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DEPARTMENT ORDER # 5, 2021-2022

HEADQUARTERS OF THE DEPARTMENT COMMANDER
DEPARTMENT OF TENNESSEE
SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR
David Michael DuBrucq
509 Blueridge Drive
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Email: davedubrucq@gmail.com

DEPARTMENT ORDER # 5, 2021-2922

2 January 2022

1. It is with sincere regret that I must report to you the death of Real Son and Life Member John Wilson Oliver, Jr. who passed away on November 21st, 2021, at the age of 96 years.

2. Brother Oliver was a member of the Major William McTeer Camp 39 of the Department of Tennessee. Brother Oliver was a resident of Morristown, Tennessee at the time of his passing.

3. Brother Oliver was the son of John Oliver Wilson Sr, Private, Company F, 4th Tennessee Infantry which was later reorganized as the 1st Tennessee Cavalry. The Unit was engaged most notably in the Battles of Franklin and Nashville and the pursuit of General John Bell Hood. Private Oliver was discharged on August 2nd, 1865.

4. Brother Oliver was an honored guest at the re-interment service and graveside ceremonies of the Battle of Franklin unknown soldier in October of 2009.

5. The Department of Tennessee extends to the family and friends, as well as to the members of Major William McTeer Camp 39, our most sincere condolences.

6. In Remembrance of Real Son and Brother John Oliver Jr. the Department Charter, All Camp Charters shall be draped in black and a black mourning ribbon will be attached to membership badges.

7. This order shall remain in effect until January 31st, 2022

Ordered this 2nd Day of January, 2022

David M. DuBrucq

Department Commander
Department of Tennessee
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Attest:
Gary W. Moore
Secretary/Treasurer
Department of Tennessee
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

DEPARTMENT ORDER # 4, 2021-2022

HEADQUARTERS OF THE DEPARTMENT COMMANDER
DEPARTMENT OF TENNESSEE
SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR
David Michael DuBrucq
509 Blueridge Drive
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Email: davedubrucq@gmail.com

DEPARTMENT ORDER # 4, 2021-2922

1. In accordance with the regulations of the Sons of Union Veterans and the Department of Tennessee, Notice is hereby given of the 27th Annual Department Encampment.

2. The Encampment shall be held on Saturday, April 2nd, 2022, in Murfreesboro, Tennessee at the MTSU Heritage Center of Murfreesboro, 225 West College Street, Murfreesboro Tennessee.

3. Registration will open at 8:30 AM and the Encampment will start promptly at 9:00 AM.

4. All Interested parties are asked to make note of and save the date and time.

5. Announcements will be made as to hotel accommodations, National Officer attendance and other pertinent details not later than 15 February, 2022.

So ordered this 9th day of December, 2021


David M. DuBrucq
Department Commander
Department of Tennessee
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Attest:
Gary W. Moore
Department Secretary-Treasurer
Department of Tennessee
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

 

DEPARTMENT ORDER # 3, 2021-2022

HEADQUARTERS OF THE DEPARTMENT COMMANDER
DEPARTMENT OF TENNESSEE
SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR
David Michael DuBrucq
509 Blueridge Drive
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Email: davedubrucq@gmail.com

DEPARTMENT ORDER # 3, 2021-2922

 Appointment of 2022 Department Officer Nominating Committee

This Department Order will serve as notice to the Brothers of the Department of Tennessee of the appointment of the Nominating Committee for the selection of the Department of Tennessee, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, and officers for the 2022 year. Election of Officers will be held in April at the Annual Department Encampment.

PDC Michael Downs is hereby appointed as Chairman of the Nominating Committee. PDC Downs will contact members of the committee to advise them of meeting schedules.

The slate of Nominees will be presented to the Department Commander and the Department Secretary-Treasurer by no later than March 1, 2022.

Members who are interested in serving as an officer in the Department are encouraged to contact their camp’s nominating committee representative and notify him of the office you are interested in.

Nominations will be for the following: Department Commander, Department Senior Vice Commander, Department Junior Vice Commander, Department Secretary-Treasurer, Department Asst. Secretary- Treasurer and Department Council.

All other officers will be appointed by newly elected Department Commander.

Nominating Committee Members shall be as follows:

  • Chairman PDC Mike Downs mpdowns76@gmail.com
  • Sultana Camp 1: Richard Rexroade rfrex@yahoo.com
  • Missionary Ridge Camp 63: Nick Norwood nicktnreb@gmail.com
  • Fort Donelson Camp 62 Chip Huffman Chip@huffman-rice.com
  • Maj. Wm McTeer Camp 39 Richard Holmes ravterp@gmail.com
  • Army of the Tennessee Camp 64 Tommy Phillips tlphillips@frontiernet.net

So ordered this 12 Day of November, 2021 David M. DuBrucq PCC Commander Department of Tennessee Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

David M. DuBrucq PCC
Commander
Department of Tennessee
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Attest:
Gary W. Moore
Secretary-Treasurer
Department of Tennessee
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

DEPARTMENT ORDER # 2, 2021-2022

HEADQUARTERS OF THE DEPARTMENT COMMANDER
DEPARTMENT OF TENNESSEE 
SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR
David Michael DuBrucq
509 Blueridge Drive
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Email: davedubrucq@gmail.com

DEPARTMENT ORDER # 2, 2021-2922


1. Andrew Johnson Camp 70, Department of Tennessee, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War has failed to comply with the documentation requirements set forth in and required by the National Constitution and Regulations of the Sons of Union Veterans.

2. Andrew Johnson Camp 70, Department of Tennessee, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War has failed to file and IRS Form 990 for three consecutive years.

3. As a consequence of this inaction, I have the sad duty to suspend Andrew Johnson Camp 70 until these requirements are met.

4. Should Andrew Johnson Camp 70, after a being given reasonable time period to act, fail to resolve these issues, they will be stricken from Department rolls and required to surrender their charter and all Camp property as required by the Constitution and Regulations of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.

David M. DuBrucq PCC
Department Commander
Department of Tennessee
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Attest:

Gary W Moore
Department Secretary-Treasurer
Department of Tennessee
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

DEPARTMENT ORDER # 1, 2021-2022

HEADQUARTERS OF THE DEPARTMENT COMMANDER
DEPARTMENT OF TENNESSEE 
SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR
David Michael DuBrucq
509 Blueridge Drive
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Email: davedubrucq@gmail.com

DEPARTMENT ORDER # 1, 2021-2922

The preferred method of communication shall be by electronic mail.

  1. My sincere thanks to all Brothers who were in attendance at our 26th Annual Encampment in Murfreesboro. Special thanks to Department Secretary/Treasurer, Now Department Senior Vice Commander George A. Huttick for all the work he did to make things go as smoothly as possible.  Brother Huttick has been as Secretary/Treasurer and will continue to be as Department Senior Vice Commander a decided asset to this Department.
  1. It was my pleasure to award Brother Richard Holmes with the Charles Henry Engle Memorial Award of Appreciation for his work in locating and restoring Union soldier graves. Congratulations Brother Holmes!
  1. Congratulations to Department Senior Vice Commander George A. Huttick for being the recipient of the first annual Department Commander’s Award for his outstanding work as Department Secretary Treasurer.
  1. Congratulations are in order for our newly elected officers
    • Dept. Senior Vice Commander:  George A. Huttick PCC
    • Department Junior Vice Commander:  Chip Huffman CC
    • Secretary/Treasurer: Gary W. Moore
    • Asst Secretary/Treasurer: Scott Holmes
    • Department Council:
      • James W. “Bill” Heard PCC (1 yr.)
      • Gary Burke (2 yrs.)
      • George Lane (2 yrs.)
  1. Congratulations to our newly appointed officers
    • Patriotic Instructor:  Open (Volunteers for this office are being sought)
    • Chaplain:  Gary Burke
    • Graves Registration Officer: Richard Holmes
    • Historian: Clyde Getman PDC
    • Counselor: Ben Jones PDC
    • Eagle Scout Coordinator: George A. Huttick PCC
    • Civil War Memorials Officer:  Sam Gant PDC
    • Color Bearer: Tommy Phillips, PCC
    • Guard: Bill Heard, PCC
    • Guide/Registrar: Dan Girton
    • Signals Officer: George Andrew Huttick, PCC
  1. My most humble thanks to the Brothers of the Department of Tennessee for re-electing me as your Department of Tennessee Commander for the full term of 2021-2022. It will be my honor to serve you.
  1. Our primary emphasis for the 2021-2022 year will be on recovery from the pandemic and a return to in-person meetings whenever possible. This will include a return to public events in which our local camps can participate.  We will also double our efforts to increase membership, especially of younger members who will carry on our traditions.  Offer your services to local leaders by advising them you are ready and willing to serve the community.
  1. As we enter the new Department Year, the importance of the Camp Patriotic Instructors and the Department Patriotic Instructor cannot be over emphasized. Please do all you can to assist them in you Camp and Department.
  1. A new emphasis has been placed on the timely submission of reports by the National Organization. Camps, like Departments may be suspended for failure to submit required reports in a timely fashion.  Camp Commanders are asked to work with their Camp Secretaries to assure completion and submission of required documents.
  1. For planning purposes, the 27th Annual Encampment of the Department of Tennessee is tentatively scheduled for April 2nd, 2022.
  1. All previous Department Orders shall remain in effect unless modified or rescinded.
  2. Brothers who are attending the National Encampment in St. Louis are reminded to submit their pre-registration to Brother Joe Hall:      https://www.suvcwmo.org/2021-national-encampment.html

So ordered this 30th day of April, 2021

David M. DuBrucq PCC
Department Commander
Department of Tennessee
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Attest:

Gary W Moore
Department Secretary-Treasurer
Department of Tennessee
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War