DEPARTMENT ORDER # 5, 2023-2024

George Andrew Huttick
57 Hwy 22S
Shiloh, TN 38376

Department Order #5, 2023-2024

Brothers of the Department,

It is my pleasure to announce the initial details of the 29th Annual Encampment of the Department of Tennessee.

  1. The Department Encampment will be held on 16th March 2024 in the greater Nashville area
    1. My thanks to Fort Donelson Camp #62 for volunteering to host the Encampment
    2. Details and registration for the Encampment will be issued soon.
    3. The Department Encampment will occur concurrently with the annual meeting of Joseph H. Rider #62 Auxiliary to the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. The Auxiliary is a tremendous support to our Order and we a pleased to meet together.
  2. Nominations open for the Department of Tennessee Charles Henry Engle, Jr. Award of Appreciation. With submissions given by 15 January 2024.
    1. Department ByLaws Article XVI, §2: The award shall be conferred by the Department Commander upon any individual or entity who, in the judgment of a three-member panel appointed by the Department Commander, has through his/her actions, words, and/or deeds significantly contributed to the furtherance of the memory of the Grand Army of the Republic within the Boundaries of the Department of Tennessee. Recommendations for possible recipients of said award shall be submitted, along with a one-page description of the contribution made, to the Department Secretary / Treasurer no later than two (2) months prior to the annual Department Encampment. Recipients of the award shall be publicly announced and a certificate and/or other appropriate symbol of the award presented at the annual Department of Tennessee Encampment. No more than three (3) recipients shall be selected for the award in any one year.
  3. Resolutions to come before the Department must be received by 16 Jan 24 (Department By-laws Article III, §5)
  4. Amendments to the By-Laws to come before the department must be received by 16 Jan 24 (Department By-laws Article XIV, §2)

Brothers interested in running for elected Department Office are encouraged to announce their intentions on the Department Facebook page with a brief commentary of their qualifications.  Elected offices are Department Commander, Department Sr. Vice Commander, Department Jr. Vice Commander, Department Secretary / Treasurer, Department Council.

So issued this 6th day of December, 2023

George Andrew Huttick
Department of Tennessee
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War


Richard “Skip” Rexroade, CC
Department Secretary-Treasurer
Department of Tennessee
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War