Maj. Gen. John Alexander Logan Camp# 4
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Meetings of the John A. Logan Camp
The Logan Camp meetings will be held at the North Carolina Historic Site, Bennett Place
Location: Bennett Place,
4409 Bennett Memorial Rd,
Durham, NC 27705,
Phone: (919) 383-4345
Date: The first Thursday of February, May, August, November
Time: 6:30 pm
Visitors are always welcome to the camp meetings. Many of us gather at 5:00 pm before the meeting in the nearby Bennett Pointe Grill, 4625 Hillsborough Rd, Durham, NC 27705. Visitors are always welcome.
Our territory covers north central North Carolina including Raleigh, Durham, Greensboro, Sanford, Goldsboro, Edgecombe, Wilson, Rocky Mount and Roanoke Rapids.
Schedule of Events for 2015
May 2nd Department of North Carolina Encampment
When: May 2nd 2015
Registration noon to 1:00 p.m.
Encampment 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Tour of Bennett Place 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
BBQ on the grounds 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Where: Bennett Place State Historic Site
4409 Bennett Memorial Rd.
Camp officers and members should attend this encampment.
Come experience the final event of the Civil War Sesquicentennial. This Historic Encampment is held only one week after the 150th anniversary of the largest Surrender of the Civil War.
The Bennett Place NC Historic Site has just been renovated for the Sesquicentennial with all new exhibits in the museum. We will receive a behind the scenes tour of the historic facility.
April 4th Civil War Park Day
This national workday for volunteers is a cooperative effort between the Civil War Preservation Trust and Civil War historic sites across the United States. Come out and support our own Bennett Place Civil War park. Projects include preparing the spring garden and landscaping, preparations for the 148th Anniversary Surrender commemoration and other upcoming events.
April 17-26 Bennett Place 150th Anniversary Surrender Commemoration
See the following link for details of this final event of the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War.
This is a once in a lifetime event and should not be missed by anyone interested in the Civil War. Come out and honor your ancestors.
The Camp plans to have a booth on the 24th and 25th to recruit new members. All camp members are asked to participate Saturday 10 am-4 pm and Sunday, 10 am-3 pm.
May JROTC Medal Presentations
The Logan Camp will present an SUVCW medals at several high Schools in the area to deserving JROTC cadets that “shows a high degree of patriotism to his/her Nation and has demonstrated a high degree of academic performance and leadership.”
If your high school JROTC would like to be included please contact our Commander at:
Camp Commander, Paul Hesse firstname.lastname@example.org
May 23, 24 Memorial Day Remembrance
Held at the Bennett Place NC Historic Site, this is the most important Memorial Day Remembrance in North Carolina. Living History participants will provide exhibits for all US Military Services from the Revolutionary War through Vietnam.
The Camp will have a recruiting booth on both days. All camp members are asked to participate. Memorial Day was founded after the Civil War by our namesake Major General John A. Logan when he was a US Senator from Illinois. This event honors all American Soldiers through the ages.
August 2nd Regular Meeting:
Program to be announced
November 5th Regular Meeting:
Election of Officers for 2016