Visiting the Campbell House Museum

March 4, 2023

The sisters traveled to visit the home of Virginia Campell, friend of Julia Dent Grant.  The Campbells and the Grants were good friends and dined together often.

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Sisters stand on the front steps of the Campbell's home.


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Virgina Campbell's table set for guests, but not with her best china.


Making Valentines for Veterans

February 4, 2023


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Installation of Tent Officers 2023


Installation of Tent Officers was held January 7, 2023.

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Tent officers for 2023-2024 being installed; from left:  Pat Baehr, President & Webmaster; Charlotte Shelburne, Jr. Vice President; Charlene Konersmann, duvs Chair; Carol Herensteiner, Chaplain; Donna Sandegren,Treasurer; Wenonah Landers, Registrar & Guard; Kathy Heincker, Patriotic Instructor; Sharon Michael (hidden), Council member #1 & State Homes; Dianne Scheffing, Guide and Council Member #2; second row left side: Anna Funk, Secretary.



125th Anniversary and Recreation of the Dedication of the Cannon placed at Lafayette Square 2022

On October 30, 2022, MOLLUS provided a fine ceremony for the 125th Anniversary and Recreation of the Dedication of the Cannon placed at Lafayette Square.  The program was a replica of the program used 125 years ago.  Many of the allied orders were represented at the ceremony.

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Julia Dent Grant Ladies   Sisters Sharon Michael, Patti McClelland, and Pat Baehr.



56th USCT Ceremony 2022

The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Grant Camp presented a ceremony honoring the men of the 56th USCT near the marker honoring the same in Jefferson Barracks Cemetery on October 21, 2022.  During the ceremony the sad story of this brave unit was told as was the story of their near decimation from cholera while awaiting discharge from the service.  We met members of the families of the men who were buried there.

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Julia Dent Grant ladies Sharon Michael and Pat Baehr

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 Sharon Michaels and Pat Baehr with descendants of one of the men of the 56th buried at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.



Sherman Ceremony 2022

Annually the Grant Camp SUV provides a ceremony honoring General Sherman. This ceremony was held at his Grave in Calvary Cemetery in St. Louis, MO, March 13, 2022.

In 2022 Sister Joan Koechig, President of the Department of Missouri DUVCW was invited to speak.

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 Sister Joan Koechig, Missouri Department President, DUVCW



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 Sister Pat Baehr, Julia Dent Grant Tent 16




Decoration Day





Decoration Day



Sweat with the Vets

Sweat with the Vets 5-K

Candy Buechler, Patricia Volkmann and Sharon Michaels






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Lincoln Tomb

Lincoln's Tomb

April 12, 2014




Sherman Day

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                                        General William T. Sherman 194th Birthday Anniversary

                                                                              Pictured left-Sharon Michael, Ruth Funck, Candy Buechler, Carey and Kaitlyn Stacy                                                                 






New Tent Charter


Chartering of the Louisa Volker Macklind Tent No. 24 in Kansas City on August 31, 2014

L-R: Pat Volkmann, Dianne Scheffing, Phyllis Freeman, Ruth Funck and Charlene Konersmann





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Sharon Michael with President Lincoln at "Lincoln Comes to White Haven"






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Candy Buechler with President Lincoln at SWIC Civil War Days