Civil War Headstone Dedication Ceremony

May 25, 2024
2:00 PM
Open to the Public

The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Colonel Colvill Camp 56 invites you to a multiple Civil War Headstone Dedication Ceremony at the Oakland Cemetery. The ceremony will be at 2:00, the Saturday before Memorial Day, May 25th.

Join us in honoring these Civil War soldiers who have patriotically served our country during the Civil War. Help us to show proper respect for these veterans, many of which have been in unmarked graves for decades.

  • Commander’s opening remarks
  • Chaplain’s opening prayer
  • Reading of the names and units of the veterans
  • Ladies place floral arrangement
  • Civil War Honor Guard conducts “Rest on Arms”
  • Rifle volley and taps
  • haplain gives the benediction