Department of Nebraska

sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Schedule of Events

 

                                                                                                                                     

 

2014

DECEMBER

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

25 - Christmas

2015

JANUARY

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

18 - 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, 

21 - "Celebrate your Patriotism at an evening dinner, Guest, Theodore Roosevelt

24 - Flag Day

MARCH

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

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

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

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

TBA - Lincoln Death Day Ceremony - State Capitol

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

25 - 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 - 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, Veterans Garden 8:00 PM

30 - Memorial Day

JUNE

14 - Flag Day

JULY

4 - Independence Day

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

AUGUST

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

SEPTEMBER

13 - Shiloh Camp meeting

OCTOBER

  NOVEMBER

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

26 - Thanksgiving

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 updated 6/11/2014

 

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

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