2018 MEETING DATES

(All meetings at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines, Room 1604, except as noted)

October 5th

Columbia College Chicago Professor Douglas Reichert Powell will tell the story of Maj. Jedidiah Hotchkiss, ‘Stonewall’s Mapmaker,’ whose cartographic work (preserved in the Geography and Map collection of the Library of Congress) is credited as a significant factor in Stonewall Jackson’s string of military victories in 1862. Bring any military maps in your collection for display!

October 19-20

The 44th Annual MMSI Chicago Show!

CLICK HERE OR ON THE LINK ABOVE FOR SHOW INFORMATION, TO RESERVE YOUR ROOM

AND TO PURCHASE TICKETS FOR THE MMSI DINNER

November 9th (2nd Friday of the month)

Topic TBA

 

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Joe Berton, Vice-President (joeberton21@yahoo.com)

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Tom Surlak, Treasurer (tomsur@aol.com)

Dick Pielin, Membership Chairman & Scabbard editor emeritus (rpielin@sbcglobal.net)

Pat Vess, MMSI Show Chairman (pat@livezey.net)

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Webmasters: Jim DeRogatis and Bob SarnowskiThe story of Maj. Jedidiah Hotchkiss, ‘Stonewall’s Mapmaker,’ whose cartographic work (preserved in the Geography and Map collection of the Library of Congress) is credited as a significant factor in Stonewall Jackson’s string of military victories in 1862."