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

Waldo Horace Perry

January 18, 1855 – February 4, 1932 Division Colonel 1888 Descended from Joseph A. Perry 2nd Lieut. 17th ME Inf. Mustered in July 21, 1862. Obituary Portland Press Herald; February 5, 1932 Funeral Services for W.H. Perry to be Held Saturday Funeral services for Waldo H. Perry, retired Portland fireman who died here Thursday afternoon,…

Department of Maine

This photograph shows the 2nd Maine regiment (1861-1863) encamped on Christmas day, 1861. The encampment was at Hall’s Hill across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C.  The 2nd Maine was part of Martindale’s Brigade of the Fifth Corps. Collections of Maine Historical Society

General Isaac Sparrow Bangs

Although he was not a Son, but was a Union veteran himself, General Isaac S. Bangs of Waterville, Maine, was instrumental in establishing the Sons of Veterans in New England, and for his efforts he was made a Past Grand Division Commander and a Constitutional life member of the Commandery-in-Chief. Isaac Sparrow Bangs, Jr., was…

John Holbrook Johnson

John Holbrook Johnson was born November 4, 1823 in Jefferson, Maine and died May 4, 1884 in Wellington, Maine.  The family moved to Wellington early in his life and his mother Betsey (Holbrook) Johnson died in 1829.  His father John Johnson remarried in 1831 Belinda Clough. John H. Johnson married Sarah Whitten May 14, 1848…

Charles Hendrickson

Served in both the Army and the Navy Buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Waterville, Maine

David Gowen

Department Commander 2012* *Past Department Commander rank awarded for 10 yrs. service as Dept. Secretary-Treasurer