Irene Triplett

It our sad duty to report the death of Real Daughter Irene Triplett, on May 31, 2020 in Wilkesboro, North Carolina at the age of 90. Sister Triplett was the last federally pensioned dependent of a Civil War veteran. Her father, Pvt. Mose Triplett, served in both the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil…

Ora R. Moitoso

It is our sad duty to announce the passing of Past National President of the Auxiliary to the SUVCW, Sister Ora Moitoso who passed away on 14 May 2020. Sr. Moitoso served as National President ASUVCW in 1990-1991. From East Providence, she was a member of the Department of Rhode Island ASUVCW. Our thoughts and…

Lowell Varner Hammer

It is our sad duty to report the passing, on January 7, 2020, of Lowell V. Hammer, Past Commander-in-Chief (1991-1992).  He also served as the Grand Army of the Republic Highway Officer, Washington, D.C. Liaison Officer, National Council of Administration, Junior Vice Commander-in-Chief, and Senior Vice Commander-in-Chief. Brother Hammer was a Colonel in the Sons…

Rev. Richard O. Partington, Sr.

Rev. Richard O. Partington Sr., Past Commander-in Chief (1987-1988) on December 8, 2019. During 1938, Brother Partington joined Philadelphia Camp #200 and attended the 75th Reunion of the Blue and Gray in Gettysburg. He attended his first National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic and the SUVCW in Pittsburgh, PA in 1939 and…

Sally J. Krantz

September 23, 2019 Sally was a Past National President [2002-2003] for the Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic. She was a graduate of St. Mary’s Seminary, Villa Maria College and Buena Vista College in Iowa. She volunteered at the Buffalo City Mission and loved animals and classical music.

2019 June 29 – 137th Annual Encampment Proceedings

Minutes of the 137th Annual Encampment respectfully submitted by Eric Boothroyd, P.D.C., Department Secretary-Treasurer. The 137th Annual Encampment of the Department of Maine, SUVCW, was held at Governor’s Restaurant, Waterville, Maine, on Saturday, June 29, 2019. It was held in conjunction with the Annual Convention of the Department of Maine, DUVCW. The Encampment was opened…

Monument Dedicated at Middleburg Battlefield

Earlier this year, NOVA Parks opened the Mt. Defiance Historic Park on a ridge just west of Middleburg, Maine. On Saturday, June 22, 2019, the Union cavalrymen who lost their lives on the battlefield 156 years ago were commemorated in granite.  During the day, 1st Maine Cavalry re-enactors recreated life in camp, explained their uniforms and…

David Hobart McReynolds

National Treasurer of SUVCW David Hobert McReynolds, 65 of Louisville, TN went to his Heavenly Home Saturday, July 27, 2019 after fighting a brave battle of cancer for the past 11 years. He received a BS in Accounting from The University of TN as well as a Masters Degree in Healthcare Finance from The University…