General William W. Loring Camp 1316

Sons of Confederate Veterans, 5th Brigade, Florida Division,

Army of Tennessee


The General William W. Loring Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans is located in historic St. Augustine, Florida.  Its purpose as a not-for-profit organization, is to preserve and protect the heritage of the South and the memory of the Confederate States of America and the member's Confederate ancestors through educational, memorial and historical activities.
"The Confederate Soldiers were our kinfolk and our heroes.  We testify to the country our enduring fidelity to their memory.  We commemorate their valor and devotion.  There were some things that were not surrendered at Appomattox.  We did not surrender our rights and history, nor was it one of the conditions of surrender that unfriendly lips should be suffered to tell the story of that war or that unfriendly hands should write the epitaphs of the Confederate dead.  We have a right to teach our children the true history of that war, the causes that led up to it and the principles involved."
                                                        Senator E. W. Carmack, 1903
As with all Sons of Confederate Veterans Camps, membership is open to male descendants, either lineal or collateral, of Confederate Veterans.  Membership inquires should be to;

1st Lt. Commander Jim Kimbrough (904) 347-0017 or e-mail to


Adjutant Jim Edwards at (904) 214-7836 or e-mail to  


“I am with the South in life or in death, in victory or in defeat...... I believe the North is about to wage a brutal and unholy war on a people who have done them no wrong, in violation of the Constitution and the fundamental principles of government. They no longer acknowledge that all government derives its validity from the consent of the governed. They are about to invade our peaceful homes, destroying our property, and inaugurate a servile insurrection, murder our men and dishonor our women.  “We propose no invasion of the North, no attack on them, and only ask to be left alone."

 Major General Patrick Cleburne, CSA



If you revere your Southern Heritage and believe in honoring your relatives who wore the Gray then join the members of the General William Wing Loring Camp 1316 in preserving our Southern History.                    


The members of the General William W. Loring Camp rejects any group whose actions tarnish or distort the image of the Confederate soldier or his reasons for fighting. This particularly applies to those groups and persons using our cherished flag as a symbol of hatred, or for their own history and heritage of the Confederate States of America.

Last Updated 18 August 2011