It is with deep regret and sorrow that I announce the passing of Willard Camp Brother Harry G. Taylor of Troy, NY. Brother Taylor was an Army Veteran of World War Two serving in the Pacific Theatre. Brother Taylor was the recipient of the of the Willard Camp's Legion of Merit Award as announced at the Lincoln Luncheon in June. He was a faithful member of our camp since 2005, the grandson of Capt. William D. Taylor, Co. F., 125th NYVI. As Camp Commander, I will be attending the memorial service at 11:00 am for Brother Taylor on July 14th at the Pawling Avenue United Methodist Church, 520 Pawling Avenue, Troy. All Brothers of the Willard Camp are welcome to join me. The website, member badges and charter of Col. George. L. Willard Camp will be draped in black for 30 days commencing from the date of this order. So Ordered 8, July, 2018. Yours, In Fraternity, Charity, & Loyalty, Richard E. Straight PCC, Commander Col. George L. Willard Camp # 154 SUVCW Attested by: Leo McGuire, DC, Secretary ... See more
Read the Obituary and view the Guest Book, leave condolences or send flowers. | Taylor, Harry G. TROY Harry G. Taylor, 94, of Beechwood Apartments, Troy, died Saturday, June 30, 2018, at Eddy Heritage House Nursing Center after a brief illness. Born in Albany, he was son of the ... See more
The Willard Camp provided a Color Guard on Memorial Day for the ceremonies Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery on May 28,2018.
The Annual Camp Memorial Day Ceremonies began at Oakwood Cemetery in Troy, NY on May 26th where we joined with Oakwood Cemetery, the 125th NYVI and the Veterans of Lansingburgh to honor the honored veteran dead in providing a Color Guard. ... See more
By Ken Zurski General John A. Logan could not go. “Blackjack Logan” as his men affectionately dubbed him due to his strikingly dark hair and eyes, was invited by a newspaper man in Chicago, Charles… ... See more
Check out the new Willard Camp Website! Visit http://www.glwillard154.org
Come out and Join the Willard Camp during their annual Memorial Day Observances.
As always, Memorial Day as always is a busy time for the Willard Camp. This year we will be involved with three Memorial Day events starting on Saturday, May 26th at Oakwood Cemetery, Monday, May 28th at the National Cemetery, and May 30th for Son’s Traditional Memorial Day Services at both Oakwoo... ... See more
DC Leo McGuire was honored to install the offiicers of the Department of Vermont, SUVCW, in Rutland, VT on May 19th. As a tradition of many years, the visiting officer was given a quart of Pure Vermont Maple Syrup. ... See more
A team of researchers has launched a project that is working to put online records of the United States Colored Troops—regiments of African American soldiers that included large numbers of men who had been slaves at the start of the Civil War. ... See more
The latest New Department Order No. 3,from Dept of NY, Cmdr. McGuire. The order states that "Camps and Brothers are requested to take part in services on traditional Memorial Day, Wednesday, May 30th, 2018." The Willard Camp will be conducting it's annual memorial day services throughout the capital district in Albany and Troy, NY on May 30th. More details to come soon... ... See more
Department Order #3 May 11, 2018Reinstates Walter H. French Camp # 17 and requests Camps and Brothers to take part in Memorial Day services, events and remembrances.
The Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum is in a sad state...
The foundation has revealed it owes $10 million on a 2007 loan it used to buy the Barry and Louise Taper Collection.