Sons of Union Veterans of The Civil War

Office of the Commander-in-Chief

Donald D. Palmer Jr., Commander-in-Chief

147 Lucerne Place

Ballwin, MO 63011


General Order #4

SERIES 2011-2012

23 September 2011


  1. It is with deep regret that I report the passing of Past National President Eileen Coombs. Sister Coombs passed away on 20 September 2011 at the age of 86. She was a member of the ASUVCW for 70 years and served in various capacities in the Department of Maine, including Department President. She served as ASUVCW National President in 1971.

  2. I am requesting that all membership badges, Camp and Department charters and the National website remain draped in black until October 23, 2011 in remembrance of Sister Coombs.


Ordered this 23rd Day of September, 2011.

Donald D. Palmer Jr.
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War


Eugene Mortorff
National Order, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

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