Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

The 57th Annual Lincoln Tomb Ceremony


Orders Honor Lincoln at Annual Tomb Ceremony

Oak Ridge Cemetery

Springfield , Illinois

April 13, 2013


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All are invited to participate in the 56th Annual Lincoln Tomb Ceremony, sponsored by the SUVCW and MOLLUS, commemorating the 148th Anniversary of President Lincoln’s death. It will be held at the Lincoln tomb in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, IL at 10 AM on Saturday, April 13, 2013.

Headquarters Hotel: President Abraham Lincoln Hotel, 701 E. Adams St., Springfield,IL 62701. The room rate is $91.99 for single/quad. A10% dining discount at Lindsay’s Restaurant is included. Call 1-866-788-1860 for reservations and mention “Sons of Union Veterans”. Reserve your room by March 15, 2013. After this, the remaining blocked rooms will be released. Shuttle service will provide transportation between the tomb and the hotel.

Wreaths may be ordered from local Springfield florists. Instruct the florist to have the wreath delivered c/o the Lincoln Tomb, Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, by 9 AM on Saturday, April 13th.

Luncheon will be held at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel at 12:30pm. The luncheon program will feature a panel discussion by Gens. Grant & Sherman, Adm. Porter, and Pres. Lincoln on the strategy for ending the war. Luncheon cost is $29 per person. Send registration form below to:

Robert M. Petrovic, PDC
6519 Cherokee Lane
Cedar Hill, MO 63016-2527

Make check payable to “National Organization, SUVCW”. Cancellation of lunch reservations must be made by no later than April 1st.
The Dr. Benjamin Stephenson Memorial Service, hosted by the Dept. of Illinois, will take place at his grave in Rose Hill Cemetery, Petersburg, IL, at 3 PM. The cemetery is located on IL Hwy. 123 on the east side of town. Traveling to Petersburg from Springfield, use Hwys. 29 and 123 or 97.

For event info, go to the SUVCW web site ( or contact Robert Petrovic at: or 636-274-4567.

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