Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
General Orders No. 17
Series 2001 - 2002
George L. Powell, Commander-in-Chief
6114 Gillespie St.
Philadelphia, PA 19135-3611
Telephone: 215-338-7558

1. It is with great sadness and profound regret that I announce the passing of Past Commander-in-Chief Kenneth T. Wheeler, Sr., who answered his last roll call on April 18, 2002.

2. PC-in-C Wheeler served this Order with distinction and as its Commander-in-Chief, 1976-1977 from the Department of New Hampshire.

3. I hereby charge all Department Commanders to drape Department Charters in his honor and to require that all camps do likewise for a period of 30 days.

Ordered this nineteenth day of April, 2002.

By Order of:
George L. Powell

Edward Krieser, PCinC
National Secretary

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