigners from many countries, the men wore the gaudy French Zouave uniform and fought with a fierce determination for the new Southern Republic.
Dick Dowling and the Jefferson Davis Guard
This is the story of one of the most famous and celebrated Confederate units. Click on image for details.
Confederate States Rangers of the 10th Louisiana Infantry
Company K in the War for Southern Independence
Lt. Col. King Bryan of Hood's Texas Brigade
Freedom Fighter for Texas and Southern Independence
The Battle of Chickasaw Bayou by Michael Dan Jones
This is a concise history of the Battle of Chickasaw Bayou, Mississippi from December 26-29, 1862. Also covered are the preliminary cavalry raids of generals Earl Van Dorn and Nathan Bedford Forrest. The book contains maps, photographs and illustrations, bibliography and index.
9th Battalion Louisiana Infantry
This is the history of the 9th Battalion Louisiana Infantry which fought at the Battle of Baton Rouge and the Siege of Port Hudson, Louisiana in the War for Southern Independence. The unit took part in the famous charge of Allen's Brigade at Baton Rouge. The men of the unit were fighting in defense of their own home area since most were from East Baton Rouge and nearby parishes. Click on image for more information.
Mouton's Charge at the Battle of Mansfield and the Red River Campaign
This is the story of the famous attack at the Battle of Mansfield, La., April 8, 1864, led by Brig. Gen. Alfred Mouton.
The Vicksburg 28th Louisiana Infantry
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The Tiger Rifles: The Making of a Louisiana Legend
The Toughest Fighting Men in the Confederate Army
The Battle of Calcasieu Pass
A history of the May 6, 1864 battle in Southwest Louisiana between two Union gunboats and a diverse group of Confedrates. Click photo for more information.
Lee Circle, New Orleans Threatened by extremists in New Orleans city govt. (Library of Congress)
The Tiger Courier
Official Email List of the Louisiana Division -
Sons of Confederate Veterans
Keeping You Informed!
Important Information that you should know about the Division, the Confederation and your Heritage!
As you may know, on Thursday, December 10, 2015 the New Orleans City Council will vote on an ordinance to tear down three Confederate monuments in New Orleans including the General Robert E. Lee Monument on Lee Circle, the General P. G. T. Beauregard Monument to Beauregard Circle and Esplanade Avenue, and the Jefferson Davis Monument on the corner of Jefferson Davis Parkway and Canal Street. The ordinance also includes tearing down the Liberty Place Monument which the City of New Orleans also considers a monument to the Confederacy.
Beauregard Camp No. 130 has been working very closely with another local non-profit organization, the Monumental Task Committee ("MTC"), to try to convince the City to vote against the ordinance and to preserve our monuments. The MTC has been cleaning, renovating, and preserving all of the monuments in New Orleans for 25 years including all of the City's Confederate monuments.
The email message from the MTC following this email includes guidance on how you can help to preserve the monuments to our Confederate veterans in New Orleans Donations may also be made to the Beauregard Camp No. 130 and earmarked for the preservation of the Confederate monuments in New Orleans Please email me for additional details.
Beauregard Camp No. 130
P. O. Box 145
Arabi LA, 70032
From: Mason, Geary [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] Sent: Sunday, December 06, 2015 8:15 PM To: Mason, Geary (New Orleans) Subject: Monumental Supporters -- City Council to VOTE on REMOVAL
Dear Fellow Monument Supporters,
The monument issue has been officially added to the City Council's agenda. This means the City Council will be VOTING on Thursday, December 10 on whether to remove the monuments.
What you can do NOW to fight the removal of the monuments
DONATE to the preservation of monuments HERE. All donations are tax deductible.
EMAIL AND CALL THE MAYOR AND YOUR COUNCIL MEMBER (contact info available at the bottom of this email). Express your support to keep all monuments! If you do nothing, they will assume you do not care. This City has a big enough heart to accommodate ALL monuments and ADD MORE!
If you haven't already done so SIGN THE PETITION going to the Mayor and City Council by clicking HERE.
FORWARD this email to your friends and monument supporters.
UPCOMING EVENTS - We are down to the wire and need all hands on deck...
Tuesday, December 8 -- 5:30p - 7:00p
Attend the MTC special meeting of all members and supporters at Parlay's, 870 Harrison Ave (map). Where we will bring everyone up to date and layout our plan of action. All are encouraged to attend.
Thursday, December 10 -- City Council Meeting starts at 10:00am, the vote is expected to take place around 2:00pm.
IMPORTANT: Attend the City Council Meeting at City Hall where the Council is expected to VOTE. We have been informed that the public will have approximately one minute each to make a comment for the record.
Thanks again for your support of New Orleans' historic monuments!