The group, organized as a federation of state chapters, has recently made news for increasingly aggressive campaigns against the removal of Confederate monuments.
But critics – including former members – alleged that the SCV commander for the state, Kevin Stone, associated with extremists and other “scary” individuals who had been recruited to the group.
The national membership data was provided to the Guardian by a self-described hacktivist whose identity has been withheld for their safety.
They noticed that the organization’s website had been misconfigured, allowing access to membership rolls, recruiting data, and other information about the internal workings of the group.
The CV also points to Davis’s 20-year military career, which ended in 1997 with Davis a lieutenant colonel.
A number of members listed as active members use email addresses associated with the Citadel, a public military academy located in Charleston, South Carolina.
Crews is also a member of the League of the South, and marched with the group at Unite the Right in 2017. »