Department of Nebraska

sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Schedule of Events

 

                                                                                                                                     

 

2014

JULY

4 - Independence Day

13 - Shiloh Camp meeting

AUGUST

13-17  National Encampment, Atlanta Hilton Hotel, Marietta, GA

24 - Headstones Dedication at Best Cemetery, Norfolk, NE

SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER

  NOVEMBER

TBA- Gettysburg Address ceremony, State Capitol, 10:30 AM, displays at History Museum 1:00 PM .

27 - Thanksgiving

DECEMBER

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

25 - Christmas

2015

JANUARY

TBA - Shiloh Camp Meeting  2:00 - Southwood Lutheran Church

TBA - Mid-year Department Meeting 10:00 AM, Public Library - Fremont 

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

FEBRUARY

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

TBA - Annual Lincoln's Birthday Celebration, Southwest High School. Fritz Cline as Lincoln returns, and Terry Lowe will present program on the ballon corps during the CW.

 TBA - "Celebrate your Patriotism at an evening dinner, presenter TBA

24 - Flag Day

MARCH

TBA - Shiloh Camp Meeting, 2:00 PM Southwood Lutheran Church

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

17 - St. Patrick's Day Celebration - Wisner, Parade 3:00 PM

APRIL

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

TBA - Lincoln Death Day Ceremony - State Capitol

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

TBA - Department Encampment, Wisner History Museum

TBA - DUVCW Convention, Columbus, NE

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

27 - Arbor Day Parade, Nebraska City

MAY

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

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

     - Lincoln - Wyuka Cemetery 9:00 AM, Lincoln Memorial Park 11:15, Veterans Garden 8:00 PM

30 - Memorial Day

JUNE

14 - Flag Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 updated 6/11/2014

 

For more information, add event, Contact Merle Rudebusch, Department Secretary

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