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Edward J. Norris

Commander-in-Chief (2019 – 2020) At the 138th National Encampment in Independence, Ohio, the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War elected Edward J. (Ed) Norris of Lancaster, Mass. as the 132nd Brother to hold the office of Commander-in-Chief. He is the 3rd Commander-in-Chief from the Willie Grout Camp 25, and 16th from the Department […] Read more

Remembrance Day 2018 Forms Available

Registration forms for the 2018 Remembrance Day activities are currently available on the Sons of Veterans Reserve site. The date is approaching fast, so get your registrations in as soon as possible! SVR HOMEPAGE

Remembrance Day 2017 Registration Forms Available

Registration forms for the 2017 Remembrance Day activities are currently available on the Sons of Veterans Reserve site. The date is approaching fast, so get your registrations in as soon as possible! SONS OF VETERANS RESERVE HOMEPAGE

Donald W. Shaw

Commander-in-Chief (2018 – 2019) Donald W. Shaw was elected to membership in the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil war on July 18, 1994. He joined the Order through the Governor Crapo Camp, No. 145 at Flint, Michigan. His Civil War roots extend to William M. Begole of the 23rd Michigan Infantry Regiment, through […] Read more

Internal Revenue Service: 2_27_02 Letter from the National Counselor

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Internal Revenue Service: Feb. 27, 2002 Letter from the National Counselor The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War and the Internal Revenue Service Several Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW) Brothers have called over the past few weeks with questions about charitable […] Read more

Eugene Mortorff

Commander-in-Chief (2015 – 2016) Commander-in-Chief Eugene G. Mortorff was born in 1954 near Gettysburg, PA. He joined the SUVCW in 1997 with the Department of the Chesapeake and was elected Commander-in-Chief at the 134th Annual National Encampment at Richmond, Virginia on August 22, 2015. He has been a member of four Camps in two SUVCW […] Read more

Special Announcement

THIS POST REMAINS FOR ARCHIVE PURPOSES ONLY – THESE ITEMS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE Past Commander-in-Chief Bud Atkinson discovered a treasure trove of old SUVCW and GAR items when going through old material of his own and his uncle. Bud donated those items to the SUVCW with the caveat that they be sold and the […] Read more

Lowell V. Hammer

Commander-in-Chief (1991 – 1992) Lowell Varner Hammer was elected Commander-in-Chief at the 110th National Encampment of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War held in Indianapolis, Indiana on August 11-14, 1991. Commander-in-Chief Hammer was born in Ligonier, Pennsylvania on February 20, 1928. He was educated in the public schools of Ligonier, Greensburg, and […] Read more

Tad D. Campbell

Commander-in-Chief (2014 – 2015) Past Commander-in-Chief Tad D. Campbell first joined the SUVCW in 1997 and became a life member in 2005. He was elected Commander-in-Chief at the 133rd Annual National Encampment at Marietta, Georgia on August 16, 2014. At the camp level with Phil Sheridan Camp No. 4 in San Jose, California, Past Commander-in-Chief […] Read more

Grand Army of the Republic History

In early 1866 the United States of America — now securely one nation again — was waking to the reality of recovery from war, and this had been a much different war. In previous conflicts the care of the veteran warrior was the province of the family or the community. Soldiers then were friends, relatives […] Read more