Sisters of the Department of the Chesapeake ASUVCW announce Ishmael Day Ceremony 19 May 2012

November 28, 2011
Mr. Day was a hero of the war of 1812 at Baltimore who took 
action to save the Union Flag on July 11th 1864 at a great loss
to himself. On May 19, 2012 we will be remembering his heroic action
to save the Flag.
We will hold a ceremony and read
the old poem, "The Ballad of Ishmeal Day" and
placing
flowers at the grave site.
 

Auxiliary Sisters Welcome The Auxiliary National Presdient to the National Encampment in Reston, VA 12 August 2011

August 21, 2011


The 125th Natioanl Encampment of the Auxiliary to the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War was held in Reston, VA during the period 11 - 14 August 2011.  The Department of the Chesapeake was the host for the event. 
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The Church who cares for the grave of Benj. N. Moore C.O.B. 23 U.S. C.I.

August 20, 2011
    
By: Janice Harding PNP ASUVCW

Several years ago when riding around the upper reaches of Belair Road I turned down a road the was marked
"Annies Playground". Just about at the junction of the road that lead to the playground, I saw a wonderful old Church. I pulled into the parking lot and right in front of where I parked was a grave stone. There before me was a stone close to the lot. It was a civil war stone. I read Benj. N. Moore C.O.B. 23 U.S. C.I. I could not believe it. I only had a s...

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Our Name has been Changed

May 18, 2011

The National President has issued a letter which officially changes the name of the Department of Maryland to The Department of the Chesapeake.  


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Oficers elected by 2011 Department Annual Encampment

April 24, 2011
The Department of Maryland which includes the states of Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, and the District of Columbia is pleased to announce that Mrs. Barbara Jean Day of Lynchburg, Virginia has been elected to serve as the Department President form April 2011 until April 2012.  
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Department of Maryland Annual Encampment

April 20, 2011
On Saturday the 23 of April 2011, the Maryland Department will hold its Annual Encampment in Westminster, MD.  Information about the meeting can be obtainedby going to www.suvcw-md.org


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Education Program for St. Joseph Fullerton Church Girl Scout Troop

April 20, 2011
On Thursday the 14th of April 2011, Helen Geppi, Ann Blackburn and Jan Harding did a presentation to the Scout Troop of the St. Joseph Fullerton Church, Perry Hall, MD. Helen spoke first to the girls on the life of a Civil War nurse. Her Great Grandmother was a battle field nurse who met her Great Grandfather while he was in hospital.
We shared some of our period hats, shawls and several dresses. The young lady's in period dress were demonstrating the mans bow and the ladies curtseys We w...

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