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Grand Army of the Republic

Sons of Veterans of the Civil War
Vermont Department

Historical Notes

St. Albans - George T. Childs Camp, No. 36, S. of V., was chartered April 19, 1887. Its present membership numbers seventy-two young men. Present officers: Frank L. Green, captain; Ferrand S. Stranahan, first lieutenant; L. G. Young, second lieutenant; C. A. Searle, chaplain; C. H. Anderson, first sergeant; E. B. Franics, quartermaster-sergeant; George O. Webaster, sergeant of guard; M. C. Burnet, color sergeant; H. R. Marvin, principal musician; J. W. Gilson, corporal of guard; G. S. Conger, camp guard; F. E. Ingraham, picket guard. Past captains, C. A. Searle, M. C. Garey, B. B. Perkins. (Aldrich 1891, 387)

St. Albans - Sons of Veterans - George T. Childs Camp, No. 36, S.O.V.--Arthur G. Mansur, Captain; A. E. Caldwell, First Lieutenant; O. T. Culver, Second Lieutenant; Leo Allen, First Sergeant; Laurence Brainerd, 2d, Q.M. Sergeant. Meets first Monday of each month at their rooms, Lock's block, Main street. (Waite 1896)

Young man in Sons of Union Veterans Uniform

Unidentified young man in
the uniform of the
Son's of Union Veterans,
St. Johnsbury, c1891-1898.
Photograph courtesy of:
Bob Wolz, Key West, FL.
Date based on information
provided by Paul Carnahan,
Vermont Historical Society.