General Thomas Monument Project

At the 127th Annual Encampment of the Department of New York, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, it was resolved that the Grave of Major General Thomas be maintained by the Department.

Grave of Major General George Henry Thomas “The Rock of Chickamauga” Monument Located Oakwood Cemetery Troy, NY



The focus of this project is the maintenance, repair and improvement of the General George Thomas Monument and Kellogg Family Plot located in Oakwood Cemetery.


The Mission has four general goals. They are to assist in:

  1. The regular maintenance and cleaning of the Thomas Monument and the Kellogg family markers;
  2. Enhancing the Kellogg Family plot for easy recognition;
  3. Helping to improve the condition of the plot and surrounding area in order to prevent damage to the monument and markers;
  4. Fundraising to support each of the goals.

Read a Short Biography on General Thomas

How You Can Help-Donate Here!

Your Donations go towards the Maintenance and Continued Cleaning of the Gen. George Thomas Gravesite-Monument Lot.
Send your Check payable to: “Friends of Oakwood Cemetery”
On For Line: Put “G.L. Willard Camp”
Mailing Address:
Col. George L. Willard Camp No.154 SUVCW
P.O. Box 13681                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Albany,NY
To Volunteer your Time and Assistance with Cleanups please contact the Willard Camp Commander.
Please Check out our Camp Events Page for Future Seasonally Regularly Scheduled Cleanup Events.

For More Information on how you can help preserve the Gen. Thomas Monument visit the Col. George L. Willard Camp’s Website: