Third Military District
SVR in Kentucky
SVR in Indiana
SVR in Michigan
SVR in Ohio
Headquarters Sons of Veterans Reserve
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
The Bridgewater Scouts SVR Company was formed in
The Company has kept busy since then with numerous activities which help fulfill the mission of our Camp, Department and Order. Our membership has grown from 8 to 23 members.
Our 2009 activities included the following:
11 April, Civil War veteran monument dedications in the
15 May, the Company Commander participated in the firing detail during a memorial service on the Resaca, GA battlefield.
23 May, the Company participated in the Memorial Day service at the Buffalo Springs Cemetery in Stanford, KY as well as the dedication for a Masonic footmarker for MAJ Bridgewater, held at his grave in the Logan’s Creek Cemetery.
24 May, the Company escorted “President and Mrs. Lincoln” during a special train ride at the Bluegrass Railroad Museum in Versailles, KY.
6 June, participation in the SVR units meeting at the KY Department Encampment.
13-15 August, the Company provided the Provost Marshall and members of the Provost detail and Color Guard at the SUVCW National Encampment, held in Louisville, KY.
15 November, the Company joined KY Camp 5 for monument dedications for Civil War and Spanish American War soldiers in the Lexington Cemetery.
17 November, annual Company meeting and officer election held in Stanford, KY.
12 December, Civil War veteran monument dedication in the Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Lincoln County, KY.
In addition, many members of the Company reenact with the 8th KY Cavalry and 14th KY Light Artillery. The Company has also taken the field as a separate unit under its own officers at a number of reenactments.
FIRST LIEUTENANT TIMOTHY H. DOWNEY