Monthly Archives: November 2017

Mariemont DAR Honors Vietnam Era Veterans

On Saturday, November 18, 2017, the Mariemont Chapter DAR honored thirty-one Vietnam-era veterans and their spouses. The Nolan Carson Memorial Color Guard under Turner Lee Wilkerson, Color Guard Commander and John H. Bredenfoerder, President of the Cincinnati Chapter SAR presented … Continue reading

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A gift to the Cincinnati Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution Michael B. Gunn, Ph.D. Past President, Patriot Graves Chair CCSAR Members of the CCSAR with Patriot Ancestors who were in the 1st Virginia Regiment in the Revolutionary War made a presentation at the Veterans Day Luncheon held at the … Continue reading

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Making a Cartridge Box

By Compatriot Bradley Jarard This blog details the steps to produce a revolutionary war cartridge box built similar to extant examples from the early war(shown in the first picture).  These were of simple construction using cut tacks and minimal sewing. … Continue reading

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November 17th 2017 Naturalization Ceremony

Cincinnati SAR President Jack Bredenfoerder and Compatriot Jerry Knight welcomed 72 new US Citizens at the naturalization ceremonies held at the Potter Stewart Southern Ohio Federal District Courthouse on Friday, November 17. The Honorable Karen L. Litkovitz presided over the … Continue reading

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Ohio SAR and CCSAR mark grave of only Revolutionary War General in Southwest Ohio in a Veterans Day Ceremony Michael B. Gunn, Ph.D. Past President, Patriot Graves Chair CCSAR On Sunday, November 12, 2017 in a small, but solemn ceremony at Wesleyan Ceremony the 5th Surgeon General of the United States of America’s Gravesite was marked with a … Continue reading

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2017 Veterans Day Luncheon

The Cincinnati Chapter SAR welcomed six new compatriots to our chapter at the Veterans Day luncheon held at the Blue Ash Crowne Plaza on Saturday, November 11th. New compatriots inducted by Past Cincinnati Chapter President and Ohio Society President Jim … Continue reading

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There was an actor among us!

By Compatriot George Stewart Chapter Historian While looking for some past Veterans Day events in our Chapter history, I discovered that our Veterans Day luncheon actually started as a Thanksgiving Day dinner. Our Thanksgiving Day dinner started in 1975. These … Continue reading

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