George Oliver Melzard

July 11, 1897 – January 22, 1979 Div./Dept. Commander 1940 Obituary Bath – George O. Melzard, 81, 0f 106 Court St. died Monday at a local hospital after a short illness. He was born in Lynn, Mass., son of Joseph A. and Annie M. Perry Melzard.  He attended schools there and moved to Freeport in…

Harry Wyman Wing

April 19, 1868 – July 30, 1946 Div./Dept. Commander 1939 Descended from Ira Pitman Wing Pvt. 6th Me Reg. Inf. Mustered in July 15, 1861 Obituary Death of Harry W. Wing Removes Good Citizen Had Long Been Active in Many Ways in Town of Monson The death of Harry W. Wing occurred July 30th at…

Henry Towle

November 27, 1874 – November 11, 1960 Division Commander 1938 Commander-in-Chief 1942 – 1943 Henry Towle of South Portland, Maine, was elected Commander- in-Chief of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War at the 61st National Encampment held in Indianapolis, Indiana, September 15-17, 1942. He was the second Commander-in-Chief to serve from the…

Charles Clarence Webster

January 2, 1876 – March 31, 1962 Div./Dept. Commander 1937 Descended from Humphrey E. Webster Pvt. Co. A, 21st ME Mustered in September 10, 1862 Obituary  Springvale – Charles Clarence Webster, 86, of 7 John St., died Saturday at his residence.  He was a past Maine Department commander of Union Veterans and a past national…

Almon Ithiel Spinney

April 26, 1871 – August 30, 1965 Division Commander 1936 Descended from Colby Spinney Pvt. Co. N, 19th ME Inf. Mustered in October 1, 1862 Obituary Farmington – Almon Ithiel Spinney, 94, died Monday at a nursing home at Augusta where he had been a patient for two months.  He had made his home at…

Irvin Leslie Cross

November 25, 1864 – December 16, 1944 Div./Dept. Commander 1935 Descended from George E. Cross Pvt. Co. B, 19th ME Inf. Mustered in August 25, 1862 Obituary I. Leslie Cross Death of Rockland Man Prominent in Masonry and Patriotic Bodies Col. I. Leslie Cross, who served as department commander of the Sons of Union Veterans…

Byron Mitchell Salter

March 19, 1896 – February 19, 1978 Div./Dept. Commander 1934 Descended from  William W. Hartshorn Pvt. Co. D, 19th ME Mustered in July 29, 1862 Son of George Byron Salter and Minnie A. Hartshorn.

Leon Junius Cole

December 27, 1897 – December 13, 1960 Division Commander 1933 Descended from Robert Douglass Pvt. Co. C, 8th ME Mustered in April 9, 1861 Obituary Leon J. Cole, Electrician For City, Dies The death of Leon J. Cole, 63, Bangor, occurred suddenly Tuesday afternoon in a local hospital.  Mr. Cole was stricken at this home…