DeptBadge
Sons of Union Veterans of
2950 Lake County Hwy. Calistoga,

Department Encampments
1887-Present

Department established June 1, 1886, with the first Encampment being held the following year.

Year of Encampment, location and dates

Index by Decade

1890s

1930s

1970s

1900s

1940s

1980s

1910s

1950s

1990s

1920s

1960s

2000s


1887

Los Angeles, California •

February 23-24 •

1888

San José, California •

June 11-13 •

1889

Sacramento, California •

June 10-12 •

1890

Chico, California •

May 6-8 •

1891

Bakersfield, California •

May 4-5 •

1892

Fresno, California •

April 21-22 •

1893

Pasadena, California •

March 20-22 •

1894

Oakland, California •

April 23-25 •

1895

Sacramento, California •

April 23-24 •

1896

Santa Cruz, California •

April 22-24

1897

Salinas, California •

April 21-23 •

1898

Nevada City, California •

April 19-21 •

1899

San Francisco, California •

June 5 •

1900

San Francisco, California •

May 7-8 •

1901

Los Angeles, California •

May 7 •

1902

San Francisco, California •

May 12-13 •

1903

San Francisco, California •

May 13-14 •

1904

Los Angeles, California •

April 6-8 •

1905

San Francisco, California •

April 4 •

1906

Long Beach, California •

July 5-7 •

1907

San José, California •

July 6 •

1908

Riverside, California •

April 7-8 •

1909

Pasadena, California •

April 14-16 •

1910

Oakland, California •

April 21-23 •

1911

Fresno, California •

April 11-14 •

1912

Stockton, California •

April 8-13 •

1913

Reno, Nevada •

June 8-13 •

1914

San Diego, California •

May 5-8

1915

San José, California •

May 11-14 •

1916

Bakersfield, California •

May 9-12 •

1917

Long Beach, California •

May 15-18 •

1918

Oakland, California •

May 7-10

1919

Santa Ana, California •

May 13-16 •

1920

Santa Barbara, California

May 5-8

1921

Stockton, California •

May 9-13 •

1922

Riverside, California •

May 9-13 •

1923

Modesto, California •

May 14-18 •

1924

San Diego, California •

June 9-13 •

1925

Sacramento, California •

May 18-22 •

1926

Pasadena, California

May 16-22

1927

Santa Rosa, California •

May 15-20 •

1928

Long Beach, California •

May 6-11 •

1929

Oakland, California •

May 13-18 •

1930

Riverside, California •

April 27-May 2 •

1931

Sacramento, California •

May 10-16 •

1932

San Diego, California

May 15-20

1933

Berkeley, California •

May 14-19 •

1934

Long Beach, California •

May 13-18 •

1935

Modesto, California •

May 5-10 •

1936

Santa Barbara, California

May 10-16

1937

Stockton, California •

April 25-30 •

1938

Santa Monica, California •

May 1-6 •

1939

Berkeley, California •

April 30-May 5 •

1940

Long Beach, California •

May 12-17 •

1941

Oakland, California •

April 27-May 1 •

1942

Hollywood, California

May 10-15

1943

Santa Cruz, California

May 7-9

1944

Los Angeles, California •

April 27-29 •

1945

Los Angeles, California

May 8-10

1946

Santa Cruz, California •

April 23-27

1947

Long Beach, California •

April 6-10

1948

Sacramento, California •

May 16-21 •

1949

San Diego, California •

April 24-28 •

1950

Santa Cruz, California •

April 23-26 •

1951

Santa Barbara, California •

April 29-May 2 •

1952

Sacramento, California •

May 4-7 •

1953

Long Beach, California •

May 2-6 •

1954

San José, California •

May• 2-6

1955

Santa Barbara, California •

April 24-27 •

1956

San José, California

April 22-26

1957

San Diego, California •

April 28-May 1

1958

Long Beach, California

April 20-23

1959

Fresno, California •

April 12-14 •

1960

San José, California

May 1-4

1961

Riverside, California •

April 28-? •

1962

Santa Cruz, California •

April 27-29 •

1963

Long Beach, California •

May 3-5 •

1964

San Diego, California •

April 17-19 •

1965

Long Beach, California •

April 23-25 •

1966

Fresno, California •

April 22-24 •

1967

Riverside, California •

April 21-23 •

1968

San Diego, California •

April 19-21 •

1969

Fresno, California •

April 25-27 •

1970

Pasadena, California •

April 10-12 •

1971

Long Beach, California •

April 16-18 •

1972

Fresno, California •

April 14-16 •

1973

San Diego, California

April 13-15 •

1974

Ventura, California •

April 26-28 •

1975

Santa Maria, California •

April• 18-20

1976

Fresno, California •

April 9-11 •

1977

Long Beach, California •

April 15-17 •

1978

Fresno, California •

April 14-16 •

1979

Fresno, California •

April 27-29 •

1980

Fresno, California •

April 25-27 •

1981

Fresno, California

April 10-12 •

1982

Fresno, California

April 16-18 •

1983

Fresno, California

April 22-24 •

1984

Fresno, California •

April 28-29 •

1985

Fresno, California

April 19-21 •

1986

Grover City, California*

April 11-13

1987

Grover City, California* •

April 10-12 •

1988

Grover City, California*

March 25-27 •

1989

Grover City, California* •

March 17-19 •

1990

Grover City, California*

March 30-April 1 •

1991

Grover City, California*

March 15-17 •

1992

Grover City, California*

April 3-5 •

1993

Grover Beach, California

March 26-28 •

1994

San José, California •

March 18-20 •

1995

Grover Beach, California

March 31, April 1-2 •

1996

Grover Beach, California

March 22-24 •

1997

Grover Beach, California

April 4-6 •

1998

Grover Beach, California

March 27-29 •

1999

San Luis Obispo, California •

March 25 •

2000

San Luis Obispo, California •

April 7-8 •

2001

San Luis Obispo, California •

March 30-31 •

2002

San Luis Obispo, California •

March 15-16 •

2003

San Luis Obispo, California •

March 28-29 •

2004

San Luis Obispo, California •

March 19-20 •

2005

San Luis Obispo, California •

March 11-12 •

2006

Las Vegas, Nevada •

March 24-25 •

2007

San Luis Obispo, California •

March 23-24 •

2008

San Luis Obispo, California •

March 14-15 •

2009

San Luis Obispo, California •

March 6-7 •

2009

Fresno, California •

October 3 •

2010

San Luis Obispo, California •

March 12-13 •

2011

San Luis Obispo, California •

March 11-12 •

2012

San Luis Obispo, California •

March 9-10 •

2013

San Luis Obispo, California •

March 8-9 •

2014

Sacramento, California •

March 7-8 •

2015

Sacramento, California •

March 6-7 •

2016

Sacramento, California •

March 4-5 •

2017

Bakersfield, California •

March 17-18 •

Footnotes:

• Place and/or date verified through independent sources (newspaper article, ribbon, program, etc.)

* Name of city changed from Grover City to Grover Beach in 1992.

First Special Department Encampment, held at The Civil War Revisited Reenactment at Kearney Park to approve Department Bylaws changes to allow for Junior Associates.

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