The local Cadot-Blessing Camp #126 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War recently inducted its latest members, Mr. James Dale Walker and his son James Clark.
The Walkers join the SUVCW on their Great, Great (James D) and Great, Great, Great (James C) Grandfather Alexander Matthew Waddell who enlisted as a Private in the 36th Ohio Volunteer Infantry August 13, 1861 and was discharged July 27th , 1865.
The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War is a Congressionally Chartered organization founded for charitable, fraternal, patriotic and education purposes and is the sole heir to the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR).
The camp also inducted Stephen (Sam) Hood who has authored two books on General John Bell Hood of the Confederacy, one of which won two Civil War History Book of the year awards. Both are available on Amazon.
Any person with Civil War ancestry is encouraged to pay the ultimate honor to that ancestor my joining our ranks.
Submitted by James Oiler.