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I am a member SCV Maj. Gen. Patrick Cleburne 7th Texas Inf. Camp 2182
Private George Wellington Walker Co. B, 4th Texas Volunteer Infantry, Tom Green Rifles (Pow/W/died in Hosp.
Corporal Alfred Chandler Odle Co. C, 15th Texas Infantry
Private Newton Cannon Adams Co. C, 6th Texan Battalion
Corporal William Carrol Adams Co. C, 18th Texas Infantry
Private Britton H. Adams 1st Regiment, 2nd Brigade, Texas State Troopers
Private John William Adams Co. I, 7th Texas Cavalry
Private John Odle Co. K, Regiment,2nd Brigade, Texas State Troops
Private Sydney Milton Adams Co. D, 15th Texas Infantry
1st Lieutenant Jeremiah Dalton Odle Co. I, 4th Cavalry, Texas State Troopers

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The citizen-soldiers who fought for the Confederacy personified the best qualities of America. The preservation of liberty and freedom was the motivating factor in the South’s decision to fight the Second American Revolution. The tenacity with which Confederate soldiers fought underscored their belief in the rights guaranteed by the Constitution. These attributes are the underpinning of our democratic society and represent the foundation on which this nation was built.

Today, the Sons of Confederate Veterans is preserving the history and legacy of these heroes so that future generations can understand the motives that animated the Southern Cause.

The SCV is the direct heir of the United Confederate Veterans, and the oldest hereditary organization for male descendants of Confederate soldiers. Organized at Richmond, Virginia in 1896, the SCV continues to serve as a historical, patriotic, and non-political organization dedicated to ensuring that a true history of the 1861-1865 period is preserved.

Membership in the Sons of Confederate Veterans is open to all male descendants of any veteran who served honorably in the Confederate armed forces.

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