What is the Women’s Relief Corps?

Introduction The Woman’s Relief Corps (WRC) is a charitable organisation in the United States, originally founded as the official women’s auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in 1883. The organisation was designed to assist the GAR and provide post-war relief to Union veterans. The GAR had been created as a “fraternal” organisation… Read More


What is the Sons of Unions Veterans of the Civil War?

Introduction Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW) is an American congressionally chartered fraternal organization that carries out activities to preserve the history and legacy of the United States Armed Forces veterans who fought during the American Civil War. It is the legal successor to the Grand Army of the Republic, the large… Read More