Fort Walla Walla Camp No. 3 of Kennewick, WA

Fort Walla Walla Camp No. 3 serves the 20 counties of Eastern Washington:  Adams, Asotin, Benton, Chelan, Columbia, Douglas, Ferry, Franklin, Garfield, Grant, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lincoln, Okanogan, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, Walla Walla, Whitman, and Yakima.  With a date of rank of March 30, 2015, it is one of the founding camps of the Department of the Columbia (formed in 2015).  Our camp is named after Fort Walla Walla, the third U.S. military post of that name in southeast Washington state.  It was occupied from 1858 to 1910.  The Fort Walla Walla Camp is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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Please direct membership inquires to the Junior Vice Commander at


CommanderDon JamesonYakima,
Senior Vice CommanderThomas HullYakima,
Junior Vice CommanderBrian SmithRichland,
Council Member 1 (Chairman)Bob ManningMountain Home,
Council Member 2James PayneWalla Walla,
Council Member 3Brian TeegardenYakima,
SecretaryHank CramerWinthrop,
TreasurerJohn DavisNine Mile Falls,
Patriotic InstructorBob ManningMountain Home,
ChaplainJohn TiptonYakima,
Graves Registration OfficerClifford PetersonSelah,
HistorianDon JamesonYakima,
Civil War Memorials OfficerThomas HullYakima,
Adopt-a-School CoordinatorThomas HullYakima,
Eagle Scout Certificate CoordinatorSteve MatthewsSpokane,
ROTC/JROTC Recognition CoordinatorLarry PeckHayden,
Color BearerLuke SowieralskiKennewick, WA
GuardRay Marshall, PCCRichland, WA
Assistant TreasurerJim BrownOkanogan, WA
Newsletter EditorThomas HullYakima,
Signals OfficerBob DavisCovington,


 EncampmentMay 20th 2023Host Camp, 9th Department of The Columbia Encampment.

Pasco Airport Upstairs Conference Room

Registration at 12:00 for SUVCW members, who are pre-registered. Informal Camp 3 pre-meeting in the Red Lion Lobby Area (on North 20th Ave) about 11:00 AM.

Call Br. Don Jameson @509-945-0549 if you have questions.

Rememberance / Memorial Day Ceremony
May 29, 2023
Open to public.

Tahoma Cemetery in Yakima WA. 10:45 AM.

Location is adjacent to the Civil War Monument.

Ceremony will be concluded at 11:45 AM.

Following the Ceremony, there will be a no-host picnic for the particpants and public at Larson Park (on NE corner of Yakima Valley Community College).

Member representatives of the Washignton State Civil War Association may also be on the premesis.

Attendees should bring their own lawn chair.

Questions:  Call Br. Teagarden @ 509-910-3585.

Individuals attending events hosted by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, by virtue of their attendance, agree to the usage of their likeness in the Banner, any Camp or Department Newsletter, any SUVCW website and/or on any SUVCW Social Media outlet, promotional brochures, or any other SUVCW material.