Sons of Union Veterans of The Civil War

Office of the Commander-in-Chief

Perley E. Mellor, Commander-in-Chief

16 Norma Drive

Nashua , NH 03062-1340


General Order #21

SERIES 2012-2013

19 May 2013


Memorial Day

  1. As Camps and Departments make plans to honor our Civil War ancestors this Memorial Day weekend, let us also reflect on the freedom we continue to enjoy by those military veterans that have gone after them.  Our freedom is not free.  It has been earned by thousands of Americans who have sacrificed their blood and lives for this great country.

  2. I ask that all Brothers either as part of their Camp, SVR Unit or individually, participate in an event in their communities on Monday, 27 May, the day of National observance to fulfill the charge left to us by General Logan as legal heirs to the GAR.

  3. If at all possible all Brothers should try to observe the 30th day of May as this day was established for the purpose of strewing flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in the defense of their Country during the late rebellion.

Ordered this 19th Day of May, 2013.

Perley E. Mellor.
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War



Eugene Mortorff
National Order, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

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