Fort Walla Walla Camp 3 of The Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War

Jan 29 FWW Mtg.

Fort Walla Walla Camp 3 of The Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War

Open meeting invitation to Public. Jan 29 th 2022 at 12:30 pm in Richland, WA

At the retirement community clubhouse @ 400 Clipper Drive Richland, 99354

Open to members & those interested in Civil War history, or school students. Noon to 12:30 sack lunch and social visiting. Meeting starts at 12:30 pm and program at 1:00 of Keith Deaton re-enacting Abe Lincoln. Audience encouraged to bring questions for Mr. Lincoln about the era or Gettysburg. Luke Sowieralski will commence with the Gettysburg address. Mr. Deaton is a retired history teacher and renown presenter from the region. Questions about meeting welcome, call Camp Commander, Don Jameson

at 509 945 0549

Following the program and Q & A, business meeting will continue with installation of the Camp 2022 Officers by Department Commander, Loran Bures. And plus other routine business. Typically concluded by 3:30 pm.

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Spring Meeting

Fort Walla Walla Camp 3 Spring 2021 meeting announcement

of The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. info at

May 1st, 2021 At VFW Post 51 300 W. Mission Spokane, WA Field trip from parking lot meet at 10:30am. In VFW– meeting start 12:15 pm

Meeting also open to guests, or interested public. If questions or to register

with Zoom link contact Commander Don Jameson via

Camp Members will automatic receive a meeting notice/Zoom link 5 days before the meeting.


Field trip-VFW parking at 10:30 then on to historic Ft Wright founded in 1895, and cemetery, also stop at Evergreen Cemetery.

12:15 -12:45 Set up and no-host lunch at VFW with fellowship opportunities.

12:45 Start of meeting and Zoom link, welcome, treasurer report, etc. Open of Divine Blessing

1:00 Commence program with Mike Inman a CW re-enactor as a surgeon on the medical procedures during the CW and how an out-break of diseases would be handled. Mike has been doing living history for 30 years. He has presented in many venues, and has done many talks for organizations. His primary interests have been in the 1850’s to 1900 era of America. His presentation includes many interesting medical too artifacts. This is an out-standing presentation.

2:00 pm

Business topics, [guests for program only –free to stay or depart]

~~Updates on the new Department web site— and its benefits to members.

~~Decisions on Camp fees for supplemental ancestor registrations.

~~ Committee reports-several- and on Graves Registration activities to date

and discussion on new stone placement dedications.

~~ Initiation & Badge pinning ceremony for any new brothers attending or via the Zoom link. [let Commander know of interest before meeting date]

~~ Discussion of next events, as 22 May Dept encampment, summer meetings, dedications.

~~ Topic of Patriotic Instruction, by Br Bob Manning.

~~ Other as come up.

~~ In recollection of an old Son’s tradition-group sing of The Battle Hymn of the Republic.

Br Hank Cramer has agreed to lead us.

~~ Close of meeting, Closing Blessing

3:00 – 3:15 + Take down, clean up and depart.

Don Jameson Camp Commander, FWW 3

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War – Fall meeting

Meeting with Jo N. Miles

The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War – Fall meeting of Fort Walla Walla Camp 3

~ October 19, 2019 at 1:00 to 3:00; Guest speaker at 1:15 pm (sack lunch-social @ 12-1:00)

~ At Yakima Valley Genealogical Library, 1901 S. 12 th Ave., Union Gap WA 98903

All public invited. Mr. Jo N. Miles’ program will be on Kamiakin Country. The stories of the Yakima Valley in the mid 1850 s about hostilities between the Chiefs and Tribes and the US Army. From his book, Kamiakin Country. Books will be available for sale and signing.

Mr. Miles is from Richland, WA and now Yakima. He holds a degree from the University of Arizona and is a US Army veteran. He held a career in public administration, including 17 years on the Yakima Reservation. He is an expert researcher and writer on the early history of Washington Territory.

Questions can direct to Don Jameson (Camp Commander) 509 965 1390