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

The 129th Department of the Chesapeake Annual Encampment will be held at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center 5400 Holiday Drive in Frederick, Maryland Friday April 22 - Saturday April 23, 2016

Contact the Hotel at 1-888-465-4329 to make reservations no later than 3/23/16.  The room rate is $109 + tax (Mention Department of the Chesapeake, SUVCW)

Please click the Encampment Link at the top of this page to see additional information on meals and programs

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