Major Henry F. Wallace
Camp No. 160
Commander: Greg Huckins
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About the Henry F. Wallace Camp No. 160
Major Henry F. Wallace Camp No. 160 of the Sons of Union Veterans
of the Civil War is named for the Grand Army of the Republic Post
of that name which was originally located at Corunna, MI. That post
was organized in 1883 and disbanded in 1937 when the last member died.
Henry F. Wallace was born on September 7, 1832 in Clinton County,
New York. He moved with his family to Michigan and lived on a farm
South of Corunna. He was mustered in as a First Lieutenant of Company
I, Fifteenth Michigan Volunteer Infantry on March 13, 1862 by Lieutenant
Colonel J.R. Smith at Monroe, Michigan. Henry was wounded at the Battle
of Pittsburg Landing (Shiloh) on April 6, 1862 and was promoted to
Captain. He was transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps due to his
wounds. Henry died on May 15, 1867 at Point Coupee, Louisiana from
Yellow Fever. At the time of his death he was a commissioner with
the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands.
The Camp meets the on the First Wednesday of each month except
June, July, August and December at 7:00 p.m. at the Corunna United
Methodist Church at the corner of Woodworth and McArthur streets
in Corunna. The Camp is often involved in several other gatherings.
Interested parties are encouraged to contact Camp Headquarters,
at (989) 743-1668, for further information about membership requirements,
meeting times and locations. Membership information and meeting
locations can also be obtained by e-mail or from Camp Headquarters
at the address listed above.