Lt. General Stephen Dill Lee, Commanding General, United
Confederate Veterans, gave us our charge in 1906.
Sons of Confederate Veterans, we submit the vindication of the Cause for
which we fought; to your strength will be given the defense of the
Confederate soldier’s good name, the guardianship of his history, the
emulation of his virtues, the perpetuation of those principles, he loved and
which made him glorious and which you cherish. Remember, it is your
duty to see that the true history of the South is presented to future