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Camp Roster : 1960 - Published on March 9, 2019
...Membership increased only slightly in 1960 (up from 52 members to 55). The Camp officers remained the same. As the Centennial years (1961, 1965) approached, efforts to co, ordinate activities with The United Daughters of the Confederacy, National and State Centennial Commissions, the State Historical Society of Missouri, the Missouri Historical Society, and the newly formed St. Louis Civil War Round Table intensified. Every effort was being made to insure that the Southern Cause would be represe...
Gene Dressel
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Camp Roster : 1959 - Published on March 9, 2019
...In 1959 there was a significant change in the Camp leadership as William L. Atwood was elected Commander. He brought with him a whole new staff of officers: William L. Atwood, Commander  Hall Wingfield, 1st Lt. Commander  Herbert C. Phillips Jr, 2nd Lt. Commander  Alexander C. Nivin, Adjutant  Phil Brumbaugh, Treasurer  Cyril Clemens, Quartermaster  W. William Dalton, Judge Advocate  John C. Mosby III, Color Sergeant  George W. Tucker, Historian...
Gene Dressel
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Camp Roster : 1958 - Published on March 9, 2019
...     The Camp lost another of its long time supporters in 1958 when Francis Marion Curlee passed away on March 17th. He too was 81 years old when he died. Herbert C. Phillips was elected  Commander, and there were several significant changes in the other offices:  Herbert C. Phillips Commander Kirkwood, Mo. F. Dudley Petrie 1st Lt. Commander Pierce Bldg A. C. Abbott 2nd Lt. Commander Congress Hotel ...
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Camp Roster : 1957 - Published on March 9, 2019
...     1957 saw very few changes in either the administration or membership of the Camp. Charles Via was re-elected Commander and the membership had stabilizes at 52 members. The only change in officers was that Hall N. Wingfield took Fred Niemeyer’s place as Camp Quartermaster. The Camp lost one of its long time members in 1957 when Joseph Mullen passed away on March 19th of that year. He was 81 years old and an active Camp member til his last days. He had served as Camp Comm...
Gene Dressel
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Camp Roster : 1956 - Published on March 9, 2019
...     1956 saw a new administration in place and a few changes in Camp officers. Charles Stuart Via became Camp Commander for the first time. He was to serve in this position several more times throughout the years. Carl P. Daniel  was elected 1st Lieutenant Commander, Herbert Curlee Phillips Jr. was elected Adjutant (he would become Commander in 1958), Carl P. Daniel Jr. became treasurer, and Frederic L. Niemeyer became Quartermaster (he had been Camp Commander in 1948). Wyli...
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Camp Roster : 1955 - Published on March 9, 2019
...William W. Crowdas 506 Olive St Commander Lorraine Jones 309 Merchants Exchange Bldg 1st Lt. Commander Wylie Creel 5560 Pershing 2nd Lt. Commander Charles S. Via Kirkwood, Mo Adjutant Herbert Curlee Phillips Jr 1001 Washington Blvd Treasurer C. Peyton Daniel Pierce Bldg Quartermaster Walter C. Rawls Jr. Boatman’s Bank Bldg Judge Advocate Dr. Drew Luten...
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Camp Roster : 1954 - Published on March 9, 2019
...     On January 18th, 1954 Sterling Price Camp #145 celebrated their 55th Annual Lee - Jackson Memorial Dinner. The event was once again held at the Winston-Churchill Hotel in St. Louis. The hotel was located just north of the present St. louis Regional Medical Center, near DeBaliviere and Delmar. This year the guest speaker was the Honorable John M. Dalton, Attorney General for the State of Missouri. Mr. Dalton was also a member of Sterling Price Camp at this time. A roster for t...
Gene Dressel
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Camp Roster : 1950-1953 - Published on March 9, 2019
...     No reports were found for the years, 1950, 1951, and 1952. On January 21st, 1953 Sterling Price Camp #145 held their Annual Lee - Jackson Memorial Dinner at the Winston - Churchill Hotel located at the intersection of Belt and Cabanne Avenues. The event had been held here in 1952 also. Their guest speaker was Reverend H. Louis Patrick, pastor of the Westminister Presbyterian Church, who spoke on General Robert E. Lee. Rev. Patrick had recently moved to St. Louis from Charlott...
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Camp Roster : 1948-1949 - Published on March 9, 2019
...1948 In 1948 Compatriot Frederick Lawson Niemeyer was elected Commander of Sterling Price Cap #145, and Paul Knabe was elected Adjutant. Mr. Knabe went on to become Camp Commander in 1953 and again in 1963. By 1948 the membership had dropped to 54 (down from 65 in 1947). The entire Missouri Division consisted of only three Camps by this time; #145 Sterling Price - St. Louis, #633 Geo. M. Francisco - Marshall, MO., and #310 Francis M. Cockrell - Kansas City, MO.    1949 In 194...
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Camp Roster : 1947 - Published on March 9, 2019
...     No reports were found for the World War II era, but in 1947 a Camp roster indicated that, of the 114 members listed in 1939, 47 were still active and 18 more had been added. This made for a total of 65 members as of December 1, 1947. Some, such as Compatriot Chilton Atkinson, had been members of Sterling Price Camp #145 for almost 50 years, and had served in other prominent positions within the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Many had served in the military during World War II,...
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Camp Roster : 1939 - Published on March 9, 2019
...On August 18, 1939 a very interesting list was circulated that contained the names of 114 members of the Sterling Price Camp #145. It contained not only current (1939) members, but also names of those who had served in the past. Some of these men had passed away by this time, and the list is by no means complete. Included were 23 Camp #145 Commanders who had either served in the past, or would serve in the near future. Their St. Louis  addresses, and occasionally places of business wer...
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Contact Us - Published on March 9, 2019
...If you are interested in our camp, send us a message and we'll try to get back to you as soon as possible!   à , à , à , à , Your Name à , à , à , à , à , à , Email Address à , à , à , à , à , à , Message à , à , à , à , à , à , à , à , à , à ,...
Monthly Meetings - Published on March 8, 2019
...     We meet once a month (except in June, July and August where we have no meetings). Our meetings are times where fellow members can share information about their ancestors, their current historical research, or some newly found Confederate heritage site (topics ranging from the recent discovery of the Confederate troopship, CSS Kentucky, "The Invasion of Camp Jackson", or a battlefield  account by a St. Louis area Confederate soldier). Many of our members are re-...
100 Years of Price Camp History : 1899-1999 - Published on March 8, 2019
...     We all have a natural curiosity about our past. It’s a universal trait in historical organizations such as ours. We are all enthralled and absorbed with reminiscences of the “Lost Cause”, and the impact that this watershed event had on our American culture. We all enjoy pondering how things might have been, if only a few things were changed. For instance: What if, “Stonewall” Jackson would have been at Gettysburg; or, what if....Captain Nathaniel...
Gene Dressel
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The Southern Cross : Price Camp Newsletter - Published on March 8, 2019
...The Newsetter for Price Camp #145...
Our Mission - Published on March 8, 2019
...     We hope our website is not only educational but enjoyable as well. We believe Confederate heritage is one part of America's diversity which must be preserved. This includes educating the public about the ethnic diversity that existed in the Confederate ranks. Since Confederate veterans and their descendants include individuals from all races, we invite all male descendants regardless of skin color, ethnicity, and creed to join us in protecting the memory of the Confederat...
Contact Us - Published on March 8, 2019
...     Please feel free to send us a message if you have questions or comments about our camp. To do so, just use the chat widget in the lower right hand corner of the screen. As soon as possible, one of the officers will try to get back you. Camp Officers and Officials:  Commander - Ray Cobb First Lt. Commander - Bill Napier Second Lt. Commander - Robert Kennedy Sgt. at Arms - Dan Maltman Adjutant - Chuck Knight Historian - Gene Dressel Chaplain - James England News...
Join Us - Published on March 8, 2019
...     If you are a male descendant of a soldier or sailor who fought for the Confederacy, we need you to help us preserve the memory and reputation of the Confederate soldier. The motives for his suffering and sacrifice are consciously distorted by some in an attempt to alter history. Unless the descendants of Southern soldiers resist those efforts, a unique part of our nation's cultural heritage will cease to exist. Furthermore, we actively condemn racism and bigotry of all fo...
2019 - 2020 Calendar of Events - Published on March 8, 2019
...Subscribe to Our Calendar Using Your Phone, Tablet, or Computer   Sunday Sep 15 2019, Gen. Price Birthday Celebration 12:00 PM @ the Opera House in Pacific, MO Food can be preorderd (by Aug 24) and a Bluegrass Band will be Available Reserve your seats by Aug 24 if you would like to attend. Click here for Details   Camp Meeting on Saturday Oct 5, 2019 at 12:30 PM 12:30 PM Social Time 1:00 PM Meeting   Camp Meeting on Saturday Nov 2,&nb...
Welcome to Sterling Price Camp No. 145 - Published on March 8, 2019
...***Attention All SCV Members!  Please join us on September 15, 2019 in Pacific, MO for a celebration of General Sterling Price!  Click here for Details! ***      Our camp is the second oldest camp in the SCV and the oldest camp west of the Mississippi.  We were founded in 1899.  Read about the first 100 years of our camp history.      Our camp meets once a month except for June, July and August.   More information about our m...
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