The Garfield Camp meeting scheduled for April 9 at the Chagrin Falls Public Library has been cancelled.
The Garfield Camp is meeting March 12 at 10 am at the Solon Public Library (34125 Portz Parkway, 44139).
The Garfield Camp would like to welcome Marcellus Gilreath and Hugh Roberts to the Camp! Marcellus’s great-greatgrandfather was Benjamin Perry Gilreath who served in Company A of the 1st Tennessee Scouts and Guides. Hugh’s great-greatgrandfather, William Dickerhoof, served as a musician in Company E of the 61st Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
The Garfield Camp held its annual meeting on December 5, 2015 at the Masonic Hall in Cleveland. At the meeting the 2016 Camp Officers were installed by Department of Ohio Commander Shawn Cox.
Commander’s Badge from his father, Camp Treasurer Dave Britton.
New camp members were also initiated.
Robert Cvetichad, John Hofstetter, Gilbert Sanow III, Scott Derr;
and Department of Ohio Commander Shawn Cox.
The Garfield Camp is meeting February 13 at 10 am at the Strongsville Library (18700 Westwood Drive, 44136).
The Garfield Camp would like to welcome Scott Derr as a member. Scott’s ancestor, Private John H. Bullock, served in the 9th Ohio Independent Battery. Welcome to the camp Scott!
The Garfield Camp would like to welcome John Hofstetter to the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. John’s Great-Great Grandfather Milton Holder served as a private in Company G of the 58th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. John’s Great-Great-Great Grandfather Isaac L. Skinner served as a musician in Company D of the 23rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry and his Great-Great-Great Grandfather David Furnas served in Company I of the 85th Indiana Volunteer Infantry as a sergeant and later served as Quartermaster Sergeant of the regiment.
Welcome to the Camp, John!
The Garfield Camp would like to welcome its newest member, Bob Cvetichan. Bob’s great-great-great grandfather, Private Stephen Gorrell, served in Company H of the 3rd West Virginia Cavalry.
On June 20 a new sign was dedicated in Lorain commemorating US Route 6: The Grand Army of the Republic Highway.