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Department of New Jersey, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW) is a patriotic and educational organization, similar to the Grand Army of the Republic. It was founded on November 12, 1881 and incorporated by Act of Congress August 20, 1954. New Jersey camps were first organized in 1882. The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War is the legal heir to and representative of the Grand Army of the Republic. Listen to more information about the SUVCW.

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New Jersey Camps

Camp 4 - President James A. Garfield Camp

Serving the Trenton/Lawrenceville Area


Camp 7 - Colonel Louis R. Francine Camp

Serving Hammonton, Turnersville, and points east
Commander: Shawn Kenny
Point of Contact: Dave Hann PDC


Camp 10 - Brigadier General Nathaniel Lyon Camp

Serving Vineland and Cumberland counties
Commander: Matthew Wilhelm PCC
Point of Contact: Secretary-Treasurer Robert Wilhelm PDC (728 Plum St.; Vineland, NJ 08360; 856-691-1083)


Camp 17 - Major General George Armstrong Custer Camp

Serving central and Northern New Jersey
Commander: Robert C. Meyer
Point of Contact: Webmaster Robert C. Goodyear or Camp Secretary-Treasurer Clark D. McCullough


Camp 20 - Major General Phillip Kearny Camp

Serving Bergen, Passaic, Essex, and Somerset counties
Commander: Clark D. McCullough
Point of Contact: Clark D. McCullough or webmaster Eric Bal


Camp 32 - Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth Camp

Commander: Patrick Spring
Phone: (609) 467-2654
Mailing Address: 116 Main Street; Bridgeport, NJ 08014


Camp 82 - James S. Stratton Camp

Commander: Jim Ludlum
Point of Contact: Scott West, Secretary 


Camp 100 - President Abraham Lincoln Camp

The State Camp of New Jersey, serving the entire state.  Meets in Hightstown and Cranbury in the central area of the state.
Commander: Gary DeSiver
Point of Contact: Secretary-Treasurer Dr. David Martin PDC


Camp 104 - Sergeant Hiram W. Pursell Camp

Serving the Northwest Quadrant consisting of the following Counties: Hunterdon, Morris (partial), Passaic (partial), Sussex, and Warren
Commander: Mike Kovacs




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