Frank Albert Downs

August 24, 1899 – July 12, 1981 Department Commander 1941 Descended from Ezekiel Downs Pvt. 16th Reg. ME Inf. Mustered in August 5, 1863 Burial at Grove Cemetery, Belfast, Waldo, Maine Find A Grave Memorial# 117465687

Ryan King

I am sad to report the recent death of Ryan King, former member of Chaplin Camp#3. We found the post Maine Maritime Celebrates the Life of Ryan King on the Maine Maritime website. Ryan was the principal force in reviving Chaplin Camp #3 under a new charter in 1997. He served two terms as Dept….

Cynthia Conley Brown

February 7, 1937 – July 11, 2021 It is our sad duty to report the death of ASUVCW Past National President Cynthia Brown, 11 July 2021 at Methuen, MA, at the age of 84 years. PNP Brown was a Life Member of the Gilman E. Sleeper Auxiliary # 60, Department of New Hampshire. A three-term PDP from…

Janice Lee Harding

February 12, 1937 – July 2, 2021 Passing of Auxiliary to Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Past National President Janice Harding It is our sad duty to report the death of ASUVCW Past National President Janice Lee Harding, aged 84 years, on 2 July 2021 at Parkville, Maryland. PNP Harding was a…

2021 June 19 – 139th Annual Encampment Proceedings

Minutes of the 139th Annual Encampment respectfully submitted by Eric Boothroyd, P.D.C., Department Secretary-Treasurer. The 139th Annual Encampment of the Department of Maine, SUVCW, was held at Governor’s Restaurant, Waterville, Maine, on Saturday, June 19, 2021. It was held in conjunction with the Annual Convention of the Department of Maine, DUVCW. The Encampment was opened…

C.S. Douty Camp Charter

A year and a half after the Camp was formed, Col. C. S. Douty Camp 11, Department of Maine, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War finally received its physical charter in a signing ceremony at last week’s annual Department Encampment in Waterville. This was the first time members of Maine’s SUVCW had been…

PNP Michelle Langley

It is our sad duty to report the death of ASUVCW Past National President Michelle Langley on 10 April 2021 at Interlaken, New York. PNP Langley was a member of the D.G. Caywood Auxiliary #72, Department of New York. She joined the ASUVCW in 1987 and served three different terms as the Department of New…

Stuart “Chip” Chambers

October 9, 1946 ~ February 3, 2021 It is our sad duty to report the death of sitting Massachusetts Department Commander Stuart“Chip” Chambers on 3 February 2021. Brother Chambers is the first Department Commander inrecent memory to pass away while actively performing the duties and responsibilities of his office.As such, it is fitting we mark this somber…

Lucille “Peaches” Streeter

It is our sad duty to report the death of Woman’s Relief Corps Past National President Lucille “Peaches” Streeter on 16 January 2021. PNP Streeter served as the WRC National President in 2018 during which she championed the conservation of an Indiana Civil War regimental battle flag in the GAR Memorial Museum in Springfield, Illinois….