Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Memorial Day Service, May 29th 2017

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War and Auxiliary

Monday, May 29, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Milwaukee’s Historic Calvary Cemetery, 5503 West Bluemound Road Outdoor Mass with Archbishop Jerome Listecki, Lt. Col. (USAR, ret.), Main Concelebrant, followed by a Patriotic Program:

  • Address by President Abraham Lincoln (Mr. Nicholas Bur)
  • Keynote Speaker: Mr. Jon Christensen, Vietnam War veteran (Sgt.), Milwaukee Vet Center Readjustment Counseling Therapist
  • Cannon firing by Cushing’s Battery A, 4th U.S. Artillery
  • First Brigade Band playing original Civil War instruments
  • Civil War musket salute
  • Rifle salute and Taps by American Legion Milwaukee Police Post #415

For more informaton, call (262) 782-0535 or email dcollins@wi.rr.com

In case of inclement weather, ceremonies will be held in St. Vincent Palloti Church at 5502 West Bluemound Road.