(Last Updated 08/16/2013)
The Sons of Veterans Reserve (SVR) is the ceremonial uniformed military component of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW). The National Military Department of the SVR consists of the General Staff and seven geographical Military Districts across the nation. SVR Units participate in Civil War related ceremonies, parades, living history programs, and re-enactments.
Membership in the Sons of Veterans Reserve is open to any Member (Hereditary), Junior (Hereditary), or Associate (Non-hereditary) of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. To be in the SVR you must be a Member or Associate in the SUVCW. Units and individuals must file an application for membership. Minimal annual dues are charged all SVR members.
Individuals interested in joining the SVR may contact either:
Major Gen. Robert E. Grim - Commanding Officer
5367 SR 72 South, Sabina, OH 45169-9425 (937-584-4622)
OR Col. Donald E. Darby - Adjutant General
1382 Western Ave., Chillicothe, OH 45601 (740-772-6081)
(If the Wyndham room block is filled call the Courtyard Marriott, 115 Presidential Circle, at 717-334-5600 and use the code Sons Civil War Ball or the old code of SUVCW. The hotel is right next door and is within walking distance and is owned by the same person. The room rate is the same at both hotels at $113.00 plus tax per night.)