Department Order #15
- It is with deep regret and profound sadness that I report the death of Past Commander-in-Chief of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Richard L. Greenwalt who passed away on April 6, 2015 at the age of 87 years. He derived his right to membership from his grandfather, Peter R. Greenwalt, who served in Co. I, 10th West Virginia Inf. Brother Greenwalt was elected Commander-in-Chief at the 97th Annual National Encampment held in Grand Rapids, Michigan on August 13-17, 1978.
- The Department of New York sends its sincere condolences to Brother Greenwalt’s family, friends and his camp members. You can send your condolences to Mrs. Beatrice Greenwalt at 2276 County Road 139, Ovid, NY 14521.
- By the power and authority vested in me as New York Department Commander, I direct that the Department Charter as well as all the camps in the Department be draped in black for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this order.
- All Brothers in the Department are respectfully directed to attach a black mourning ribbon to their membership badge for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this order.
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Last updated 14-Apr-2015