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Mrs. James Mullins Tent No. 17
Wooster, Ohio

Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1861-1865

Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1861-1865, was founded May 30, 1885, in Massillon, Ohio. DUVCW was incorporated in the State of Ohio December, 12, 1885, and is a national organization devoted to veterans, patriotic, educational, and charitable activities.

DUVCW is federally chartered. Females, 8 and older, who are lineal descendants of Union Civil War veterans are eligible for membership.


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President Phyllis Stocksdale Email Tent 17
Treasurer Mabel Barnes  

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Tent Meeting Times and Location

Mrs. James Mullins Tent No. 17 meets in homes and local restaurants when called.


History of Mrs. James Mullins Tent No. 17

     Mrs. James Mullins Tent No. 17 was instituted May 26, 1902, by the Ohio Department President Bertha M. Martin.  There were 20 charter members.  The Tent was named after a prominent and very patriotic lady of the city who was known for her kindness.  She assisted the Tent in all its patriotic work.
     The Tent erected a Memorial on the Grand Army of the Republic plot in the local cemetery.  They contributed generously toward the purchase and equipment of Memorial Hall. 
     The Drum Corps, sponsored by the Tent, participated in many Ohio Department and National Conventions
     Many of their members have served as Ohio Department officers.  Two members, Ella Zeigler and Millicent Young, have been Ohio Department Presidents.

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