2015 Convention

Updates

Registration Packet – Includes registration form, schedule, and luncheon presentation.

Ancestor Badge Order Form – The top two bars are included as part of the member’s registration.

If one choses to memorialize an ancestor, the ancestor’s or ancestors’ name or names, will be listed in the program as well as the member receiving an additional bar listing the ancestor’s name and unit as illustrated in the below photo: Captain James Jackson, Co E, 45th Alabama.

If one chooses to memorialize more than one ancestor, the names will be listed and additional bars provided.

Each ancestor memorialized will be done at a price of $15.00 each.

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Ancestor Badge – click image for full size.

The Forrest Cavalry Corps breakfast – The price will be determined by that organization and will be collected at the door.

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78th Annual General Convention
Thursday, July 9 through Saturday July 11, 2015

Plan on arriving Wednesday or Thursday and leaving Sunday, July 12.

The convention will be held at the Monaco Hotel in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, George Washington’s hometown and Robert E. Lee’s boyhood home. The Monaco offers free shuttle service to and from Ronald Reagan National Airport about four miles away. The hotel stands on the site of the Marshall House famous for one of the first hostile encounters of the War for Southern Independence.

We have obtained a special rate for the convention.

To obtain that rate, execute the following steps:

  1. Go to their website
  2. Click on Reservations
  3. Select your dates
  4. Key in 11580104146 in the Meeting/Group Code block
  5. Click on the button Check Availability
  6. You will be taken to our exclusive reservation page

The Washington area is loaded with history and places to visit. Consider coming early or staying late to take advantage of the many attractions here. If you make your reservations early, the special rate will extend pre- and post-convention as well, if rooms are available.

And be sure to check out the unique Doggie Yappy Hour held every Thursday night in the courtyard of the Monaco.

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