Honoring Manistee’s MoH Winner – John Hyland, USN
In one of the more rare of ceremonies in northern Michigan, a Civil War Sailor was honored for his award of the Medal of Honor during the Red River Campaign.. On the sesquicentennial date of Assistant Gunner John Hyland . . . more . . .
Robert Finch Camp No. 14 Represented at the Department of Michigan Encampment
May 9th and 10th
Robert Finch Camp No. 14 was well represented at the Department of Michigan’s Encampment in Lansing on May 9 & 10. Brothers from the Camp in attendance included: CC Skip Bryant, SVC Dave Smith, DSVC Dale Aurand . . . more . . .
Camp 14 represented at Log Cabin Day on Old Mission Peninsula
Taking a step back to the ways of our forefathers, several Brothers of Camp 14 participated at the 28th Annual Log Cabin Day in Michigan at Hessler Cabin on Old Mission Peninsula . . . more . . .
One Battle – One Company – Two MoH WinnersJuly 26th
The flash of muskets and the roar of artillery were well represented in the Heavens above Kalkaska’s Evergreen Cemetery. As if it was a victorious destiny, the lightning, thunder, and heavy rain gave way to glimpses of sun and blue skies allowing for commencement of Camp No. 14’s largest ceremony of the year . . . more . . .
Star Spangled Banner Celebrated in Roscommon
On 14 September 2014, Brothers Bill Hanusik and Joseph Conger took part in the Star Spangled Banner 200th Anniversary celebration in Roscommon. The event was hosted and led by American Legion Post 96. Also participating in the event were members of the 3 rd Battery, 1 st Michigan Light Artillery . . . more . . .
3rd Annual Banquet – Another Rousing Success
The 3 rd Annual Camp Banquet was held at the St. Francis Church Family Center in Traverse City on Friday, 10 October 2014. A social hour and dinner were followed by a raffle for many unique donated gifts. Several guests were in attendance including Auxiliary National Vice President Kronberg, . . . more . . .
GAR & SUV Scout Presentation in Traverse City
On 27 October 2014, CC Bryant and SVC Smith gave a presentation on the background and history of the Grand Army of the Republic, and the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War to the Bay Trails Boy Scout Troop 34 in Traverse City. In addition to the presentation, a table of various artifacts were displayed for review . . . more . . .