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Sons of Union Veterans of
P. O. Box 1641
Pres. Abraham Lincoln

Preserving the memory of the
Grand Army of the Republic
and our ancestors who fought to preserve the Union
1861 - 1865

The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War is a patriotic and educational organization, similar to the Grand Army of the Republic. It was founded on November 12, 1881 and incorporated by Act of Congress August 20, 1954. The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War is the legal heir to and representative of the Grand Army of the Republic.

The Lincoln Camp No. 10 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW) was established on April 1, 2000, and is named for the original Lincoln Camp of Santa Cruz, which was founded in 1898. The ultimate namesake for both Camps was Pres. Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865).

  • AREA: The Camp serves the California counties of Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito.
     
  • MEETINGS: Held three times a year: Memorial Day Weekend (Saturday) at Roaring Camp in Felton; King City Student Civil War Reenactment in June (TBA) in King City; and at Fort Mervine Civil War Encampment in October in Monterey (Date TBA).
     
  • NEWSLETTER: The Lincoln Wire, published quarterly.
     
  • MEMORIAL DAY PARTICIPATION: GAR Plot, Evergreen Cemetery, Santa Cruz, CA.
     
  • DUES: Annual dues: $30.00, with a one-time initiation fee of $5.00

Copyright © 2007-2017 — Dept. of CA & Pacific, SUVCW
Created 15 Dec 2007; Revised 2 Apr 2017

Webmaster: Tad D. Campbell, PCinC

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