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    1. Re: [ORCROOK] ORCROOK Digest, Vol 7, Issue 1
    2. George Cassady via
    3. Thanks for the 'heads-up' I have written a note . . . George Cassady On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 12:00 AM, <[email protected]> wrote: > > > Today's Topics: > > 1. Fwd: [IAGEN] Grave Markers for Civil War Veterans (Bony, Jan) > > > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > > Message: 1 > Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:01:19 -0700 > From: "Bony, Jan" <[email protected]> > Subject: [ORCROOK] Fwd: [IAGEN] Grave Markers for Civil War Veterans > To: [email protected], [email protected] > Message-ID: > <CALuCB4LjvX+vg=_ > [email protected]> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8 > > I just took this off another list, I thought it was worthwhile to pass on, > to be passed on :-) > > Jan > > ---------- Forwarded message ---------- > From: Steve Williams via <[email protected]> > Date: Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 2:08 PM > Subject: Re: [IAGEN] Grave Markers for Civil War Veterans > To: [email protected] > > > It seems there has been a law in place since 2009 that restricts the > ordering of veteran grave markers only to proven family members. I talked > to a local historian who has ordered somewhere approaching 100 grave > markers for local civil war vets that no longer had markers or known > living family members. He had to persist a few times, but was always > successful. So, thankfully there is a loophole this fellow knows how to > exploit! A person shouldn't have to. > > A proposal is being made to change that silly law. It is currently open > for comment for a short time. If you'd like to view the proposal and > submit comments in support of the proposal, go to www.regulation.gov, type > CFR 38.632 into the search box and click on the first result at the top of > the page. On the Proposal (A095) you can click on "Comment Now" at the > top-right. > > Steve > > > From: Pat ... > Sent: Monday, October 27, 2014 7:33 PM > To: Undisclosed-recipients: > Subject: Grave Markers for Civil War Veterans > > > > This is from SAPIC member, Herb Price in Des Moines County. It sounds as > if everyone should write comments to the Federal Register about the fact > that an applicant for a grave marker for a veteran has to prove to be a > family member. That is impossible for many veterans of past wars. An > official preservation group should be able to order grave markers. Thanks > to Herb Price for inquiring about this matter and to Congressman Loebsack > for responding. > > > > > > The email below came from Congressman Loebsack's office. > > > > This is what is happening regarding the ordering of grave markers for > veterans by non-relatives. I plan on leaving a lengthy comment. > > Herb Price > > > > ----- Forwarded Message ----- > From: "Stratton, Virginia" <[email protected]> > To: .... > > Sent: Monday, October 27, 2014 3:51 PM > Subject: RE: Grave Markers for Civil War Veterans > > > > I just spoke to Gina White @ D.C. Dept Veterans' Affairs for Headstones > and Grave Markers Department > > > > She said in 2009 a law was passed that said only family members could > continue to request these grave identifiers > > However, since then, there have been so many complaints that October 1st > of this year, a proposal was placed in the Federal Register (CFR 38.632) > that is opened for public comments to change the regulation- RIN # > 29-AO95; it is opened for comments for only 60 days to strike this > regulation. See web site www.regulation.gov <http://www.regulation.gov/> > - national cemetaries. > > It will take a few months after the closing before they will start taking > applications again. I suggest everyone who is involved in the Pioneer > Cemetaries (sic) make a comment. > > > > There will not be notifications sent, people will have to be responsible > to keep check when applications will be approved again. > > > > Mr. Price Do you have the names and counties of Iowa's Pioneer Cemeteries > ? > > > > > > > > > > > > > > ---------------------------------------- > Your support makes IAGenWeb possible. > ~Visit The Friends of IAGenWeb today~ > http://iagenweb.org/state/friends_of_iagenweb/ > ------------------------------- > To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to > [email protected] with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes > in the subject and the body of the message > > > ------------------------------ > > To contact the ORCROOK list administrator, send an email to > [email protected] > > To post a message to the ORCROOK mailing list, send an email to > [email protected] > > __________________________________________________________ > To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to > [email protected] > with the word "unsubscribe" without the quotes in the subject and the body > of the > email with no additional text. > > > End of ORCROOK Digest, Vol 7, Issue 1 > ************************************* >

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