of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Department of Michigan
Curtenius Guard Camp #17
|Senior Vice Commander:||Dennis D. Zank, PCC|
|Junior Vice Commander:||Brian Shumway, PCC|
|Treasurer:||James B. Pahl, PCC, PDC, PCinC|
|Patriotic Instructor:||Bill Haines|
|Counselor:||James B. Pahl, PCC, PDC, PCinC|
|Historian:||Keith G. Harrison, PCC, PDC, PCinC|
|Graves Registration & Memorials Officer:||Gary Copenhaver|
|Eagle Scout Coordinator:||Richard Hamilton|
|Color Bearer:||Thomas Hummer|
|Guide:||Bruce E. Benedict|
|Members of the Council:||Keith G. Harrison, PCC, PDC, PCinC|
|Ron Shull, PCC|
PCC = Past Camp Commander, PDC = Past Department Commander, PCinC = Past Commander-in-Chief.
The Curtenius Guard Camp #17, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War meetings are held at the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Hall, 115 Main Street, Sunfield, Michigan (West of Lansing) at 7:00 P.M. on the last Tuesday of January, March, July, September, and November, and on the 30th of May.
The GAR Hall that the Camp meets at was erected in 1899 by the Civil War veterans of Samuel Grinnell GAR Post #283. The hall is listed as an Eaton County Historical Site, included in the state of Michigan's Register of Historical Sites, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is the only GAR hall in Michigan that has remained in continuous service by the GAR and/or one or more of its Allied Orders (Woman's Relief Corps, Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Sons of Veterans USA, and Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War) since it was built.
HISTORICAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL INFORMATION
Keith G. Harrison, PCC, PDC, PCinC
Signals Officer (Webmaster)
Curtenius Guard Camp 17
Sons of Union Veterans
of the Civil War