The local Cadot-Blessing Camp #126 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War recently elected and installed officers for the 2017 year of camp activities.
Officers installed are: Bill McCreedy, patriotic instructor, David Carter, junior vice commander, James Oiler, commander; Kerry Langdon, Ohio department junior vice commander and chaplain, Matt Cunningham, quartermaster, Sam Wilson, senior vice commander, Dean Brownell, secretary, Henry Myers, treasurer and chaplain. Tom Metcalf is also a camp member.
The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War is a Congressionally chartered organization founded for charitable, fraternal, patriotic and educational purposes and is the sole heir to the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR). Any person with Civil War ancestry is encouraged to pay the ultimate honor to that ancestor by joining the ranks.
Submitted by Commander James Oiler.