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Robert E. Lee #239 Sons of Confederate Veterans | Fort Worth, TX | 2001 - 2010


The Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) is the oldest hereditary organization for male descendants of Confederate soldiers. Founded in Richmond, Virginia in 1896, the SCV serves as a historical, patriotic, and non-political organization striving to preserve the true history of the events that occurred in the years 1861-1865. The members of the Robert E. Lee Camp, #239, consider themselves an historical and genealogical organization that works to honor their Confederate ancestors.



The collection was donated to the Library by James Barry Turnage on May 3, 2011.

Scope and Contents Note

The collection consists of a scrapbook, newspaper clippings, meeting rosters, memorabilia, and issues of Southern Dispatch. The materials date from 2001 - 2010 and measure .2 linear feet (1 box). Due to the small size of the collection, the materials are described at the folder level.

  • Folder I : Contains items dating from 2001 - 2005, including a scrapbook and newspaper clippings.
  • Folder II: Contains a list of elected officers for 2007 and two editions of Southern Dispatch.
  • Folder III: Contains a list of elected officers for 2008, a meeting roster, memorabilia, and multiple editions of Southern Dispatch.
  • Folder IV: Consists of meeting minutes from 2009 and miscellaneous articles related to the activities of the Robert E. Lee Camp #239.
  • Folder V: Contains a 2010 roster, agendas and memorabilia.

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Last updated: Oct. 3, 2014