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  • 2012 Convention 

    Click on the "2012convention" link on this page to view the photos. All photos in this series are by Sheila Williamson of Galveston, Texas.

  • 2012 Convention Report 

    SAN ANTONIO CONVENTION 2012 DRAWS A NEW LINE IN THE SAND The 75th Diamond Jubilee Military Order of the Stars and Bars Annual Convention was carried off in…

  • 2013 Convention 

    (click image to view in full size) For more information - http://harrisonscv.com/registration.html

  • 2015 Convention 

    Updates Registration Packet - Includes registration form, schedule, and luncheon presentation. Ancestor Badge Order Form - The top two bars are included as…

  • 2017 Convention 

    These links are to PDF documents for the 2017 Convention in Wilmington, North Carolina. Information Packet Convention Registration

  • About Us 

    "Everyone should do all in his power to collect and disseminate the truth, in the hope that it may find a place in history and descend to posterity. History is…

    • Committees 

      COMMITTEES CHAIRMAN EDUCATION COMMITTEE Toni Turk Nate Maas John Echols Gerald W Waldrop Richard Rhone CHAPLAIN CORP…

    • Department Officers 

      Army of Northern Virginia ANV Commander Larry T. Brown 1106 Gretchen Lane Greensboro, NC 27410 336-292-4690 ANV Executive…

    • Inspiration 

      The Military Order of The Stars and Bars is not just a group of men descended from those who were somehow connected to some long-forgotten war mentioned in…

      • Defending Our Heritage 

        Some Thoughts on the Order and Defending our Heritage Stephen Clay McGehee May 2011 Like most organizations, MOS&B has a constitution, bylaws,…

      • Lee 2011 

        PDF Version REMARKS given by HON. RICHARD BENDER ABELL 22 January 2011 United States Capitol Crypt before the statue and on the occasion of the celebratio…

    • Past Commanders 

      Past Commanders-in-Chief / Commanders-General (Living) (2008-2010) 1125 Cumberland Rd Chattanooga, TN 37419 (2006-2008) Philip…

    • State Societies & Links 

      The below link contains a list of all State Societies and the appropriate contacts. It also contains a list of all Chapters, with contacts. If you need to…

    • Visitor Map 

      This Visitor Map was activated on 07/09/2011. Totals are from that date forward, and a 30-day rolling total after that. The counts do not include “bots” or…

    • Web Site 

      We are always looking for photos and articles about MOS&B events and activities. Here are some general guidelines that will be helpful in preparing…

  • Activities & News 

    The local chapters are the backbone of the Military Order of The Stars and Bars. In this section, we spotlight the activities of local chapters. These…

    • Calendar 

      Calendar of events - scroll down for more. Please use the Contact form to let us know of events that should be added. Please include any applicable links or…

    • Coming Events 

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    • Confederate Heritage Month 

      Submitted by: David W. Myers 8117 Adjutant St. John Richardson Liddell 271

    • Local Activities 

      Local Activities Announcements Listed in Date Order January 22, 2012 Lee-Jackson Day Dinner Lovers not just of history but of fine food, warm…

    • News Briefs 

      This page is for urgent items of interest to MOS&B members. When an item is added, it will usually also be included in the "News and Notes" section on the…

  • Ancestors 

    As an ancestry-based organization, the Military Order of The Stars and Bars carefully tracks and maintains the records of those persons under which our members…

    • Ancestor Photos 

      Captain John Keais Hoyt (1840-1912) an NC native who was in Mobile, AL when Sumter fell. He enlisted in the Mobile Rifles which became K Company, Third…

    • Biographies & Photos 

      The Ancestor biographies and photos are in the process of being converted into PDF documents. Estimated completion of this project is late January. Only a…

    • Collaterals 

      The Military Order of the Stars and Bars accepts collateral relationships for membership in the Order. Many are descended from an eligible ancestor, but are…

  • Awards Program 

    Annual National Awards are presented once a year at the National Convention. Most are submitted by a member of the GEC, Departmental Commanders or Society…

    • Gen. Thomas Jackson Award Medal 

      In the Winter 2000 issue of the “Officers Call”, the membership in our Society was issued a challenge to adopt a Confederate officer’s grave and to…

    • Real Great Great Grandson Medal 

      Real Grandson Medal The Real Grandson Medal may be presented to a real documented linear grandson of a documented Confederate Veteran. Application must…

    • War Service Medal 

      Southern Cross of Military Service This Medal is presented to an active member of the Military Order of Stars and Bars who has served honorably in our…

  • Classified Ads 

    This Classified Ad section is ONLY for current members of MOS&B.

  • Contact Us 

    State and Chapter contacts may be found on the State and Chapter Contact List. Our email address is headquarters@militaryorderofthestarsandbars.org Our…

  • Docs 

    Most MOSB documents and forms can be downloaded from this site in PDF format. Forms and Reports are available in the MOSB Forms & Reports section.

    • Chapter Handbook 

      The MOSB Chapter Handbook can be dowloaded by clicking on the link below. The Handbook is in PDF format. MOSB_Chapter_Handbook - Revised May_2010 The…

    • Consent Form 

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    • Flag Etiquette 

      The Code of Confederate Flag Etiquette was adopted by the Military Order of The Stars and Bars in July 2011. It is designed as a guide for those who respect…

    • MOSB Forms & Reports 

      These forms are in PDF format. For a membership application form, please go to the Join Us page. General Forms Annual Report - Chapter Annual…

  • FAQ 

    Frequently Asked Questions • When was the Military Order of The Stars and Bars first organized? We have a brief history of the MOS&B on the About…

  • GEC Business - Restricted Page 

    Current Business - Nomination of Professor James I. Robertson Gentlemen: I have the packet assembled to nominate Professor James I Robertson for an…

  • International 

    The Military Order of The Stars and Bars has grown well beyond the borders of these united States. Perhaps the greatest symbol of the international nature of…

  • John Esten Cooke Fiction Award 

    The John Esten Cooke Fiction Award is given annually to encourage writers of fiction to portray characters and events dealing with the War Between the States,…

  • Join Us 

    Membership in the Military Order of the Stars & Bars is limited to male descendants, either lineal or collateral, of the officers who served honorably in…

  • Member Services 

    Membership Services of the Military Order of The Stars and Bars include: Awards Programs Forms and Reports used by the MOSB Officer's Call magazine -…

    • Officer's Call Magazine 

      Officer's Call is the official journal of the Military Order of The Stars and Bars. Clicking on this link will bring up a list of available issues. To…

    • The Last Commission 

      The Military Order of The Stars and Bars exists because of the work, the honor, and the sacrifices made by those who came before us. This page exists as a…

  • MOS&B Classified Ads 

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  • MOS&B History 

    An Assortment of Items from the Archives 1965 application form. (courtesy of John Aaron) 1965 application form. (courtesy of John Aaron)

  • New Member Page 

    Congratulations on your membership in the Military Order of the Stars and Bars. By joining you have become the successor of those Officers and descendants who…

  • Newsletters 

    In addition to Officer's Call, the national MOS&B newsletter, many state societies and local chapters publish their own newsletters. Chapter and Society…

  • Other Items 

    These are downloadable items that do not easily fit into one of the other categories. Membership Services Fee Schedule

  • Poll 

    A Standard Method for Folding Confederate Flags In July 2011, the Military Order of The Stars and Bars adopted the Code of Confederate Flag Etiquette as the…

  • Programs 

    The Programs & Services of the Military Order of The Stars and Bars include: Ancestors Conventions Real Sons, Grand-sons, etc. Various Service…

    • Past Conventions 

      2012 Convention - San Antonio, Texas Information from the 2012 Annual Convention will be added soon. 2011 Convention - Jacksonville, Florida The 2011…

    • Real Sons 

      Last Name First Name Location CRANE CALVIN ROANOKE, VA HAMM CLIFFORD BLAIR GASTONIA, NC YANCEY MIKE Y. CORDOVA, TN Update…

  • Scholarship Program 

    Military Order of the Stars and Bars Scholarship Program The Military Order of Stars and Bars has established a college scholarship program for genealogicall…

    • Apply Now for Scholarships 

      MOS&B SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION AND APPLICATION FORM ELIGIBILITY: Applicants, for a MOS&B Scholarship, must be a genealogically proven descendant of a…

  • Service Programs 

    The Service Programs of the Military Order of The Stars and Bars include: Endowments & Grants Program Literary Awards Scholarship Program Teacher…

    • Confederate Legacy Endowment Fund 

      Shortly after the war for Southern Independence was over, the patriotic women of the South banded together to care for their honored dead by moving them from…

    • Literary Awards 

      2012 Award Winners 2012 D.H. Freeman History Award "The Perfect Lion: The Life & Death of Confederate Artillerist John Pelham" 2012 Basil Duke…

      • Douglas Southall Freeman History Award 

        The Douglas Southall Freeman History Award is given for the best published book of high merit in the field of Southern history beginning with the colonial…

      • General Basil W. Duke Literary Award 

        The General Basil W. Duke Award is given to encourage the re-issuance of out-of-print books that accurately present history of the War for Southern Independence…

      • Past Literary Award Winners 

        2012 Award Winners Beyond the Wood by Michael J. Roueche, 2012 Winner of the John Esten Cooke Fiction Award "An anything-but-simple story of treachery,…

  • Sesquicentennial 

    The Sesquicentennial of the War for Southern Independence commemorates the passing of 150 years since our ancestors gallantly defended their homeland against…

  • Site Map 

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  • Store 

    The MOS&B Store is housed on a separate web site. Please click here to go to the MOS&B Web Store.

  • Subscribe 

    The Military Order of The Stars and Bars uses email as a way to keep the membership informed and, at the same time, keep the costs down. Each issue of…

  • Videos 

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  • Web Store Note 

    The MOS&B web store is now open, but shipping some items may be delayed. The items are being inventoried and photographed for a web store update. If you need…

  • Welcome to the Military Order of the Stars and Bars 

    Please download this notice and post it everywhere. Click here for information on the convention in Wilmington, NC, and start planning now to attend.…