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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Introducing a new feature:  Ahlgrim's Almanac an information source about Civil War Events that occurred this week 
SUVCW Week of January 24th.pdf SUVCW Week of January 24th.pdf
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Photos of Recent Events or Activities within the Department


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Recent  Significant General Orders of the Commander-in-Chief SUVCW (A full list can be found at www.suvcw.org under the Governance Tab) 
Special Order No. 3 2021-2022.pdf Special Order No. 3 2021-2022.pdf
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General Order No. 14 2020-2021 - Lobbying.pdf General Order No. 14 2020-2021 - Lobbying.pdf
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Special Administrative Announcements

The 2022 Department of the Chesapeake Encampment will take place in Fredericksburg, on the 22nd and 23rd of April.  The Encampment Hotel will be the Hilton Garden Inn in Fredericksburg.   Please watch for more information, which will be posted in the coming weeks.

Current Department Newsletters
Chesapeake Gazette Summer 2021.pdf Chesapeake Gazette Summer 2021.pdf
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Chesapeake Gazette Spring 2021.pdf Chesapeake Gazette Spring 2021.pdf
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Attention to Current Department Orders /Advisories / Memos:
Department Commander Roger Leturno Series 2021 -2022
Department Order No 8 (20210712).pdf Department Order No 8 (20210712).pdf
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Department Order No 7 (20210708).pdf Department Order No 7 (20210708).pdf
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Department Order No 6 (20210519).pdf Department Order No 6 (20210519).pdf
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Department Order No 4 (20210417).pdf Department Order No 4 (20210417).pdf
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Department Order No 3 (20210417).pdf Department Order No 3 (20210417).pdf
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Department Order No 2 (20210417).pdf Department Order No 2 (20210417).pdf
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Department Order No 1 (20210417).pdf Department Order No 1 (20210417).pdf
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Older pertinent Department Advisories which remain in effect