End of the Viet Nam War Wreath Laying 2021

March 29, 1975 was the day the war was over. Arsinoe Martin Circle 78 LGAR and the Woman’s Relief Corps laid a wreath for the fallen at Rice Cemetery, Elkhart, Indiana on Sunday, March 28th, 2021.

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Ruth..

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Woman’s Relief Corps

Gravely Speaking

Woodland Cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa Woodland Cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa

SARAH

ELIZABETH

WIFE OF

E. P. DRAKE

DIED JUNE 4, 1894, AGED 38 Yrs.

The Western White Bronze Monument Company of Des Moines produced zinc monuments.  The Woodland Cemetery in Des Moines, Iowa, has many of their monuments in all shapes and sizes including the obelisk of Sarah Drake. Sarah Drake was a member of the then fairly new Woman’s Relief Corp.

The Woman’s Relief Corp was founded in 1883 in Denver, Colorado, as the auxiliary group to the Grand Army of the Republic.  Founded as a women’s service group over a century ago, the patriotic organization was formed to, according to their Website:

  • To perpetuate the memory of the Grand Army of the Republic and its heroic dead to assist in every practicable way in preserving, and making available for research, documents and records pertaining to the Grand Army of the Republic and its…

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Penguin Genealogy Pedigree Chart

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Cemetery Art

Noffzinger Cemetery, Elkhart, Indiana

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Quarrenteen
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The Gang Aug 30, 2019

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Arsinoe Martin Circle #78 LGAR Honor and Remember Wreath Laying for the Colfax family…South Bend, Indiana

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Mourners honoring Pvt Garrett Moyer, Civil War Veteran Arsinoe Martin Circle #78 Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic

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