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Department Orders - Series 2007-2008
Orders of Commander Jerry R. Sayre

 

DEPARTMENT ORDER NO. 1
Election, Appointed Officers, & Department Headquarters

DEPARTMENT ORDER NO. 2
Appointment of Department Special Committee

DEPARTMENT ORDER NO. 3
Appointment of Department Standing Committees

DEPARTMENT ORDER NO. 4
Observance of Memorial Day 2007

DEPARTMENT ORDER NO. 5
Passing of Brother George Hussey

DEPARTMENT ORDER NO. 6
Passing of Brother Clark Seum

DEPARTMENT ORDER NO. 7
Passing of Brother James Brazelton

DEPARTMENT ORDER NO. 8
Passing of Brother Edson T. Strobridge, Jr.

DEPARTMENT ORDER NO. 9
Passing of Brother Carl Mabie

DEPARTMENT ORDER NO. 10
Passing of Brother John Cunningham

 

 


 

DEPARTMENT ORDER No. 1
Series 2007-2008

ELECTION, APPOINTED OFFICERS, & DEPARTMENT HEADQUARTERS

 

By the authority vested in me as Commander of the Department of California and Pacific, by the Department Bylaws, the National Constitution and Regulations, and National Policies, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1: Having been duly elected Department Commander by the 121st Annual Department Encampment in regular session at San Luis Obispo, California, it is with sincere appreciation for the continued support and confidence shown to me that I assume command of the Department of California and Pacific for the term, 2007-2008. I, along with my officers, will strive to bring honor to the memory of our Union ancestors through the good works of our Order during the coming year.

I hereby establish my residence in the Town of Fallbrook, County of San Diego, and State of California as the Department Headquarters. Correspondence on any matter is most welcomed and may be sent to my home address, 540 West Fig Street, Fallbrook, California 92028-2821, or to my e-mail address, cod26ia@roadrunner.com. Camp reports and dues shall be sent to the Department Secretary-Treasurer at 6512 Star Hawk Court, Elk Grove, CA 95758-6305.

Section 2: Department Brothers who were duly elected and installed by Commander-in-Chief James B. Pahl at the 121st Annual Department Encampment on March 24, 2007 are as follows:

  • Commander - Bro. Jerry R. Sayre, PCC
  • Sr. Vice-Commander - Bro. Charles Mabie
  • Jr. Vice-Commander - Bro. Glen Roosevelt, PCC
  • Council - Bro. Brad Schall, PDC
  • Council - Bro. Alan E. Peterson, PDC
  • Council - Bro. Tad D. Campbell, PDC

Section 3: Department Brothers are appointed as follows:

  • Chaplain - Bro. Tom Helmantoler
  • Patriotic Instructor - Bro. Paul Lavrischeff
  • Counselor - Bro. Bob Lowe, PDC
  • Historian - Bro. David Davis
  • Guide - Bro. Deane Poole
  • Guard - Bro. Phil Caines, PCC
  • Signals Officer - Bro. Tad D. Campbell, PDC
  • Color Bearer - Bro. David Schleeter, PCC
  • Graves Registration Officer - Bro. Don Hotchkiss
  • Civil War Memorials Officer - Bro. Kirby R. Morgan
  • GAR Highway Officer - Bro. Tom Chumley
  • Eagle Scout Certificate Coordinator - Bro. Alan E. Peterson, PDC
  • The California Column Newsletter Editor - Bro. Daniel R. Earl, PCC

The foregoing Department Order is proclaimed this 26th day of March in the year of our Lord two thousand seven, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred thirty-first, in the Town of Fallbrook, County of San Diego, State of California by Jerry R. Sayre, Commander of the Department of California and Pacific, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.

(DEPARTMENT SEAL)

By Order of: /s/ Jerry R. Sayre

Department Commander
Department of California and Pacific

ATTEST:

By: /s/ J. Thomas Smith
Department Secretary-Treasurer


 

DEPARTMENT ORDER No. 2
Series 2007-2008

APPOINTMENT OF DEPARTMENT SPECIAL COMMITTEE

 

By the authority vested in me as Commander of the Department of California and Pacific, by the Department Bylaws, the National Constitution and Regulations, and National Policies, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1: By order of the 121st Department Encampment, the following Brothers are appointed to the Department Exploratory Committee for Possible Hosting of National Encampment: Glen Roosevelt PCC (Chairman), Brad Schall PDC, and any others the Chairman deems necessary. With successful progress, this committee shall continue as Host committee.

Section 2: In accordance with the Department Bylaws, the Department Commander shall be an ex officio member of the above Committees.

The foregoing Department Order is proclaimed this 27th day of March in the year of our Lord two thousand seven, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred thirty-first, in the Town of Fallbrook, County of San Diego, State of California by Jerry R. Sayre, Commander of the Department of California and Pacific, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.

(DEPARTMENT SEAL)

By Order of: /s/ Jerry R. Sayre

Department Commander
Department of California and Pacific

ATTEST:

By: /s/ J. Thomas Smith
Department Senior Vice Commander


 

DEPARTMENT ORDER No. 3
Series 2007-2008

APPOINTMENT OF DEPARTMENT STANDING COMMITTEES

 

By the authority vested in me as Commander of the Department of California and Pacific, by the Department Bylaws, the National Constitution and Regulations, and National Policies, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1: The following Brothers are appointed to the Department Publicity and Promotion Committee: Charlie Mabie (Chairman), Robert J. Kadlec PCC, and Daniel R. Earl PCC. The Chairman shall appoint any others he may deem necessary.

Section 2: The following Brothers are appointed to the Department Encampments Committee: Charlie Mabie (Chairman). The Chairman shall appoint any others he may deem necessary.

Section 3: The following Brothers are appointed to the Department Civil War Memorials Committee: Kirby R. Morgan (Chairman). The Chairman shall appoint any others he may deem necessary.

Section 4: The following Brothers are appointed to the Department Legislation Committee: Daniel R. Earl PCC (Chairman). The Chairman shall appoint any others he may deem necessary.

Section 5: The following Brothers are appointed to the Department Bylaws Committee: Bob Lowe PDC (Chairman) and Brad Schall PDC. The Chairman shall appoint any others he may deem necessary.

Section 6: The following Brothers are appointed to the Department History Committee: David A. Davis (Chairman). The Chairman shall appoint any others he may deem necessary.

Section 7: The following Brothers are appointed to the Department Communications and Technology Committee: Tad D. Campbell PDC (Chairman). The Chairman shall appoint any others he may deem necessary.

Section 8: In accordance with the Department Bylaws, the Department Commander shall be an ex officio member of each of the above Committees.

The foregoing Department Order is proclaimed this 27th day of March in the year of our Lord two thousand seven, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred thirty-first, in the Town of Fallbrook, County of San Diego, State of California by Jerry R. Sayre, Commander of the Department of California and Pacific, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.

(DEPARTMENT SEAL)

By Order of: /s/ Jerry R. Sayre

Department Commander
Department of California and Pacific

ATTEST:

By: /s/ J. Thomas Smith
Department Secretary-Treasurer


 

DEPARTMENT ORDER No. 4
Series 2007-2008

OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY 2007

 

By the authority vested in me as Commander of the Department of California and Pacific, by the Department Bylaws, the National Constitution and Regulations, and National Policies, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1: To all Camp Commanders and Department Officers:

As it is our First Fraternal Obligation to keep and observe Memorial Day, and every Camp should have at least one Memorial Day event scheduled. Let us do all we can to have every brother participate in a Service of Memorial. Please send the attached letter to every Brother, either by mail or electronically.

As few fraternal organizations have ever created a National Holiday, it is truly our duty to carry this on, so that future generations know it well.

The foregoing Department Order is proclaimed this 4th day of May in the year of our Lord two thousand seven, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred thirty-first, in the Town of Fallbrook, County of San Diego, State of California by Jerry R. Sayre, Commander of the Department of California and Pacific, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.

(DEPARTMENT SEAL)

By Order of: /s/ Jerry R. Sayre

Department Commander
Department of California and Pacific

ATTEST:

By: /s/ J. Thomas Smith
Department Secretary-Treasurer


 

DEPARTMENT ORDER No. 5
Series 2007-2008

PASSING OF BROTHER GEORGE HUSSEY

 

By the authority vested in me as Commander of the Department of California and Pacific, by the Department Bylaws, the National Constitution and Regulations, and National Policies, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1: On May 20, 2007, Brother Hussey of the Gen. U. S. Grant Camp 9 passed away in Turlock, California after an illness of two years. He was 73 years old. He was a charter member of Camp 9, and had transferred from Camp 22. Brother Hussey was a truly dedicated member of our Order and did all that he could to promote its objects. His passing will leave a void in our Department that will be difficult to fill.

Section 2: The Department and all Camp Charters are to be draped in black for a period of thirty (30) days.

Section 3: All Department Brothers are respectfully directed to attach a black mourning ribbon to their membership badge (pursuant to C&R, Article III, Sec. 9) for a period of thirty (30) days.

Section 4: The Department of California and Pacific extends its sincere condolences to the family of Brother Hussey and to the Brothers of his Camp.

The foregoing Department Order is proclaimed this 22nd day of May in the year of our Lord two thousand seven, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred thirty-first, in the Town of Fallbrook, County of San Diego, State of California by Jerry R. Sayre, Commander of the Department of California and Pacific, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.

(DEPARTMENT SEAL)

By Order of: /s/ Jerry R. Sayre

Department Commander
Department of California and Pacific

ATTEST:

By: /s/ J. Thomas Smith
Department Secretary-Treasurer


 

DEPARTMENT ORDER No. 6
Series 2007-2008

PASSING OF BROTHER CLARK SEUM

 

By the authority vested in me as Commander of the Department of California and Pacific, by the Department Bylaws, the National Constitution and Regulations, and National Policies, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1: On Aug 29, 2007, Brother Clark Seum of the Gen. Phil Sheridan Camp 4 passed away in Washington State, where he had lived for the past year. He was a 53-year member of Camp 4, and a life member of the American Legion and the VFW. Brother Seum was a veteran of WWII and Korea. Brother Seum was a recipient of the Meritorious Service Award, and a truly dedicated member of our Order. His passing will leave a void in our Department that will be difficult to fill.

Section 2: The Department and all Camp Charters are to be draped in black for a period of thirty (30) days.

Section 3: All Department Brothers are respectfully directed to attach a black mourning ribbon to their membership badge (pursuant to C&R, Article III, Sec. 9) for a period of thirty (30) days.

Section 4: The Department of California and Pacific extends its sincere condolences to the family of Brother Seum and to the Brothers of his Camp.

The foregoing Department Order is proclaimed this 30th day of August in the year of our Lord two thousand seven, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred thirty-second, in the Town of Fallbrook, County of San Diego, State of California by Jerry R. Sayre, Commander of the Department of California and Pacific, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.

(DEPARTMENT SEAL)

By Order of: /s/ Jerry R. Sayre

Department Commander
Department of California and Pacific

ATTEST:

By: /s/ J. Thomas Smith
Department Secretary-Treasurer


 

DEPARTMENT ORDER No. 7
Series 2007-2008

PASSING OF BROTHER JAMES BRAZELTON

 

By the authority vested in me as Commander of the Department of California and Pacific, by the Department Bylaws, the National Constitution and Regulations, and National Policies, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1: On September 10, 2007, Brother James Brazelton of the Gen. U.S. Grant Camp 9, passed away suddenly, at his home in Modesto. He was 66 years old. Brother Brazelton was a well known and well respected former Prosecutor for Stanislaus County, and a truly dedicated member of our Order. His passing leaves a widow, 3 sons and a stepson as well as a void in our Department that will be difficult to fill.

Section 2: The Department and all Camp Charters are to be draped in black for a period of thirty (30) days.

Section 3: All Department Brothers are respectfully directed to attach a black mourning ribbon to their membership badge (pursuant to C&R, Article III, Sec. 9) for a period of thirty (30) days.

Section 4: The Department of California and Pacific extends its sincere condolences to the family of Brother Brazelton and to the Brothers of his Camp.

The foregoing Department Order is proclaimed this 11th day of September in the year of our Lord two thousand seven, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred thirty-second, in the Town of Fallbrook, County of San Diego, State of California by Jerry R. Sayre, Commander of the Department of California and Pacific, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.

(DEPARTMENT SEAL)

By Order of: /s/ Jerry R. Sayre

Department Commander
Department of California and Pacific

ATTEST:

By: /s/ J. Thomas Smith
Department Secretary-Treasurer


 

DEPARTMENT ORDER No. 8
Series 2007-2008

PASSING OF BROTHER EDSON T. STROBRIDGE, JR.

 

By the authority vested in me as Commander of the Department of California and Pacific, by the Department Bylaws, the National Constitution and Regulations, and National Policies, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1: On October 19, 2007, Brother Edson Turner "Ed" Strobridge, Jr. of the Sgt. William Pittenger Camp No. 21, passed away in San Luis Obispo, California, after a courageous and valiant battle with cancer. He was 80 years old.

Section 2: Brother Strobridge was a historian and a dedicated, long-time member of our Order. He was a recipient of the Meritorious Service Award from the National Organization in recognition of his service and work in locating the graves of Civil War veterans, obtaining and installing grave markers, and preserving a cannon in the G.A.R. plot of the cemetery in San Luis Obispo, California. He is survived by his wife, June, five children, twelve grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren.

Section 3: The Department and all Camp Charters are to be draped in black for a period of thirty (30) days.

Section 4: All Department Brothers are respectfully directed to attach a black mourning ribbon to their membership badge (pursuant to C&R, Article III, Sec. 9) for a period of thirty (30) days.

Section 5: The Department of California and Pacific extends its sincere condolences to the family of Brother Strobridge and to the Brothers of his Camp.

The foregoing Department Order is proclaimed this 23rd day of October in the year of our Lord two thousand seven, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred thirty-second, in the Town of Fallbrook, County of San Diego, State of California by Jerry R. Sayre, Commander of the Department of California and Pacific, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.

(DEPARTMENT SEAL)

By Order of: /s/ Jerry R. Sayre

Department Commander
Department of California and Pacific

ATTEST:

By: /s/ J. Thomas Smith
Department Secretary-Treasurer


 

DEPARTMENT ORDER No. 9
Series 2007-2008

PASSING OF BROTHER CARL MABIE

 

By the authority vested in me as Commander of the Department of California and Pacific, by the Department Bylaws, the National Constitution and Regulations, and National Policies, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1: On January 5, 2008, Brother Carl Mabie of the Alfred Pleasonton Camp 24, passed away at his home in San Carlos. He was 96 years old. Brother Mabie was the father of Charles K. Mabie, the grandfather of Charles W. Mabie, Camp 24 Commander and Department Senior Vice Commander, and great-grandfather to Ben and Mark Mabie, all members of Camp 24.

Section 2: The Department and all Camp Charters are to be draped in black for a period of thirty (30) days.

Section 3: All Department Brothers are respectfully directed to attach a black mourning ribbon to their membership badge (pursuant to C&R, Article III, Sec. 9) for a period of thirty (30) days.

Section 4: The Department of California and Pacific extends its sincere condolences to the family of Brother Mabie and to the Brothers of his Camp.

The foregoing Department Order is proclaimed this 9th day of January in the year of our Lord two thousand eight, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred thirty-second, in the Town of Fallbrook, County of San Diego, State of California by Jerry R. Sayre, Commander of the Department of California and Pacific, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.

(DEPARTMENT SEAL)

By Order of: /s/ Jerry R. Sayre

Department Commander
Department of California and Pacific

ATTEST:

By: /s/ J. Thomas Smith
Department Secretary-Treasurer


 

DEPARTMENT ORDER No. 10
Series 2007-2008

PASSING OF BROTHER JOHN CUNNINGHAM

 

By the authority vested in me as Commander of the Department of California and Pacific, by the Department Bylaws, the National Constitution and Regulations, and National Policies, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1:On January 16, 2008, Brother Col. John Cunningham of the Col. Roderick Matheson Camp 16, passed away. Brother Cunningham served his Camp as Council and Chaplain.

Section 2: The Department and all Camp Charters are to be draped in black for a period of thirty (30) days.

Section 3: All Department Brothers are respectfully directed to attach a black mourning ribbon to their membership badge (pursuant to C&R, Article III, Sec. 9) for a period of thirty (30) days.

Section 4: The Department of California and Pacific extends its sincere condolences to the family of John Cunningham and to the Brothers of his Camp.

The foregoing Department Order is proclaimed this 18th day of January in the year of our Lord two thousand eight, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred thirty-second, in the Town of Fallbrook, County of San Diego, State of California by Jerry R. Sayre, Commander of the Department of California and Pacific, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.

(DEPARTMENT SEAL)

By Order of: /s/ Jerry R. Sayre

Department Commander
Department of California and Pacific

ATTEST:

By: /s/ J. Thomas Smith
Department Secretary-Treasurer


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