Preserving the lessons of the Civil War for the next generation
With a date of rank of June 10, 1995, this camp serves the 19 counties of Western Washington.Learn More
With a date of rank of March 30, 2015, this camp serves the 20 counties of Eastern Washington.Learn More
This camp will serve the 10 counties of Southwestern Washington: Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, & Wahkiakum.Learn More
With a date of rank of November 20, 2004, this camp serves the state of Oregon.Learn More
With a date of rank of October 6, 2015, this camp serves the state of Alaska.Learn More
The Sons of Veterans Reserve (SVR) is the ceremonial uniformed military component of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW).Learn More
Serving Washington and Alaska. The Auxiliary to Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War is the female counterpart to the SUVCW.Learn More
Serving Oregon. The Auxiliary to Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War is the female counterpart to the SUVCW.Learn More
We locate the final resting places of all Union Civil War Soldiers, Sailors and Marines, in our area and enter that into our authoritative database for researchers. We ascertain the condition of and bring to the attention of proper authorities the need for repair or replacement of grave markers of Civil War veterans. We also locate and appropriately mark the final resting place of the last Union Civil War Veteran buried in each county/borough and in each state.Learn More
As legal heir to the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), preservation and protection of GAR monuments and memorials is one of the most important purposes of the SUVCW. The purpose of this program is to physically search out, inspect, and catalog each and every GAR and Civil War monument and memorial that can be found.
The SUVCW is the legal heir and successor to the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), and in accordance with our Congressional Charter and the Deed of Conveyance between the GAR and the SUVCW, we are directed "to assist in every practicable way in preserving, and making available for research, documents and records pertaining to the Grand Army of the Republic and its members."Learn More
Department Brothers and Auxiliary Sisters honor Union Veterans of the Civil War by learning about them through research, discovering the facts of their military service, and understanding the times in which they lived. See our list of Union ancestors and learn more about their service.Learn More
We are pleased to recognize the achievements of our next generation of leaders. The SUVCW recognizes Eagle Scouts and deserving ROTC and JROTC cadets and the ASUVCW recognizes Girl Scout Gold Award recipients.Learn More
Exact start time TBD. Will be in a conference room at the Tri-Cities airport.
SAVE THE DATE!
To be held in hybrid format at the Veterans Memorial Museum in Chehalis, WA.
Remembrance Day for the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War has been set for Saturday, November 20, 2021. Col. Edward D. Baker Camp No. 6 will host this annual observance in the GAR Cemetery in Newberg at 11:00. A special highlight will be the dedication of the restored GAR monument. Some of you haven’t yet seen the monument in its pristine glory. The boys outdid themselves on this one.
Department Historian Jim Dimond, PCC will be doing a presentation, via Zoom, to the Puget Sound Civil War Round Table.