The General William J. Hardee Camp #1397 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans Welcomes You!

We meet at 7:30 PM on the fourth Monday of each month at the former Historic Second Baptist Church of New Hope, Paulding County, Georgia. This Historic Church is the beautiful White Frame Building at the intersection of the Dallas-Acworth Highway (Highway 381) and Bobo Road in New Hope, Paulding County, Georgia. This is the same intersection where New Hope Cemetery is.

Our next meeting is 7:30 PM on Monday, March 28, 2022, at the former Historic Second Baptist Church of New Hope. After a short discussion of camp business, we will be honored to have Robert Jenkins from Dalton, Ga. present a program on his book "To the Gates of Atlanta" From Kennesaw Mountain To Peachtree Creek, July 1, through July 19, 1864. That includes Smyrna, Ruff's Mill-Concord Bridge the Chattahoochee River Line, Rossville and Moores Mill.


Robert (Bob) Jenkins will have both books "To the Gates of Atlanta" and "The Battle of Peachtree Creek" Hood's First Sortie, available for signing and purchase for $35.00 each, Bob will also have the copy of Blue & Gray Magazine which he wrote the articles on about Dalton, Ga. for $10.00 each

(Brief Biography of Robert D. Jenkins, Sr.)

Born in Hattiesburg, Miss., but raised in Chamblee, Ga., Robert D. (“Bob”) Jenkins, Sr. is an attorney practicing in Dalton, Georgia where he has maintained a general and civil trial practice since 1990. Bob was graduated from Georgia Southern University in 1987 with a B.B.A degree in Business Management with Minors in History and Geography. Bob received his Juris Doctor degree from Mercer University in 1990 and regularly practices in the courts throughout Northwest Georgia. He has served on the Board of Trustees for Hamilton Medical Center, in Dalton, Georgia, and the Alumni Board of Directors for Georgia Southern University. He has written The Battle of Peach Tree Creek, Hood’s First Sortie, 20 July 1864, Mercer Univ. Press, 2013, and To The Gates of Atlanta: From Kennesaw Mountain to Peach Tree Creek, 1-19 July 1864, Mercer Univ. Press, 2015. He also penned an article on Dalton in Blue-Gray Magazine, vol. XXXII, Issue I (2015). He is married to Ms. Shari Ann Jenkins formerly of Cicero, Indiana, and they live in Rocky Face, Georgia.