General Orders No. 6
Kent L. Armstrong, Commander-in-Chief
213 E. Madison Street / P.O. Box 618
DeWitt, MI 48820-0618
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- Whereas this year marks the 100th anniversary of the Sons of Veterans Reserve (SVR) being created within the SUVCW, with its first General Orders being issued on November 19, 1903 (on the 40th anniversary of President Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address") the month of November 2003, is hereby designated as "Sons of Veterans Reserve Month," to be observed within the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.
- The leadership of the SVR, and its entire membership is hereby congratulated upon this milestone and commended for their special efforts to maintain the memory of the Grand Army of the Republic and all other soldiers and sailors who honorably served and sacrificed in order to Save the Union from the conflict of 1861 - 1865.
- The SUVCW National Chief of Staff shall contact all Department Commanders, asking that they in turn contact each Camp Commander within their respective Departments, notifying them of this special recognition and requesting that SVR members within their Camps be commended personally.
Ordered this 27th day of October, 2003.
By Order of:
Kent L. Armstrong
Edward Krieser, PCinC
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