About The Stuart-Mosby Historical Society

The Stuart-Mosby Historical Society is a non-profit organization established to research and preserve accurate history and to perpetuate the memory and deeds of General J. E. B. Stuart and Colonel John S. Mosby. Perhaps the best description of the goals of the Society is given in the mission statement:


  1. To promote the study of the lives and military accomplishments of General J. E. B. Stuart and Colonel John S. Mosby.
  2. To share our knowledge of these officers with others through publications, talks, and appropriate ceremonies whenever and wherever possible.
  3. To honor General Stuart and Colonel Mosby annually on the anniversaries of their births.
  4. To preserve, promote and provide an accurate understanding of the history of Confederate arms, particularly the mounted arm.
  5. To secure, when possible, important artifacts that can be directly associated with General Stuart and Colonel Mosby.
  6. To ensure that the collected artifacts of the Society are preserved and held in a safe place that is accessible to members of the Society and reputable scholars.
  7. To work through all possible avenues to ensure that monuments, markers, artifacts, and public presentations on all aspects of Confederate history and arms are maintained and held in honor.
  8. To promote communication between members of the Society.
  9. To maintain a viable and active membership in the Society that is in full agreement with the above objectives.

The Society currently sponsors a Lee-Jackson-Maury Day Ceremony in the State Capitol in Richmond, Virginia on the Saturday closest to January 19. Ceremonies are held each May and December to mark the death and funeral of General Stuart and birthday of Colonel Mosby, respectively. On numerous occasions, the Society offers a tour of sites of importance to the history of these Confederate officers. The Society maintains a collection of important artifacts and papers. A bimonthly newsletter, entitled "The Southern Cavalry Review" is published by the Society and is sent free of charge to members in good standing. Numerous members of the Society are authors of articles, books and papers relative to General Stuart and Colonel Mosby and the Society has also taken a direct hand in the publication of letters and notes from these men and republication of their books. When possible, publications are made available to members at attractive prices.

Members of the Society are encouraged to be active participants and to share in the fellowship and responsibilities of the Society. There are many opportunities to engage in historical work, Society business and meetings as well as represent the Society where needed. We want our members to feel welcome and to be part of the organization!

The annual dues for a single membership is $25.00 for the membership year which begins July 1st and ends June 30. For those who begin their membership between January and June, the fee for that year is pro-rated to $15.00 and family membership dues are $40.00. In addition, Senior Citizens, students and handicapped pay $20.00. Applicants for membership in the Society must be sponsored by a member of the Society in good standing. To apply for membership, please complete the attached form and send it to:

Mr. Ben Trittipoe
307 Appletre Drive NE
Leesburg, VA 20176
 

Open Application for Membership in Microsoft Word

Stuart-Mosby Historical Society officers:

 

1983

 

President -- Adele Mitchell

 

Vice President – W. Baxter Perkinson

 

Secretary – Carol Terry

 

Treasurer – Judith Trout

 

Editor SCR – Robert Trout

 

1985

 

President – W. Baxter Perkinson

 

Vice President – Carol Terry

 

Secretary – Vicki Heilig

 

Treasurer – John Crouch

 

Editor Southern Cavalry Review – Ralph Mitchell

 

1987

 

President – Carol Terry

 

Vice President – Robert Buerlein

 

Secretary – Vicki Heilig

 

Treasurer – Sam Epes

 

Editor Southern Cavalry Review – Adele Mitchell

 

1989

 

President –- Vicki Heilig

 

Vice President – Robert Trout

 

Secretary – Victoria Herndon

 

Treasurer – Edgar Hon

 

Editor Southern Cavalry Review – Adele Mitchell

 

1991

 

President – J.E.B. Stuart IV

 

Vice President – John Stuart

 

Secretary – Donna Fuller

 

Treasurer – Edgar Hon

 

Editor Southern Cavalry Review – Adele Mitchell

 

1993

 

Presdent -- Willard Montjoy

 

Vice President – Dr. John Chambliss

 

Secretary – Donna Fuller

 

Treasurer – Susan Heumann

 

Editor Southern Cavalry Review – Adele Mitchell

 

 1995

 

President – Dr. John Chambliss

 

Vice President – Richard Barrett

 

Secretary – Ms. Donna Fuller

 

Treasurer – Susan Heumann

 

Editor Southern Cavalry Review --  Adele Mitchell

 

1997

 

President – Richard Barrett

 

Vice President – John Stinson

 

Secretary –  Donna Fuller

 

Treasurer –  Susan Heumann

 

Editor Southern Cavalry Review – Susan Heumann

 

1999

 

President – John Stinson

 

Vice President – Madeline Withers

 

Secretary – Carol Terry

 

Treasurer – Susan  Heumann & Sharon Ibex

  

Editor Southern Cavalry Review – Sandra Shamblin

 

2001

 

President -- Madeline Withers

 

Vice President – Ronald Lennox

 

Secretary – Sandy Shaw

 

Treasurer – Sharon Ibex

 

Editor Southern Cavalry Review – Sheri Millikin

 

2003
 
President -- Ron Lenox
 
Vice President -- Don Hakenson
 
Secretary -- Carol Colvin Metz
 
Treasurer -- Sharon Ibex
 
Editor Southern Cavalry Review -- Nikki Roth-Skiles
 
2005
 
President -- Don Hakenson
 
Vice President -- Gregg Dudding
 
Secretary -- Carol Colvin Metz
 
Treasurer -- Sharon Ibex
 
Editor Southern Cavalry Review -- Nikki Roth-Skiles
 
 2007
 
President -- Gregg Dudding
 
Vice President -- Richard Crouch
 
Secretary -- Carol Colvin Metz
 
Treasurer -- Sharon Ibex
 
Editor Southern Cavalry Review -- Nikki Roth-Skiles & Valerie Protopapas
 
2009
 
President -- Richard Crouch
 
Vice President -- Stevan Meserve
 
Secretary -- Eric Buckland
 
Treasurer -- Maston Gray
 
Editor Southern Cavalry Review -- Valerie Protopapas
 
2011
 
President -- Madeline Withers
 
Vice President -- Susan Hillier
 
Secretary -- Ben Trittipoe
 
Treasurer -- Janet Greentree
 
Editor Southern Cavalry Review-- Valerie Protopapas
 
2013
 
President-- Susan Hillier
 
Vice President-- David Hillier
 
Secretary-- Ben Trittipoe
 
Treasurer-- Janet Greentree
 
Editor Southern Cavalry Review-- Valerie Protopapas
 

 


 

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This page was last updated January 3rd, 2011.

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