A Short History of
Company D, 27th Indiana Infantry, Sons of Veterans Reserve
Lance Stevens organized
the Company in the summer of 2002 and became its first commander as a 1st
Sergeant. In 2003 Lance was promoted from 1st Sergeant to 2nd
Lieutenant and the Company had grown from nine to twenty-one enlisted
men. Lance was promoted to 1st Lieutenant the following year. In 2004
1st Lieutenant Larry Elbert received command of the Company supported
by 2nd Lieutenant Terry Reid. In 2005 the Company, now numbering
twenty-four enlisted men, commissioned and purchased its National
Colors. In 2006 Alan Teller was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant. In 2009 1st
Lieutenant. Alan Teller took command of the Company, now numbering 27
enlisted men, supported by 2nd Lieutenant. Bruce Kolb. Both of our past Commanders, Lance and
Larry, remain in the Company as privates.
and displayed its National
Colors in many events inside and outside the state of Indiana. They
Company. Most recently l Colors
because of money and the artist finding time to paint the flag. In 2009
the Company commissioned its Regimental Colors to be painted and
expected they will be ready any time now. In 2009 Company D participated in 14 events.
Events for 2010
2010, LaPorte, 9:15 AM CST,
Laporte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Ave. (Highway U
S 35), Present Colors, Muster 9:00 AM
Boyhood National Memorial (Spencer
2:00 PM CST, Present and Retire Colors, and lead the procession to the
grave of Nancy Hanks Lincoln. Remember
2nd Lt. Bruce Kolb firstname.lastname@example.org. Muster 1:30 PM. Please contact him with
all communications for this event.
May 30, 2010, Somers Camp Memorial Day
Services, 2 & 3 PM EDT, Marion & Gas City, Estates of Serenity
& Riverside Cemeteries, Present Colors, Fire Salute each cemetery,
Muster at 1:30 PM.
May 31, 2010, 11:00 AM, Crown Hill
Cemetery, Indianapolis, 34th Street
Entrance, fire volleys.
June 5, 2010, IUK Kokomo, 9:00 AM Annual Encampment,
June 26, 2010,
11:00 AM, Harrison Camp, Gravestone Rededication,
Pvt. James Patterson, Cavalry
on Shelborne Rd.
just north of 96th
Street (Indy) in Carmel
County), 96th Street
is the county line. Fire Volleys under command of 2nd Lt. Bruce Kolb email@example.com.
Oct. 16, 2010
Somers Camp "Last Soldier Project" Miami County, IN,
information about the activities of or membership in Company D, 27th
Indiana Volunteer Infantry, Sons of Veterans Reserve please contact
Company Commander 1st Lieutenant Alan Teller.
Past Company Activity