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Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War plan meeting

MARQUETTE — Camp 266 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will hold its bimonthly meeting at 1 p.m. Eastern time Saturday, Feb. 1, in the old board room at the Jacobetti Veterans Home in Marquette.

The room is on the lower level of the home and easily accessible from the rear parking lot. The key agenda item is the Civil War display in the new Upper Peninsula Veterans Museum in Escanaba.

Camp 266 includes members from across the Upper Peninsula. The focus of the camp is locating, marking and maintaining graves of Civil War veterans as well as researching Civil War history.

Those interested in the organization, including women, are welcome to attend. More information is available from Camp Commander Patrick Kennedy at uppermichigan@yahoo.com or 906-863-7686. Also, contact him if inclement weather threatens to see if the meeting is cancelled.

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