Tripp Lewis Runs Afoul of Sons of Confederate Veterans

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By now many of you have learned that Virginia Flagger Tripp Lewis is being charged for “conduct unbecoming” by the Virginia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. No word on the specifics of the charge, but I suspect more will be revealed in the near future. It goes without saying that this is not the kind of publicity that the Flaggers are looking for, but as we’ve seen this kind of news has become business as usual.

My curiosity is piqued given the reputation of the Edmund Ruffin Camp. So, are there other examples of charges brought against members by the Virginia Division or by any division in the SCV? What kinds of actions are we talking about? I am clearly not privy to the internal workings of the SCV so I wonder if those of you who are might fill us in with a bit more information about this organization’s disciplinary system. Are the charges brought against Lewis unusual?

And for those of you who need a quick reminder re: Tripp Lewis’s antics, click here.

6 comments… add one

  • bryanac625 Nov 6, 2013

    I wonder if his beloved Flaggers will stand behind him in court.

  • Eric A. Jacobson Nov 6, 2013

    I believe this has everything to do with the Museum of the Confederacy. Lots of chatter right now.

    • Kevin Levin Nov 6, 2013

      Anything on specifics?

  • Eric A. Jacobson Nov 6, 2013

    Nothing I would say is concrete, but Waite Rawls name is being tossed about along with the MOC by several people. I saw a FB post where Lewis is claiming the charges are “false..” The SCV is usually very tight lipped about things like this, so we may never know exactly what Lewis allegedly did.

  • Jeffry Burden Nov 8, 2013

    Looking forward to hearing more details. Over the last 20 years, the SCV has become very good at eating its own.

  • John Tucker Nov 20, 2013

    I do believe that Tripp is now using allies on posts such as Donnie Brisko on the MOC Facebook page. The terminology and usage of grammer and sentence structure is that of Tripps

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