SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR
A Congressionally chartered nonprofit corporation
General Orders No. 16
James B. Pahl, Commander -in-Chief
Post Office Box 86
Mason, Michigan 48854
Phone: (517) 676-8403
I am pleased to announce the winners of various awards, presented at the 126 th National Encampment of our Order in St. Louis, Missouri:
To Douglas E. McGovern, Patrick Coyne Camp #1, Department of Kansas, the Meritorious Service Award
To Paul J. Hadley of the Department of Nebraska, National Aide for recruiting at least five new brothers.
To Lindsay Misegades of St. Charles, Missouri, on behalf of the Council of Administration, the Founders Award, for her unselfish efforts directed towards preserving the memory of unknown soldiers, including those who fought for the Union during the Civil War. Ms. Misegades has undertaken significant work at the Jefferson Barracks to lead others in decorating nearly 3000 graves. This project included soliciting donations of supplies, creating the decorations, and coordinating more than 100 volunteers to decorate the graves of unknowns scattered over some 20 acres on the Barracks grounds. She then led her crew in removing these decorations in January of 2006.
To the Luray-Carlisle Reunion Camp #1881, Department of Maryland, the Joseph S. Rippey New Camp Award
To the HARRIET LANE, newsletter of the Lt. Commander Edward Lea U.S.N. Camp #2, Department of Texas (as edited by Michael L. Lance), the Marshall Hope Award for best Camp Newsletter.
To the Michigan Messenger, newsletter of the Department of Michigan (as edited by Rick Danes), the Marshall Hope Award for best Department Newsletter
To the Department of Pennsylvania, with the greatest numerical growth in membership during the past fiscal year of the Order, the Augustus P. Davis-Conrad Linder Award
To the Department of New Hampshire, with the greatest percentage growth in membership, the U.S. Grant Cup
To Gen Benjamin Pritchard Camp #20, Department of Michigan, John Keith, Commander, the Abraham Lincoln Commander-in-Chief award to the most outstanding Camp in the Order.
To Glen Roosevelt, Generals Sedgwick-Granger Camp 17, Department of California/Pacific, the Cornelius F. Whitehouse Award as the most outstanding brother during my term in office
To National Treasurer Max L. Newman, Henry Wallace Camp #160, Department of Michigan, the Cornelius F. Whitehouse Award as the most outstanding brother during my term in office
Ordered this 11 th day of August, 2007
By Order of:
James B. Pahl