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Department of Nebraska

sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Schedule of Events

 

                                                                                                                                     

 

 

2015

MARCH

TBA - General Thayer's Ceremony, Wyuka Cemetery, Thayer Monument  10:30 - Lincoln, NE

17 - St. Patricks Day

 19 - Vifquain Camp Meeting,  7:00 PM, American Legion Post # 1, Omaha, NE

TBA - Harrison Camp Meeting, 2: 00 PM, Wisner Heritage Museum, Wisner, NE

APRIL

5 - Easter Sunday

9 - Civil War ended, General Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, 1865

TBA - ROTC Awards, UNL, Northeast High School, Lincoln

12 - Civil War began, shots fired at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, 1861

14 - 15 - President  Lincoln shot on 14th, died on the 15th, 1865

16 - ROTC Ceremony, Cook Pavilian, UNL Campus 3:30 PM

TBA - Lincoln Death Day Ceremony - State Capitol

TBA - Lincoln Tomb Ceremony, Lincoln Tomb in Oak Ridge Cemetery - Springfield, Ill

25 - Department Encampment, Lodge building, 9:30 AM, Memorial Service, 10:00 AM, Dept. Meeting.

17-19 - DUVCW Convention, Columbus, NE

27 - General/President, U.S. Grant's Birthday

27 - Arbor Day Parade, Nebraska City

MAY

2 - Lincoln Funeral Train - Sprinfield, MO

2- Sherman County 150th Civil War Ceremony, Loup City , NE

3 - Welstead Camp Meeting, Keene Library, Fremont, NE, 6:30 PM

10 - Mother's Day

15 - Vifquain Camp Meeting, 7:00 PM, American Legion Post # 1, Omaha, NE

16 - Shiloh Camp Meeting, I.O.O.F Hall, Lincoln

22 - Place Flags in GAR Circle in Wyuka Cemetery, 5:30 PM

25 - Memorial Day Observed  - plan and attend ceremonies in local cemeteries

     - Lincoln - Wyuka Cemetery 9:00 AM, Lincoln Memorial Park 11:15, Lt.Col. Bohac giving address marking end of Civil War - Veterans Garden 8:00 PM Reading of veterans names who have passed since last years ceremony.

Harrison Camp - Wisner 9:00  Pilger 11:00  Ceremony marking end of Civil War 150th Anniversary

30 - Memorial Day

JUNE

14 - Flag Day

14 - Harrison Camp be honor guard at dedicaton of new community flag pole in Pilger, marking anniversary              of Pilger tornado.

14 - Open house Nebraska Civil War Museum

JULY

4 - Independence Day

12 - Shiloh Camp meeting, 2:00 p.m. I.O.O.F Hall, Lincoln

17 - Vifquain Camp Meeting, 7:00 PM, American Legion Post # 1, Omaha, NE

18 - Harrison Camp, Living History at Pilger Days Celebration

TBA - Harrison Camp meeting, 2:00 PM, Wisner Heritage Museum, Wisner, NE

AUGUST

2 - Welstead Camp Meeting,  6:30 PM, Keene Library, Fremont, NE

20-23  National Encampment, Richmond Omni Hotel, Richmond, VA

SEPTEMBER

13 - Shiloh Camp meeting, 2:00 PM, I.O.O.F Hall, Lincoln, NE

18 - Vifquain Camp Meeting, 7:00 PM, American Legion Post # 1, Omaha, NE

OCTOBER

  NOVEMBER

1 - Welstead Camp Meeting, Keene Library, Fremont, NE, 6:30 PM

TBA - Gettysburg Address ceremony, State Capitol, 10:30 AM,

8 - Shiloh Camp Meeting, 2:00 PM I.O.O. F Hall, Lincoln

20 - Vifquain Camp Meeting, 7:00 PM, American Legion Post # 1, Omaha, NE

TBA - Harrison Camp meeting, 2:00 PM, Wisner Heritage Museum, Wisner, NE

26 - Thanksgiving

DECEMBER

TBA -Wreaths Across America  - Wyuka Cemetery  9:00 AM

25 - Christmas

2016

 

JANUARY

11 - Shiloh Camp Meeting  2:00 - I.O.O.F Hall, Lincoln

16 - Mid-year Department Meeting 10:00 AM, Public Library - Fremon

 

24 - General /Governor, John M. Thayer's Birthday

FEBRUARY

1 - Welstead Camp Meeting, 6:30 PM, Keene Library, Fremont, NE

TBA - Lincoln's Birthday, Guard to post at Monument, State Capitol 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM 

TBA - "Celebrate your Patriotism at an evening dinner,

TBA - Annual Lincoln's Birthday Celebration, Southwest High School, Fritz Klein " The Last Full Measure"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 updated 6/11/2014

 

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