General Orders No. 9
SERIES 2003-2004
Kent L. Armstrong, Commander-in-Chief
213 E. Madison Street / P.O. Box 618
DeWitt, MI 48820-0618
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  1. It is my sad duty to report the passing of Brother Madison Waldon Gadberry, a Real Son of a Union Veteran of the Civil War. As a Member of Farragut Camp 6, Department of Tennessee, Brother Gadberry honored the memory of his father, Milton Granville Gadberry, who served in Company H of the 8th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Brother Gadberry was named after his father's commanding officer, Captain Madison M. Waldon. Brother Gadberry's sister, Ms. Jewel Huffman, is a Charter Member of Mary Ann "Mother" Bickerdyke Tent 2, DUVCW.
  2. All Camp and Department Charters as well as our National Web site are to be draped in black for a period of thirty (30) days.
  3. All Brothers are respectfully directed to attach a black mourning ribbon to their membership badge (per provision in our Constitution & Regulations - Chapter V, General Regulations, Article III, Section 9) for a period of thirty (30) days.
  4. Our deepest sympathies are extended to Brother Gadberry's family. Cards and condolences may be sent to Shackelford Funeral Directors, 160 Cypress Avenue, Selmer, TN 38375.

Ordered this 2nd day of November, 2003.

By Order of:
Kent L. Armstrong

Edward Krieser, PCinC
National Secretary

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