Category archives: Events

2016 National Encampment News – UPDATE – Hotel now accepting reservations!

The Abraham Lincoln Hilton Hotel is now accepting reservations for the 2016 National Encampment in Springfield, Illinois. The Direct line to the hotel is 217-544-8800 and the National Reservation phone # is 866-788-1860, which is a free call. It is your choice who you would like to call. The rate is 106.00 not including taxes. If you have any problems, or have ANY concerns about reservations or the hotel facilities, or have additional questions regarding the National Encampment please contact Br. Jim Crane via e-mail at

Please stay tuned for more information regarding the 2016 National Encampment in Springfield, Illinois.

Remembrance Day 2014

Remembrance Day 2014 will take place Saturday, November 15, 2014 at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Several events will take place throughout the day, including the nation’s largest Civil War parade, and end with the Original Civil War Ball at the Wyndham Hotel. For additional details and a full slate of events held that day please click here (pdf).

National Encampment at Marietta (Aug 14-17, 2014)


In August 2014 the National Encampment comes to Georgia! Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Siege of Atlanta, the 2014 National Encampment site will be in Marietta, a suburb of Atlanta and the site of Marietta National Cemetery and the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain. This will be the first time a National Encampment will be held in Georgia.

There is a separate website dedicated to the National Encampment. Click here to visit the National Encampment website. Click here for a pre-registration form. Click here for a registration form for the 2014 Sons of Veteran Reserve Encampment Breakfast.