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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 […] Read more

National Encampments

Number Year Dates Location 1st 1882 October 18 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 2nd 1883 August 6-7 Columbus, Ohio 3rd 1884 August 27-30 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

National Headquarters

The National Headquarters for the SUVCW is housed at the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The formation of the museum itself was largely through the organization and efforts of the SUVCW. On November 3, 1995, Commander-in-Chief David R. Medert and his Special Committee on the National Headquarters met with Mr. Stephen Reed, mayor […] Read more

Commander-in-Chief’s Message to the Membership #5/2017-2018

Commander-in-Chief Day made a commitment to have his agenda and communications to the membership transparent and open for all.  In accordance with that commitment, we’re posting his final message to the membership at this time.  More information about these items will be posted in the Proceedings of the National Encampment when available, and the minutes […] Read more

Mark R. Day

Commander-in-Chief (2017 – 2018) On August 12, 2017 in Lansing, Michigan, the 136th National Encampment, of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War elected Mark R. Day of Lynchburg, Virginia as their Commander-in-Chief. Mark, the son of Ronald and Henrietta Day, grew up in the small village of Red Hook, New York. He […] Read more

Dr. Ralph Sheldon

Commander-in-Chief 1907-1908 Commander-in-Chief Ralph Sheldon, M.D., was the oldest son of Dr. Andrew Flint Sheldon and Lucetta SalsBury, and was born in Pultneyville, New York, August 12, 1870. He graduated from Lyons Highs School in in 1888 and Albany Medical College in 1892. When he joined the Sons of Veterans is not known. However, he […] Read more

A. W. Jones

Commander-in-Chief 1899-1900 Asahel Wellington Jones was a farmer, lawyer, banker, Lt. Governor of Ohio and Past Commander-in-Chief (PCinC) of the Sons of Veterans, having been elected at the 18th National Encampment in Detroit in September 1899. He served as Ohio Department Commander in 1897. PCinC Jones was born September 18, 1838 in Johnstonville, Trumbull County, […] Read more

Frank Lyman Shepard

Commander-in-Chief 1898-1899 Frank Lyman Shepard was born in Barreyville, Henry County, Illinois, December 1867. He received his education at the village school, the college of Beloit, Wisconsin, and the Chicago College of Law from which he graduated in the year 1891. He taught school for a year and half and then took up the pratice […] Read more

William Edgar Bundy

Commander-in-Chief 1893-1894 William Edgar Bundy was the son of William Sanford Bundy who served in Company I, 18th Ohio Volunteer Infantry and later in Company G, 7th Ohio Voluteer Cavalry. He was wounded at the Battle of Bean Station, Tennessee and was mustered out of service in 1864 and died of his injuries in 1867. […] Read more

Marvin E. Hall

Commander-in-Chief 1892-1893 Marvin E. Hall, from Hillsdale, Michigan, was the first Brother from Michigan to become Commander-in-Chief of the Order. He was born in Calhoun County, Michigan, September 1, 1853. He was the youngest of the four children of Horace and Lucetta (Faurote) Hall; the mother, a native of New York State and of French […] Read more