Learn about Grand Army of the Republic at Oct. 14 meeting
Sep 29, 2015 5:55 PM - The program "From the Grand Army of the Republic to the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War" will be presented at the Oct. 14 meeting of the DeKalb County Historical-Genealogical Society. James Locke Lyon will talk about why the G.A.R. was formed and why the SUVCW took over, with a new mission given them by the G.A.R. He, along with others from Sycamore, reactivated the local General E. F. Dutton Camp #49 in 2011, originally formed in 1911 but dormant since the 1930s.