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Confederate General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was anointed with perhaps the most memorable nickname of the Civil War.  His cousin, William L. Jackson, who was in the Confederate cavalry, was given the less flattering nickname of "Mudwall".

Throughout the Civil War, pay for Union military personnel remained relatively static.  Infantry, artillery, and cavalry privates all earned $13 per month in 1861 through 1864.  From their pay, these soldiers had $2 per month withheld until the end of their enlistment and another 12.5¢ per month withdrawn for support of the Soldiers' Home for old or disabled retirees.  All Union enlisted men could earn an additional $2 per month for reenlisting if they did so within a month of their term expiring.  States also offered bonuses for reenlistment, which could be substantial: $100 to $400.
!!! We are changing our meeting facility !!!
We are now meeting at:

Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary
2965 Leonard Street NE
Grand Rapids, Michigan

The Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary is located on the north side of Leonard Street just west of the East Beltline.
We will be meeting in the Chapel of the Seminary.
There is no food or drink allowed in the Chapel.
Our snacks will be in a separate room, near the Chapel.

Our Meetings
Are Cancelled
Until Further Notice


!!! We Have Moved !!!

Puritan Reformed
Theological Seminary
2965 Leonard Street NE
Grand Rapids, Michigan
We will meet in the Chapel
(See Details Below)

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Program begins at 7:00 pm
!!  Our meetings are cancelled until further notice !!

It is with great sadness that we must cancel our meetings for the beginning of the 2021 calendar year.

These changes are due to the State imposed meeting restrictions due to the COVID19 Virus.

We hope to resume our schedule later in the year.
If the situation changes,
we will post new information as soon as we can.

We will be meeting at the 
Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary.
We will provide more information when we have it.

Special Announcements:
Our Next Meeting

Membership fees for the 2020-2021 season will be $20.00.
Checks can be made out to GRCWRT.
Get your membership/renewal form on our 
Membership page or at the meeting.
Dues are based on the meeting year, September - June.
Civil War Notes
Grand Rapids 1856

!! Cancelled !!