The CONFEDERATE STAMP ALLIANCE sponsors an annual CSA Philatelic Convention and Exhibition held at various WSP Shows across the country. The CONFEDERATE STAMP ALLIANCE Convention and Exhibition is the major annual gathering of Confederate collectors and features spectacular exhibits of Confederate stamps and covers. The famous Southern Supper is a major philatelic event. Each year at the Southern Supper, the Confederate Stamp Alliance Awards are presented. These consist of the Haydn Myer Award (service to the Alliance), the CP Writers Award (best article in the Confederate Philatelist since the last convention), and the August Dietz Award (research and writing since the last convention). Click the award name to review a listing of past recipients. In addition to these three awards, the exhibitors at the convention are recognized with a series of various exhibiting awards the most prestigious being the CSA Trophy for the best Confederate Exhibit. The awards presentations are always a highlight of the Southern Supper.
The original inscribed plaque of the Haydn Meyer Award is on display at the APRL (American Philatelic Research Library) in the APS Match Factory Headquarters at Bellefonte, Pa. The archives of the Alliance were moved to the APRL in 2002 and are available for research and study.
26 OCT 2019 -- The 2021 Civil War Philatelic Society Convention was held 22-24 OCT 2021 in Tysons Corner, Virginia, in conjunction with the NAPEX 2021 Show. Click PHOTOS to see some pictures from the convention. The 75th Southern Supper was held Friday 22 OCT 2019 at the American Prime steak house with 41 members and guests in attendance and with President Larry Baum presiding. Thanks go to the convention host, Randy Smith, who planned and coordinated the entire event.
The following awards were presented:
Exhibits and Awards:
Our thanks to Tom Lera and Mike O'Reilly for judging the Confederate exhibits for the CSA awards.
Presentations given by CSA members --
CSA Generals in Attendance -- Gen John Kimbrough MD, Gen Rich Murphy, Gen Larry Baum, Gen Trish Kaufmann. Gen Jerry Palazolo, Gen Frank Crown, Gen Stefan Jaronski, Gen Deane Briggs MD.
The Annual General Membership Business Meeting was held Saturday 23 OCT 2021 with President Larry Baum presiding. The Alliance is strong financially. Sites of possible future meetings and conventions were announced with details to follow as they become available. John Walker of England was promoted to the honorary rank of General. He was not able to attend the convention, so his medal will be award at the next convention. A new slate of officers and trustees will take office 1 JAN 2022.The full report of the General Membership Meeting in cluding the voting results for the new slate of officers will appear in the next issue of The Civil War Philatelist in accordance with the By-Laws.
|1999 -- Sarasota, Fla||2000 -- Dallas, Tex||2001 -- Virginia Beach, Va|
|2002 -- Charlotte NC||2003 -- St. Louis, Mo||2004 -- Sarasota, Fla|
|2005 -- Tysons Corner, Va||2006 -- New York City||2007 -- Williamsburg, Va|
|2008 -- Charlotte NC||2009 -- Orlando, Fla||2010 -- Richmond, Va|
|2011 -- San Francisco, Ca||2012 -- Tysons Corner, Va||2013 -- Cleveland, Ohio|
|2014 -- Sarasota, Fla||2015 -- London, England||2016 -- St. Louis, Mo|
|2017 -- Richmond, Va||2018 -- Columbus, Ohio||2019 -- Sarasota, Fla|
|2020 -- Not Held||2021 -- Tysons Corner, Va|