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Brother Chief Eugene G. Mortorf , PCinC

The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War solemnly recognizes the passing of Eugene G. Mortorff, Past Commander in Chief, on May 26, 2024. Brother Eugene was born in 1954 near Gettysburg, PA. and joined the James A. Garfield Camp #1 in Baltimore, Md in 1998. He also joined 3 other Camps in Pennsylvania and Chesapeake and served as Camp Commander and in other capacities including Patriotic Instructor, and Secretary &Treasurer. He received the MSA/w Gold Star August 2019 and the Cornelious Whitehouse Award in August 2017.

Brother Eugene was elected Commander in Chief in August 2015 in Richmond, Va. He served as a Department Commander in the Department of Chesapeake. Brother Eugene was also in the Sons of Veterans Reserve (SVR) and served as Commander in the 2nd Military District for 2 years.

A military veteran, he retired from the U.S. Coast Guard after 20 years of service and served in the capacities as the Military Training Officer of the Coast Guard Training Center and at Coast Guard Headquarters.