RIO GRANDE — On Monday the local Cadot-Blessing Camp #126 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War inducted its latest member, James Trevor Wilson.
Wilson joins the SUVCW, by his connection to his great, great, great grandfather Milton Vice, who mustered into service on August 15, 1861 into Company F of the 1st Regiment Missouri Volunteer Engineers with the rank of Private. He served until honorably discharged on November 1st, 1864.
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 will hold it’s annual Memorial Day Commemoration on May 29 at the Pine St. Cemetery in Gallipolis and the hour of 9 a.m., all are welcome to attend.
Any person with Civil War ancestry is encouraged to pay the ultimate honor to that ancestor my joining our ranks.
Submitted on behalf of Cadot-Blessing Camp #126 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.