Help Honor CW Vets of Porter Co

$2,300 of $6,000 goal

Raised by 50 people in 47 months
The David D Porter Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War Camp
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Is raising money to purchase flags and CW Flag markers and cleaning suplies for all of the CW graves in Porter County. There are about 480 known graves in Porter County and only about 5% currently have flags.

You can see some of the work we have done below
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I think I forgot to mention that just about a month ago, we cleaned and put up flags at the Old City Cemetery on Union St in Valpo.
This is Capt James Bissel's Headstone. His stone was blackened and nearly unreadable before we cleaned it.
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Last week- we put up flags on all of the CW veterans in the Maplewood Cemetery in Valpo as well as clean about 60 of the graves. this week we will be placing flags in Graceland Cemetery. It's been a great start thank you all again!!!
GAR plot in Maplewood Cemetery.
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I just wanted to send an update and a big heartfelt thank you to all of you that have helped by donating to our campaign to date.
Today we did our second cemetery cleaning and put up another 140 Markers and Flags!!!!
If you know of anyone else that may want to help by donating, please send them our link.
Markers up and stones getting cleaned. Flags went up later but didn't get picture- will post later!
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Well today- we got 180 Flags and Markers in the mail- all thanks to you! We greatly appreciate your donations and hopefully we will get more donations coming in so we can honor the other 320 CW Vets in PorterCounty for Memorial Day. Please share our campaign with all of your email contacts, family, friends, or even strangers that would be willing to help get a CW vet a flag and marker! Thank all of you so much!
The flag and markers that we purchased with your donations! Thank all of you!
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Steve Mockler
39 months ago

Big Thanks goes out to all of the DONARS! Please feel free to like our FB page- For many more pictures and updates. Facebook.com/DavidPorterCamp116SonsofUnionVeteransoftheCivilWar

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Raised by 50 people in 47 months
Created October 8, 2015
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Deb Myers
22 months ago

We need to always remember our veterans

JP
$50
Jennifer Price
27 months ago
DR
$100
David Rybarczyk
27 months ago

Remember them.

$25
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36 months ago
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Herb Smith
39 months ago (Offline Donation)
PD
$100
Pat Doyle
39 months ago (Offline Donation)
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Lynda Krueger
39 months ago
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$100
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39 months ago (Offline Donation)
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Heidi Koselke
39 months ago
Steve Mockler
39 months ago

Big Thanks goes out to all of the DONARS! Please feel free to like our FB page- For many more pictures and updates. Facebook.com/DavidPorterCamp116SonsofUnionVeteransoftheCivilWar

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