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1 NY Department Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Celebrates the Civil War Sesquicentennial

2 150 years ago our nation began a four year struggle for its life

3 Brother Against Brother State Against State

4 And New York Answered the Call More than 450,000 New Yorkers Left their Homes

5 They came from the cities, they came from the towns, they came from the farms, 450,000 strong They put up their plows, they laid down their pens, they closed up their shops, and put off their crops,

6 then they marched away for the unknown

7 Over 46,000 Never Came Home

8 Help us celebrate this defining moment in our Nation’s history. Watch this site for upcoming events and announcements. Starting in 2011 and continuing until 2015 Celebrations and Commemorations that are 150 years in the making

9 NY Department of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Preserved by the Grace of God


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