3471 Sleepy Hole Road
Suffolk, VA 23435
was born in Norfolk. A life-long resident of Virginia he has lived in
Norfolk, Chesapeake, Southampton County and has lived in Suffolk since
1991. He graduated from Old Dominion University in '81 with a B.S. degree
in Education and in '91 with an M.S. in Administration. A Life Member
of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, a Life Member of the Virginia Division,
Past Division Adjutant and is currently the Commander of the Tom Smith
Camp #1702 in Suffolk. He is also on the Oakwood Restoration Committee
and a member of the Friends and Descendants of Oakwood. Mike's son Zachary
is also a Division Life member and a Compatriot of the Tom Smith Camp.
1st Lt. Cmdr.
1st Lt. Commander
P.O. Box 838
Lawrenceville, VA 23868
is an eleventh generation Virginian and has lived his entire life in
Brunswick County. He has made his career in the insurance and financial
services business for the past 16 years. He is an avid historian and
has received many accolades for his work in recording and preserving
cemeteries in Brunswick County. Tracy joined the SCV in 1998 as a member
of the Armistead – Hill – Goode Camp #749 in neighboring
Mecklenburg County, VA. Two years later, in 2000, Tracy was instrumental
in reviving the old Brunswick Camp #512 in his home county. In April
of 2000, The Old Brunswick Camp received its new charter, with Tracy
serving as the charter Commander. Since that time, he has served his
Camp as Commander, Adjutant/Treasurer, and was the Camp’s newsletter
editor for 8 years.
2nd Lt. Cmdr.
2nd Lt. Commander
217 Sherwood Forest
is a native and an unreconstructed rebel from South Carolina and has
lived in Virginia for 30 years. He attended Clemson University and worked
in the industrial construction business building power plants, paper
mills and pharmaceutical plants. He retired from Fluor Corp having spent
his last 15 years in the nuclear power business. He joined the Longstreet
camp in 2002 and after 3 years was instrumental, with others, in forming
James City Cavalry, camp 2095, where he served as the charter commander.
He is now the camp adjutant/treasurer. Other than family, fishing and
sailing his major interest is studying and preserving Southern Heritage
and advancing the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
233 Arrowhead Drive
Madison Heights, VA 24572
is a native Virginian living his whole life in Amherst county. He has
been working with the same company as a Journeyman Machinist for 26 years.
Tim and his wife Andrea have been married for 19 years and have a daughter
and son. Tim joined the SCV in 2009 and in 2010 helped form and charter
the Pvt. Napoleon Bonaparte Ponton Camp 2179 and serves as Camp Commander.
111 Berryman Court
Smithfield, VA 23430
Work Cell: 757-334-6081
is a native Floridian. He has lived in Virginia since he was stationed
here in 1983 in the US Navy. He joined the Stonewall Camp #380 in Portsmouth
in 1993 and helped charter the Tom Smith Camp #1702 in Suffolk in 1995.
He has been a member of the Isle of Wight Avengers Camp #14 in Smithfield
since 2007. He is a Life Member of the Virginia Division and is currently
in his third term as Commander of Camp #14. Tony is married to Annette
and has three sons that are also members of Camp #14.
154 N. Main Street
Culpeper, VA 22701
Culver spent his early years in Alexandria, VA. He graduated with a BS
in Economics and later earned an MBA from Marymount University. Gerry
is a SCV member of the Robert E. Lee Camp and a member of the MOSB The
Immortal 600 Camp.
He is married to
Jill and they have four children. They live in Culpeper, VA where Gerry
has owned his business for over twenty years. Gerry enjoys bicycling,
hiking, shooting sports and reading all types of books.
166 Spoon Court
Yorktown, VA 23693
Chiesa is a native of Newport News and has been a very active member
in several area Civil War Associations. A member of the Portsmouth
Civil War Round Table and Stars and Bars Order, Fred is instrumental
in the efforts of the Jefferson Davis Committee and has also served
three times as the 1st Lt. Commander in the SCV Stonewall Camp 380.
Today he service as the Virginia Division Quartermaster. His father,
Aldo Chiesa, was a founding member of the North South Skirmish Association,
and Fred attended most of the Civil War Centennial Celebrations. An
author of several local Civil War articles, Fred has become an acclaimed
speaker on a wide range of topics including the Jefferson Davis Monument
in Richmond, the Confederate Monument in Portsmouth, the Grand Camp
of Virginia with the Early Virginia Sons of Confederate Camp, Confederate
currency, as well as Confederate stamps. Fred Chiesa has worked for
the Norfolk Naval Shipyard for 34 years and currently lives in Yorktown
with his wife Ginger Chiesa; they have three children. Fred has also
spent 8 years as a lead umpire with the Virginia District 7 Little
League Association and a former member of Boy Scout Troop 143.
6 Adam Court
Fredericksburg, VA 22405
was born in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, on Duke Street, and moved
to Southeast Washington, DC, and then later to Silver Spring, Maryland,
at an early age. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in history
at Mars Hill College in Madison County, North Carolina. After college
graduation, Michael moved back to Silver Spring where he started his
Government career working at the Department of the Interior and is
now employed at the Federal Transit Administration of the U.S. Department
of Transportation in Washington, DC. He has been interested in Confederate
history since age 5. Michael joined the SCV in December 2006, serving
Stringfellow Camp # 822 of Fairfax, Virginia, as Chaplain from 2007
to 2008. After moving to Falmouth, Virginia, he transferred to Major
General Fitzhugh Lee Camp # 1805 where he served as Adjutant from 2009
to 2010 and as Commander from 2011 to present. Michael is a Life Member
of the Virginia Division and is part of the Virginia Division Speakers
Bureau. He has served as a Deacon at three Churches and is a Sunday
School Bible Teacher.
10805 Brewster Court
Richmond, VA 23233-1909
Home Phone: 804-967-9007
Work Phone: 804-692-3572 or 3777
in Clanton, Alabama, he graduated from Chilton County High School, the
University of Montevallo (B.A.), and the University of Alabama (M.L.S.).
A member of the SCV since 1995, he is the Past Adjutant/Treasurer and
current Commander of J.E.B. Stuart Camp 1343.
Heritage Defense Coordinator
Heritage Defense Coordinator
4495 Nanney's Creek Court
Virginia Beach, VA 23457
was born in Norfolk Virginia and resided in Princess Anne County up until
it became today's modern day City of Virginia Beach in 1961 where he
is still a resident. He is a member of the local SCV Camp in Virginia
Beach, Princess Anne SCV Camp # 484 where he has held several offices
including Camp Commander. He is also Past Commander of the Virginia Division's
1st Brigade, a position he held from 2010-2012. He is the Author of "Princess
Anne County Virginia; it's Contributions & Sacrifices to the War
Between the States", for which he has received the UDC's highest
awards, the Jefferson Davis Historical Gold Medal Award, and the Judah
P. Benjamin Award. He is also the recipient of several Camp and Division
Awards, and is a life member of both the Virginia Division, and International
Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Past Div Cmdr
360 Dillon Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Native Son of Virginia, Mike was born in Roanoke. He lived in Cave Spring
until his family moved to Virginia Beach in 1983 where he still resides.
As a member of the Princess Anne Camp #484, he has held several offices,
including Camp Commander. He has received numerous awards at the Camp,
Division and National levels including the Division's highest honor,
the Commonwealth Cup. Mike served as the Division Archivist from April
2006 to January 2007, the Division Adjutant from January 2007 to April
2010 and the Division Commander from April 2010 to April 2012.
Past Div Cmdr
Past Div. Cmdr. (2008-2010)
1206 Confederate Drive
Locust Grove, VA 22508
in Cheverly, Maryland. Lived in the Upper Marlboro area all his life
until he moved to Locust Grove, VA in November of 2000. He was a previous
camp commander of the Maryland Line CSA Camp in Upper Marlboro, the
Maj. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee Camp in Spotsylvania, VA, and the Capt. William
L. Day Camp in Locust Grove, VA. John held the position of 2nd Lt.
Cmdr. of the Maryland Division and received a SCV Meritorious Service
Award in August of 1996. In April of 2000, John was awarded the Haskins-Claggett
Award, the Maryland Division SCV's most prestigious award, and in August
of 2000, he was presented with a Distinguished Service Medal from Commander
in Chief Rick Griffin. John is a life member of the Sons of Confederate
Veterans, served as the 1st Lt. Commander of the Virginia Division
from 2006-2008, the Virginia Division Commander from 2008-2010, and
is currently the Commander of the Rev. Beverly Tucker Lacy Camp #2141
in Locust Grove, VA.