Culpeper Minute     Men Chapter

 

Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution

 

The MUSTER CALL

 

V.XV, No.12     Serving Virginia’s Piedmont   December 2005


 

 

 

 

Next Meeting

January 21, 2006

 

 

Saturday, January 21, 2006 is the next chapter meeting.  It will be held at the Best Western In Culpeper.  Meeting will start at 11:30.  Everyone will order off the menu.  Main business at this meeting will be the induction of new officers.

 

 

Dues

 

If you have not done so, please pay your dues.  Dues must be at VASSAR by December 1st.  As of this writing approximately one third of chapter members have not paid their dues.

 

 

The next Muster Call will be sent out the week of December 19th.  It will include pictures and notes from three different events, the November meeting, the DAR/SAR luncheon and the Commemoration of the Battle of Great Bridge.  A Muster call will not be sent out January 1st 2006.

 

 

COMMEMORATION OF THE BATTLE OF GREAT BRIDGE

 

The commemoration will be held on Saturday, December

10, 2005 in the Depot meeting rooms. The Depot is located at the east end of East Davis Street in downtown Culpeper.  Below is a schedule of activities:

 

9:45AM..Symbolic march from the Courthouse to the Depot

 

10:00AM..Dr. John Sinks presents formation of the Battalion, march to Great Bridge & Norfolk

 

10:25AM..Past President General Larry McClanahan presents Captain William McClanahan and            the “Fighting Baptists”

 

10:45AM..Todd Post presents history of the 2d Virginia Regiment at Great Bridge and later battles.

Bryan Kennedy presents the Revolutionary War Continental Line Soldier

 

12:15PM..Powerpoint presentation of Revolutionary War memories in Culpeper

 

12:30PM..The role of the rifleman including a firing demonstration

 

The program will be repeated commencing at 1:00PM

 

Ladies from the Culpeper Minute Men Chapter, DAR and the Fauquier Court House Chapter, DAR are assisting greatly in putting this program together and we are most thankful to them. The Col. Fielding Lewis and Thomas Jefferson Chapters of the SAR are also supporting us.

 

Todd Post and Bryan Kennedy are members of the re-enactor 2d Virginia Regiment organization.

 

This program has received the support of the Culpeper Department of Tourism and is on their web site. Please show your support for this endeavor by attending.

 

 

CMM SAR Chapter Officers and Committee Chairmen

 

President

Jerry Hubbard, djhubbard@adelphia.net

(540)825-5343

1st Vice President

Dominic Lay (540)661-3315

2nd Vice President

Al White (540)635-2569

Secretary

Francis Lay (540)948-5297

Treasurer

Thad Hartman (703)753-2662

Registrar

Paul Bess, Jr. (540)622-2678

Chaplain

Jake Lay (703)858-7286

Historian

Mike E. Lyman, Sr. (804)436-0206

Awards Co-Chairman

Jerry Hubbard (540)825-5343

Dominic Lay (540)661-3315

Boy Scout Chairman

Lon Lacey

Graves Registration Chairman

Thad Hartman (703)752-2662

JROTC Chairman

Al White (540) 635-2569

Veterans Affairs Chairman

Frank R. White, III (304) 262-9261

Membership & Publicity Chairman

Jim Bayne (540)825-3557

Web Site Manager

Lennie Cowherd

Muster Call Editor

Jerry Hubbard (540)825-5343

Send comments/articles/address changes 5 days before end of month to:

Editor, the Muster Call

Jerry Hubbard

200 Elmwood Drive

Culpeper, VA 22701-4028

540-825-5343

djhubbard@adelphia.net

 

See the Chapter web site at http://cmmsar.com