Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War “Gettysburg Guardians”

Ft Walla Walla Camp 3 of Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, January meeting in Yakima on Saturday the 27th  At Mt Olive Lutheran Church  7809 Tieton Dr Ave. starts at 12  w/ lunch provided-RSVP to Gary Treece  509 833 9725 and Speaker Mike McCrary on “Gettysburg Guardians” speaks at 1:15 pm. Public invited. DETAILS on Dept of Columbia web site  under Fort Walla Walla Camp 3 events.    

Thanks  Don Jameson Camp Commander FWW3

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


From Don Jameson Camp Commander of the Fort Walla Walla Camp 3 of The Sons of the Union Veterans

of the Civil War.  

Our open to the public meeting will be Jan 28, 2023 at 12:30 at VFW Post 1435  at  212   S. David St.   Spokane Valley. Program speaker at 1:00 pm is Rudy Lopez director of the E. Washington Veterans Cemetery on interments, eligibility and research process. Some human interest stories will be shared. Also John Davis on how numerous CW veterans, became family related with in their units. Other business after the program.   Fuller details at under events of FWW Camp 3.

You may post this or share to your members, and we would appreciate it.  Thank you in Fraternity, Charity and loyalty, Don Jameson

Questions cell 509 945 0549.

Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, Fort Walla Walla Camp 3 Meeting

FWW 3 meeting notice-Nov 5, 2022

The Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, Fort Walla Walla Camp 3 will hold a quarterly meeting Nov 5 2022 at The Moses Lake Airport. Specifically, at the Ops Building on Lot 5 -a grassy tie down area–on Municipal Airport Rd. (at east boundary of the airport). The FWW SUVCW yellower banner will be displayed too. Any interested public is invited. Questions;

Don Jameson Camp Commander at 509. 945. 0549.

Set up of room at 11:30. Sack lunch and social time is from 12:00 to 12:30. Start of meeting at 12:30 pm.

Program will start at 1:00 pm with Hank Cramer III on an interesting Western battle of the Civil War. This is on the Battle of Picacho Peak, AZ. This is considered the western most battle of the Civil War. A skirmish between the Union’ California Column advancing East and the rear guard of Confederate forces who would eventually withdraw from Tucson, AZ into Texas.

Other business after program of Camp elections, Initiation of any new members wishing

to do this. Also, discussion of Jan 28, 2023 meeting and Of the four special events in March 7-12

with Dr. Curt Fields, an historian, coming as Gen. U.S. Grant re-enactor.

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