Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW) is a successor organization to the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), the historical organization of Union veterans. Historical records of the GAR Department of Arizona are listed below, including historical records of the soldiers, sailors, and marines who served in the Army or Navy of the United States of America and defended the Union and its principles during the Civil War.
- Arizona GAR History, 1888-1905 (549KB)
- Arizona GAR Encampments 1888-1893 (10MB)
- Arizona GAR Encampments 1894-1899 (18MB)
- Arizona GAR Encampments 1900-1905 (12MB)
- Arizona GAR 1888-1905 – Combined Files (40 MB)
- Arizona GAR Videos
More information about Arizona’s GAR members:
- History of Arizona GAR John Owen Post #5, Phoenix
- Prominent Arizona Union Soldiers
- The End of the March, Arizona GAR – 1923
Arizona Grand Army of the Republic Slideshow
The Arizona Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) records listed above were compiled and written by David A. Swanson, Past Camp Commander, Picacho Peak Camp No. 1. The GAR video and the biographical records of Union soldiers that served in Arizona were collected by David R. Jackson, the Department of the Southwest’s graves registration officer.