The Department of the Chesapeake Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War is a fraternal organization dedicated to preserving the history and legacy of heroes who fought and worked to save the Union.   The Department of the Chesapeake was issued its charter in 1887 and currently has camps in Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. 

 To view a short orientation and information PowerPoint presentation about the SUVCW and the Department of the Chesapeake click the Link below.

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Special Announcements

 Change of Department Secretary:

The new Department Secretary is Brother Michael Beard.  All correspondence and Forms should be sent to Brother Beard at:

At the 131st Encampment of the Department of the Chesapeake Brother Faron Taylor was re-elected and installed as the Department's Commander. 

Department Order Series 2017 -2018  W. Faron Taylor Commander

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Department Orders Series 2018 - 2019                                                                                                            W. Faron Taylor Commander

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