Greater Tidewater Chapter

The Greater Tidewater (Virginia) Chapter is headquartered at the Virginia War Museum in Newport News, Virginia. The Virginia War Museum is also the official repository of the Company of Military Historians uniform collection. The Chapter was chartered by the CMH Board of Governors in September 2006. Beginning with ten dedicated CMH members the Chapter currently numbers over fifty members from a wide variety of military history related fields. The Chapter counts professional historians, active and retired military, museum professionals, writers, collectors, re-enactors, researchers, and miniaturists among its ranks. Chapter members come from throughout the greater Tidewater Virginia region.

The Chapter hosts a variety of events ranging from museum and battlefield tours, to member lectures and presentations. Upcoming events will include battlefield archaeology and cooperative events with other area militaria organizations. The Chapter meets bi-monthly depending on the type of event planned. The elected officers for 2011 are:

Gerald Roxbury - President
Craig Bell - Vice President
Marc Sammis - Adjutant
Richard Hoffeditz - Virginian War Museum Liaison

CMH – Tidewater Chapter 2011 Event Schedule

Feb. 19  Tour of Tredegar ‘American Civil War Center’, Richmond at 1100. 
May 7  Gerry Roxbury is hosting a tour of the MacArthur Memorial and the Hampton Roads Naval Museum in Norfolk.
Aug. 20 Craig Bell will host a tour of the Pamplin Park historic site, details will follow at a later date.
Oct. 1. Michael Moore will host and lead a van tour of the Yorktown Battlefield.  Details will follow at a later date.


Laurence Munnikhuysen or Gerald Roxbury


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