Tag Archives: Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Graveside Ceremony Presents a Step Back in Time

I was the first to arrive at the cemetery that Sunday morning, a morning that was both clear and cool.  Only 10 am, the weekend regulars who normally come to honor a family member, dust off a marker or leave … Continue reading

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NSDU and DUVCW confirm descendancy

A double confirmation today of my descendance from two Civil War soldiers–both are my mother’s grandfathers. Today’s mail brought this colorful, detailed certificate from the Daughters of  Union Veterans of the Civil War acknowledging the service of my Great Grandfather … Continue reading

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Civil War Week

A Fitting Tribute It’s been a busy Civil War week for me thus far and it’s only Tuesday night. Saturday morning I headed up to Calvary Cemetery in Evanston, Illinois, to meet with staff there regarding my application for a … Continue reading

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