of Union Veterans of The Civil War
Department of New York
Smith Camp 193
Halsey Valley, NY
The Halsey Valley GAR Hall was placed on the
F. Smith Camp 193
With assistance and guidance from William J. M. Rave, then New York Department Commander,
Sydney Camp 41, and other members of our Order, the Halsey Valley Camp,
idle for many years, was finally reactivated in the Fall of 1998.
Halsey Valley Camp Reborn!
Members of the newly reactivated Halsey Valley Camp, with honored guests, at their September 1998 Meeting.
Danny Wheeler, then Senior Vice Commander-in-Chief, officiated until elections were held.
With one member still on the rolls, five dual members from Camp 41,
one dual member from Camp 146, and seven new members,
the Camp was reborn with a membership of 14.
Above: New York State Assemblyman Martin Luster
shows plaque he received as an Honorary Member of the SUVCW.
The 1st meeting of
the "new" Camp 193 took place in the 1894 GAR Hall in Halsey Valley,
the interior adorned with memorabilia from the original meetings of the GAR.
Dept. Commander William Rave performed the installation of officers
and refreshments were provided by the Camp 193 Auxiliary.
Above: Camp 193's GAR Hall in Halsey Valley, NY
information about S.F. Smith Camp 193
or to learn how to join the SUVCW:
please contact the
1340 Parkwood Drive Apt 132
Macedon NY 14502-8616
Telephone 315 538-8207 Cell 585 747-3386
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