Sons of Union Veterans of The Civil War
Office of the Commander-in-Chief
Perley E. Mellor, Commander-in-Chief
16 Norma Drive
Nashua , NH 03062-1340
General Order #6
3 December 2012
1 – Andrew Wheeler, from the Department of New York is appointed as Assistant Quartermaster his duties will be but not limited to putting together orders, running errands, stock work, paperwork, etc. This position will be in effect for the remainder of the year. He will not have signatory authority at this time. The Programs and Policy Committee is tasked to create a job description for this position. The next Commander-in-Chief can then decide whether to continue the appointment in future years.
2 – A new temporary committee has been formed called Government Headstone Application Committee. The membership of this committee will be Steve Aarli – IL Chair, Steven Hall – PA, David Burkett – OR, Stephen Siemsen – AZ, John Eger – IN, Stephen Twining – MA, and Bruce Frail – RI. The primary duties of this committee will be to work with the National Committee on Graves Registration (NCGR), assist people inside and outside of the Allied Orders in researching and providing VA Headstones whether they are for unmarked graves or replacement headstones they should also, with the assistance of the NCGR design videos and workshops to show people the proper way to complete forms, raise headstones, level headstones and install all new types of headstones. They will also receive the data from the check boxes of the graves registration forms and transmit that data to local Department and Camps for their action of which they will assist when needed. All contact with Department of Veterans Affairs should be through the office of the National Graves Registration Officer. The programs and Police Committee is tasked to create a job description for this Committee. The next commander-in-Chief can then decide whether to continue the committee as a Standing Committee or a Special Committee.
Ordered this 3rd Day of December, 2012.
Perley E. Mellor.
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
National Order, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War