Mission and Goals

Our Mission

 

To perpetuate the memories and aspirationS of our Civil War ancestors through genealogical, historical, patriotic, service and community projects.

 

Our Goals

  • Locate Civil War soldiers buried at local cemeteries
  • Represent Tent 2 at Memorial Day and Veterans’ Day Parades
  • Volunteer at the G.R. Home for Veterans and the N.C. Charles George VA Medical Center
  • Sponsor a booth at the GRHV’s annual carnival
  • Plant and maintain urns and gravesites at Oakhill Cemetery in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Attend memorial services to honor Civil War veterans
  • Support Civil War reenactments and living history events
  • Attend DUVCW District, Department and National conventions
  • Increase membership
  • Raise funds to support:
    • Events at the GRHV
    • Events at the NC Charles George VA Medical Center
    • Provide American flags to local schools and libraries
    • Restoration of Civil War monuments and memorials
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