Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Department of Indiana



Department of Indiana Elected and Appointed Officers
2013-2014

Department Commander

Michael W. Beck

fsgtcod11thindiana@att.net

Senior Vice Commander

William R. Adams adamswr@csinet.net

Junior Vice Commander

Dennis H. Rigsby

dhrigsby@aol.com

Secretary

J. Alan Teller, PDC

alan.teller@comcast.net

Treasurer

John K. Eger

jkcleger@msn.com

Council Member 1

Bruce R. Kolb, PDC

bkolb2@yahoo.com

Council Member 2

Jack O. Shaw, PDC

jackoshaw6@yahoo.com

Council Member 3

Matthew J. Elkin, PDC

melkin1@sbcglobal.net

Patriotic Instructor

Dennis H. Rigsby

dhrigsby@aol.com

Chaplain

Bret Caldwell

bret.caldwell@cummins.com

Graves Registration Officer

John K. Eger

jkcleger@msn.com

GAR Highway Officer

William R. Adams adamswr@csinet.net

Civil War Monuments Officer

Michael W. Beck

fsgtcod11thindiana@att.net

Eagle Scout Coordinator

Michael W. Beck

fsgtcod11thindiana@att.net

Counselor

William S. Gordon

mail@gordonlawyers.com

Historian

Bruce R. Kolb, PDC

bkolb2@yahoo.com

Signals Officer

Timothy J. Beckman

timbeckman@gmail.com

Indiana Legion Editor Vacant                    


Department Orders Series 2012-2013
Updated 7/2/12

 

128th Annual Department of Indiana Encampment
66th Memorial Encampment to the GAR
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Indiana University Kokomo, Saturday June 7, 2014
Deadline No Later Than May 19th !

Click Here for Registration Form

Click Here for Driving Directions to IUK (Note: New US 31 Bypass)

 

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2013 Department of Indiana Annual Encampment Attendees
June 1, 2013

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Sesquicentennial "Signature Event" Honoring Private John Auten
and the Civil War Soldiers from Indiana

Click Here to See Indiana Governor Mitch Daniel's Proclamation of the
Sesquicentennial of the Beginning of the American Civil War


Department of Indiana Camps and Information

Orlando A. Somers Camp 1, Kokomo IN

 

William P. Benton Camp 28, Centerville IN

Champion Hill Camp 17, Huntington IN

 

David D. Porter Camp 116, Valparaiso IN

John B. Anderson Camp 223, Columbus, IN

 

Ben Harrison Camp 356, Indianapolis IN


View the Official SUVCW Department of Indiana Newsletter - The Indiana Legion
Updated 4/16/14

The Last Soldier Project Page
Updated 5/5/2014

List of all Known Living Indiana Civil War Veterans After 12/16/1940
Updated 5/5/2014

Civil War Medal of Honor Recipients From and/or Buried in Indiana
Updated 6/5/13

Civil War Regiment Recruitments by Indiana Counties 

 

Ancestors of Members A-L

  Ancestors of Members M-Z
       

Past Sons of Union Veterans Camps 1 thru 099

  Past Sons of Union Veterans Camps 200 thru 299

Past Sons of Union Veterans Camps 100 thru 199

  Past Sons of Union Veterans Camps 300 thru 399
 

SUVCW Past Department Commanders and Encampments

SUVCW Commanders-in-Chief's From Indiana

Grand Army of the Republic Posts Of Indiana

Grand Army of the Republic Final Encampment Newspaper Article
 History of the Grand Army of the Republic in Indiana, by Argus E. Ogborn, PDC

 Grand Army of the Republic Department Commanders (updated 11-3-10)

Grand Army of the Republic District Commanders 1867 - 1868 Under the First Constitution

Grand Army of the Republic Posts 1867 - 1868 Under the First Constitution: Counties Adams - Marion

Grand Army of the Republic Posts 1867 - 1868 Under the First Constitution: Counties Marshall - Whitley

Grand Army of the Republic Districts by Indiana Counties 1867 - 1868 Under the First Constitution


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You are cordially invited to join our Department of Indiana Yahoo E-mail List.  
This is and excellent way to stay informed on what is happening in our Department.

To sign up go to the following web site and click on the "Join This Group" link
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/IndianaSUVCW/

Or

Send an E-mail to: IndianaSUVCW-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

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The SUVCW ListServ on rootsweb.com was established in January 2007 for discussion of the
GAR, SUVCW, and issues of interest to the SUVCW’s Membership.  Subscribing is simple.  Click on:

http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/other/Genealogical_Societies/SUVCW.html

 To view the message archives, visit:

http://archiver.rootsweb.com/th/index/SUVCW/

The opinions expressed and information provided in messages are those of individuals and are
not necessarily the official opinions, views or beliefs of any Camp, Department or National SUVCW

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Civil War Research Web Sites of Interest

Excellent Site to Search for your Indiana Civil War Ancestor
Indiana Civil War Soldiers Database

Indiana’s Civil War Sesquicentennial - 2011-2015

The Central Region Association Allied Orders of the Grand Army of the Republic


Please visit these web sites to learn more about the Daughters and Ladies organizations:

ASUVCW Auxiliary to Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-65

National Organization Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic


Searching for a Civil War Ancestor?  Visit the excellent National Parks Service
Soldiers and Sailors Roster below:

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System


SUVCW National Civil War Graves Registration Database

SUVCW Graves Registration Database


Gravestone Cleaning/Restoration Links

Fact Sheet - Effectively and Safely Cleaning Gravestones with a Minimal Amount of Work  (PDF File, Updated January 2014)

Best Practice Recommendations for Cleaning Government Issued Headstones (PDF File)


Excellent Resource for Civil War Research Purposes
Civil War Units File: Unit Designations by States (Federal & Confederate)
 

Civil War Unit Designations by States Federal & Confederate


Indiana Civil War Regimental Links

11th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Zouaves

42nd Indiana Volunteer Infantry

73rd Indiana Volunteer Regiment

80th Indiana Volunteer Infantry


Excellent Site for Civil War Rosters

Civil War Index - The Union and Confederate Armies Rosters

Civil War Rosters Arranged by State


Order Forms for Civil War Military (NATF 86) and Pension (NATF 85) Records

National Archives and Records Administration

 


Please address any web page problems or questions to:

Department of Indiana Web Host and Signals Officer, Tim Beckman

E-mail: timbeckman@gmail.com

This Web Page Last Updated: 05/05/2014


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