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Fr Emmeran Bliemel
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- Tom A. Hawk
 Added: Sep. 29, 2014
 
~Happy Birthday~
- Nancy VonBokern Wigginton
 Added: Sep. 29, 2014
 

- James Snow
 Added: Aug. 31, 2014
 

- Angel
 Added: Apr. 24, 2014
 

- Donna
 Added: Dec. 17, 2013
 
A Servant of the Lord. Now in His heavenly hands. Thank you.
- Jeanette / Ken Zaremba
 Added: Oct. 31, 2013
 
Reverand, Chaplain 10th Tenn Regiment csa
- Scrappy
 Added: Aug. 1, 2013
 
Recipients of the Confederate Medal of Honor.
- Judy Richards
 Added: Jul. 5, 2013
 
The Southern Cross of Honor is the name of two separate and distinct military honors presented to Confederate military personnel and veterans. The original wartime medal, aka Confederate Medal of Honor, was a military decoration meant to honor officers, noncommissioned officers, and privates for their valor in the armed forces of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. It was formally approved by the Congress of the Confederate States on October 13, 1862, and was originally intended to be on par with the Union Army's Medal of Honor. During the war, however, there were shortages of metals, and many medals were not minted or awarded. The names of these soldiers were, however, recorded in an Honor Roll and preserved in the Adjutant Inspector General's records. The postwar version of the medal, which is a separate award than the original wartime medal, came into being following a reunion in 1898. The idea of bestowing the Southern Cross of Honor to Confederate veterans of the American Civil War was conceived in Atlanta in July 1898 by Mrs. Alexander S. (Mary Ann Lamar Cobb) Erwin of Athens, GA, at a reunion of Confederate veterans. Mrs. Erwin and Mrs. Sarah E. Gabbett of Atlanta are credited with the design of the medal. The medal was at this point authorized by the UDC to be awarded to any Confederate Veteran who had provided "loyal, honorable service to the South and given in recognition of this devotion." A metal cross pattée with the representation of a Confederate battle flag placed on the center thereof surrounded by a wreath, with the inscription "The Southern Cross of Honor." On the back of the medal is the motto of the Confederate States of America, "Deo Vindice" ([With] God [As Our] Vindicator), the dates 1861 1865, and the inscription, "From the UDC to the UCV." (UDC stands for the United Daughters of the Confederacy; UCV stands for the United Confederate Veterans.) The Southern Cross of Honor could only be bestowed through the United Daughters of the Confederacy. It could not be purchased; it was given in recognition of loyal, honorable service to the South and only a Confederate veteran could wear it. The first Cross ever bestowed was upon Mrs. Erwin's husband, Captain Alexander S. Erwin, by the Athens (Ga.) Chapter on April 26, 1900. Although no Civil War veterans are still living, the last verified Confederate veteran dying in 1951, Virginia Code section 18.2-176(b) remains in effect and makes it a Class 3 misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than $500, to "wear any Southern Cross of Honor when not entitled to do so by the regulations under which such Crosses of Honor are given."
- Judy Richards
 Added: Jul. 5, 2013
 
The Southern Cross of Honor is the name of two separate and distinct military honors presented to Confederate military personnel and veterans. The original wartime medal, aka Confederate Medal of Honor, was a military decoration meant to honor officers, noncommissioned officers, and privates for their valor in the armed forces of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. It was formally approved by the Congress of the Confederate States on October 13, 1862, and was originally intended to be on par with the Union Army's Medal of Honor. During the war, however, there were shortages of metals, and many medals were not minted or awarded. The names of these soldiers were, however, recorded in an Honor Roll and preserved in the Adjutant Inspector General's records. The postwar version of the medal, which is a separate award than the original wartime medal, came into being following a reunion in 1898. The idea of bestowing the Southern Cross of Honor to Confederate veterans of the American Civil War was conceived in Atlanta in July 1898 by Mrs. Alexander S. (Mary Ann Lamar Cobb) Erwin of Athens, GA, at a reunion of Confederate veterans. Mrs. Erwin and Mrs. Sarah E. Gabbett of Atlanta are credited with the design of the medal. The medal was at this point authorized by the UDC to be awarded to any Confederate Veteran who had provided "loyal, honorable service to the South and given in recognition of this devotion." The design for the face of the medal consists of a Maltese cross with a Confederate battle flag surrounded with a laurel wreath, with the inscription "The Southern Cross of Honor." On the back of the medal is the motto of the Confederate States of America, "Deo Vindice" ([With] God [As Our] Vindicator), and the dates 1861 1865.
- Judy Richards
 Added: Jul. 5, 2013
 

- Billie T
 Added: Apr. 16, 2013
 
Awarded CSA Medal of Honor
- Annie H Darracott 791, UDC - Lakeland, FL
 Added: Apr. 4, 2013
 
A brave Confederate
- Robin Jaggers
 Added: Sep. 29, 2012
 
HAPPY BIRTHDAY
- Robin Jaggers
 Added: Sep. 29, 2012
 

- 2kjmom
 Added: Aug. 31, 2012
 
Confederate Medal of Honor recipient
- graver
 Added: Jun. 27, 2012
 

- Jackie Howard
 Added: Sep. 29, 2011
 

- D McK S
 Added: Sep. 20, 2011
 

- Pipedreamer
 Added: Aug. 31, 2011
 
REST WELL//GODSPEED
- Jeannie
 Added: Jul. 31, 2011
 
Happy Easter in Paradise Padre! You're an inspiration to all of us who are dedicated to Truth! Requiescat in Pace.
- Cuthbert
 Added: Apr. 24, 2011
 
Deo Vindice
- George Seitz
 Added: Mar. 19, 2011
 

- shelby
 Added: Sep. 29, 2010
 
RIP
- joancrawfordsgreatestfan
 Added: Aug. 31, 2010
 
Rest in Peace.
- Jackie Howard
 Added: Aug. 31, 2010
 
Honoring your service to the Confederacy and your place in American history
- Kathy Bergold
 Added: Aug. 25, 2010
 
Your sacrifice has not been forgotten!
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Aug. 2, 2010
 

- muffin
 Added: Mar. 9, 2010
 
Deo Vindice
- Roger Anderson
 Added: Nov. 22, 2009
 
Thank you for your service on this Veteran's Day 2009
- Sue Fitzpatrick
 Added: Nov. 11, 2009
 

- J
 Added: Oct. 1, 2009
 
Thank you for your courage! Happy Heavenly Birthday, Sir!
- Southernatheart
 Added: Sep. 29, 2009
 

- LaDene
 Added: Aug. 31, 2009
 

- James Stalcup
 Added: Aug. 29, 2009
 

- robbin strawser
 Added: Aug. 20, 2009
 

- Marilynn Johnson
 Added: Aug. 6, 2009
 
Deo Vindice
- D & J Cloninger
 Added: May. 22, 2009
 

- Bones
 Added: May. 1, 2009
 

- Anne Wyatt
 Added: Apr. 17, 2009
 
Happy Birthday Fr. Bliemel
- P.L.M.
 Added: Sep. 29, 2008
 

- tup tim
 Added: Aug. 31, 2008
 
poss.relation. Thanks 2 all who respond,don,t know how 2 use computers very well. 2 old got to be relation! Silver spoon dug up here inscribed to lt. X from officers and men of the merrimack.
- tjttcr
 Added: Jul. 18, 2008
 

- la vita eterna
 Added: Jul. 8, 2008
 
Rest In Peace
- Lisa Moore Parker
 Added: Apr. 30, 2008
 

- anny
 Added: Mar. 25, 2008
 

- WDC
 Added: Mar. 1, 2008
 

- Lover of Life
 Added: Dec. 18, 2007
 

- anny
 Added: Sep. 30, 2007
 

-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 29, 2007
 

- TD Miller
 Added: Sep. 29, 2007
 
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