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Tracy Clary

E-Mail Commander
Tracy Clary

L. Tracy Clary
P.O. Box 838
Lawrenceville, VA 23868
Cell: 434-774-4341

Tracy 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.

Photo of Tony Griffin

E-Mail 1st Lt. Cmdr.
Tony Griffin

Tony Griffin
1st Lt. Commander
111 Berryman Court
Smithfield, VA 23430
Home: 757-357-9238
Cell: 757-617-9985
Work Cell: 757-334-6081

Tony 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.

Everette Ellis

E-Mail 2nd Lt. Cmdr.
Everette Ellis

Everette Ellis
2nd Lt. Commander
620 N. James Street
Ashland, VA 23005
Phone: 804-357-9231

Everette is a Native Richmonder and a Marine Corps veteran with Vietnam service and is a retired Bell Atlantic Engineer. He has two sons and six grand kids. He joined the Sons of Confederate Veterans in 2000 and held many and varied offices including Camp Commander, Lt. Commander, Quartermaster, and now currently the Color Sargent of the Hanover Dragoons Camp #827. Everette is the Immediate past 2nd Brigade Commander and currently serves as the Chair and Treasurer of the Jefferson Davis Memorial Committee. He is also a member of 4 other Division Committees.

Tim Hamilton

E-Mail Inspector
Tim Hamilton

Tim Hamilton

233 Arrowhead Drive
Madison Heights, VA 24572
Phone: 434-238-3267

Tim 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.

Ted Crockett

E-Mail Adjutant
Ted Crockett

Ted Crockett
188 Melody Lane
Lynchburg, VA 24504
Phone: 434-993-3099

Ted was born in Norfolk but grew up in York County and has lived in Virginia his entire life. He retired from Amoco’s Yorktown refinery after 27 years as a process operator. Since retirement he has taken American Sign Language classes at Gallaudet University in Washington D.C. and worked in the Hampton, Newport News and Norfolk public school systems interpreting various classes for deaf students. After his wife Sharon retired, they moved to the country in Central Virginia in 2005 to relax and spend time with their 5 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. But then he joined the Appomattox Courthouse Rangers’ Camp #1733 in 2007 and has been very busy ever since. Ted is a charter member of the Pvt. Napoleon Ponton Camp #2179 and serves as the Judge Advocate of the camp. Ted also served as the 5th Brigade Commander for the past 3 years.

Bill Graham

E-Mail Treasurer
Bill Graham

Bill Graham
P.O. Box 605
Orange, VA 22960
Home: 540-672-4816


Bill is from Augusta County, Virginia, but grew up in Fauquier County. After graduating from Roanoke College in 1969, he worked in manufacturing for three years before joining the Virginia Department of Taxation as a field agent. Bill eventually became an auditor and spent thirty eight years with the Tax Department before retiring in 2010. Along the way he learned to play the five-string banjo and in his spare time built banjos, gave lessons, and played in a bluegrass band. He is married to Nancy Napier of Albemarle County. In 1989, Bill joined SCV with the Trevilian Station Camp in Louisa. Two years later the Kemper-Fry-Strother camp was formed in Madison, VA, and he transferred there and has served as Commander for five years, in addition to being First and Second Lt. Commander several times, and Newsletter Editor for twelve years. In 2011 Bill was elected to the position of Fourth Brigade Commander, holding that position until becoming Division Treasurer in January 2015. In his spare time he serves as Major in the Third Regiment, Army of Northern Virginia Reenactors. Bill has been a reenactor since 1988.

Fred Chiesa

E-Mail Quartermaster
Fred Chiesa

Fred Chiesa
1732 Haden Martin Road
Palmyra, VA 22963-5192
Cell: 434-221-0984

Fred 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, and as Commander of SCV Stonewall Camp 380. 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 36 years. He currently retired and lives in Fluvanna County with his wife Ginger Chiesa; they have three children and six grand 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 and Christ Methodist Church in Newport News.

Ron Graves

E-Mail Chaplain
Ron Graves

Ronald T. Graves
838 Crymes Road
Keysville, VA 23947
Phone: 434-696-2202 or

Ron is a native Virginian, was born in Alexandria, and about 10 years later his parents moved to the Groveton area of Fairfax County where he finished grade school and high school. While in high school he met his future wife, they have been married for over 52 years. They have one daughter. Ron spent over 43 years in Law Enforcement, retired as a Sergeant with the Alexandria City Police Department with 37 years active duty. For three years afterwards, he served as firearms/range manager, and then three years as range instructor for the Prince William Co. Police Department. Ron and his family brought a small farm in the Nokesville area of Prince William in the mid 70ís. After retiring totally in 2006, he and his wife moved to Southside Virginia, where they purchased another farm. Ron first joined the Black Horse Camp in Warrenton, after moving he transferred his membership to the Charlotte County Grays. Ron is in his 3rd two year term as Camp Commander. Ron and his wife still hold their church membership in Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Alexandria. He has served on the church council and was Captain of an usher team for over 40 years. Ron has served as the 7th Brigade Commander for the past four years and has received the Stonewall Jackson Gold medal from the UDC.

E-Mail Archivist
Edwin Ray

J. Edwin Ray
10805 Brewster Court
Richmond, VA 23233-1909
Home Phone: 804-967-9007


Born 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.

Ken Parsons

E-Mail Heritage Defense Coordinator
Ken Parsons

Ken Parsons
Heritage Defense Coordinator
217 Sherwood Forest
Williamsburg, VA
Cell: 757-876-6967

Ken 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.

Michael Pullen

E-Mail Past Div Cmdr
Mike Pullen

J. Michael Pullen
3471 Sleepy Hole Road
Suffolk, VA 23435
Phone: 757-538-8717
Mike 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, Past Virginia Division Commander, 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.

Michael Rose

E-Mail Past Div Cmdr
Mike Rose

Michael A. Rose
360 Dillon Drive
Virginia Beach, VA  23452

A 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.

A complete list of past Division Commanders can be seen here.

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Dexter Oliver
2240 Cardiff Way
Richmond, Virginia 23236
Phone: 804-745-9441
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