Welcome to the Colonel William Norris, Camp 1398, Sons of Confederate Veterans website.

The SCV is an international, non-profit historical honor society, dedicated to education and the preservation of the true history of the Confederacy.

The Colonel William Norris Camp, is currently comprised of over 100 members and honors a native Marylander who most notably headed the Confederate Army Signal Corps, "the world's first such organization" as well as the War Department Secret Service Bureau and, finally, was the Commissioner of Prisoner Exchange.

We hold monthly meetings the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00. Meetings include a notable guest speaker, presenting on a variety of historical topics.

If you are interested in joining the Sons of Confederate Veterans, please contact us. You will find yourself among patriotic individuals who are interested in learning the true history of the South and presenting it to future generations.

For information on becoming a member of Camp 1398, click here

























Charge to the Sons of Confederate Veterans:

"To you, Sons of Confederate Veterans, we will commit 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 which he loved and which you love also, and those ideals which made him glorious and which you also cherish."

Lt. General Stephen Dill Lee, Commander General,
United Confederate Veterans,
New Orleans, Louisiana, April 25, 1906.


The Sons of Confederate Veterans, including the Col. William Norris Camp 1398, denounce racism, racial supremacists, hate groups and any other group or individual that misuses or desecrates the symbols of the Confederate States or of the United States.