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Honoring the past and present
SCV camps hold annual Lee-Jackson Banquet
Ogeechee Rifles for Web
Pictured, left to right, outgoing Ogeechee Camp Commander Deke Cox, Fifth Brigade Commander Mike Mull, new Ogeechee Rifles Camp commander Mike Sorrell and Ebenezer Rifles Camp commander Ralph Randall. - photo by ROGER ALLEN/special
Honoring and remembering two of the Civil War's greatest generals, the Ogeechee Rifles and Ebenezer Rifles camps of the Sons of Confederate Veterans held the annual Lee-Jackson Banquet last week. About 100 members and guests of the Statesboro and Rincon-based camps met at R.J.'s Steakery to give out awards and change commanders in the name of Generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. Ogeechee Rifles Camp Commander Deke Cox opened the meeting with the reading of "Charge," a speech that was delivered by Lt. Gen. Stephen D. Lee, commander-in-chief of the United Confederate Veterans, to the Sons of the Confederate veterans in 1906.
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