Henry S. Jenks Chapter   
National Society Daughters of the Union 1861-1865
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Henry S. Jenks 1837-1925 Co. D, 114th Reg't, NY Volunteer Infantry

WHO WE ARE

The National Society Daughters of the Union 1861-1865 was founded October 9, 1912 in New York City, New York by Mrs. Frank Crowell. The Society is a hereditary society formed to honor the soldiers and patriots who were dedicated to preserving the Union during the Civil War.

Linda Haney, Organizing Regent of Henry S. Jenks Chapter organized the chapter August 25, 2001 and chartered our chapter November 17, 2001 in Grand Rapids Michigan.

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION
Our chapter meets 3 to 4 times a year in the greater Grand Rapids, MI area.

For information about our chapter and the requirements for membership, please contact:

     Regent P. DeHaan
     Registrar J. Hull

     National Society contact information:

National Society Daughters of the Union 1861-1865
Membership Chair
P. O. Box 718
New Albany, IN 47150
or
Membership Chairman

PRINCIPLES OF THE SOCIETY
This Society acknowleges as its fundamental principles:

A. A firm belief and trust in Almighty God, extolling Him under whose beneficent guidance the sovereignty and integrity of the Union have been maintained, the honor of the Flag vindicated and the blessings of Civil Liberty secured, established and enlarged.

B. Allegiance to the United States of America based on paramount respect for and fidelity to its Constitution and laws, manifested by discountenancing whatever may tend to weaken loyalty, incite to insurrection, treason or rebellion, or impair in any manner the efficiency and permanency of our free institutions.

OUR OBJECTS

  • To honor the memory of the men and women who contributed towards the preservation of the Union during the Civil War, extending over the years 1861-1865
  • To foster a spirit of patriotism, loyalty and love of country
  • To uphold the honor of the Flag of the United States of America
  • To give financial aid to Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, Tennessee
  • Our National motto is "Let Us Have Peace"
  • Our National song is "Battle Hymn of the Republic"
  • Our flower is the Tea Rose

A Few Things We Have Done!

    GETTYSBURG CONGRESS 2012 - what a great time!
     View images of National Cemetery wreath laying
     Follow the link to view Gettysburg Congress images
     View images of Centennial Quilt winner

     GRAVE DEDICATION September 24, 2011 at Marne Cemetery, Marne, MI
     Follow this link to view the Grave Dedication

CHAPTER MEETINGS

     April Meeting

       Date: Saturday April 26, 2014 - 10:00 a.m.

       Place: Patt's Home
        (There will be a 15 to 30 minute Board Meeting immediately following the Chapter General Meeting. The meeting is open to all members.

       Bring:
           A dish to pass
           Agenda for this meeting
           October 26, 2014 Minutes

FUNDRAISERS

      
       Scarf Order Form

         
       Order Form Rhinestone Pins and Pouches
       Final Stock Closeout

      
       Civil War Scrapbooking -including Lincoln items
       Final Stock Closeout

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

          Emily C. VanDyke Memorial Endowed Scholarship

      

Emily's scholarship is now maintained by Alma College. You can still make donations to the scholarship by going to their web page or by calling them directly and using a credit card.

       Designate your donation to: Emily C. VanDyke Memorial Endowed Scholarship
           Alma College donations
           Phone number - 800-291-1312

LINKS

National Society Daughters of the Union 1861-1865

Hannibal Farrell Chapter Daughters of the Union 1861-1865

Andrew Jackson Penny Chapter Daughters of the Union 1861-1865

John Butler Chapter Daughters of the Union 1861-1865

Frederick A. Bartleson Chapter Daughters of the Union 1861-1865

FAVORITE LINKS

The Star-Spangled Banner Flag House

National Museum of American History

Civil War Home

Stephen Preston Chapter United States Daughters 1812

Sons of Union Veterans Civil War

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System

Michigan Family History Network

Civil War Photographs at The Library of Congress

RootsWeb

U.S.Genweb

The History Place

Cyndi's List

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