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Tent# 23 Namesake: Josephine Garlock Morrow was best known as historian and genealogist. She worked to identify and list all the cemeteries in Macon County. She identified veterans graves and worked with families to mark the graves. Josephine was instrumental in obtaining many of the research books, family histories, and out-of-state information that is located in the genealogy room at Macon Public Library.

Goal of Tent #23:

1. Give to the Macon Public Library, Brookfield Public Library, Macon Historical Society a written record of each DUV member's ancestor Civil War history.

2: Increase the awareness of the Daughters of the Union Veterans of The Civil War, 1861-1865 by articles in the areas newspaper a DUV brochures in area business and libraries.

3. Help with the food pantry.

The Josephine Garlock Morrow Tent #23 Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865 was charted on October 27, 2005 at a ceremony held at the First Christian Church, Macon, MO. The chapter ceremony was conducted by Mrs. Ruth Funk, Missouri Department Registrar, a member of the Julia Dent Grant Tent #16, St. Louis MO and Mrs. Brenda DeMarce, MO Department President and President of the Charlotte Harrison Boone Tent #20 Kahoka, MO.

Charter Members(Total29):

Donna Ayer (Mrs. Frank)

Ann Bunch (Mrs.C.W.)

Mettie Davis (Mrs. H. Lee)

Marilyn Freeman (Mrs. Wendell)

Jennifer Garbriel (Mrs. Gregg)

Gyna Greenwell(Mrs. Daniel)

Dorothy Hartung (Mrs. Junior)

Martha Helen Henry (Mrs. Berl)

Becky Lang (Mrs. Grover)

Susy Leah (Mrs. Harold)

Donna Lester (Mrs. Jerry D.)

Catherine Llewellyn (Mrs. Bill)

Alta Luther (Mrs. Fred)

Ruth Masten (Mrs. Arthur)

Danette Miller

Mary Sue Overstreet (Mrs. Dan)

Charlotte Pflum (Mrs. Warren)

Michele Pipes

Helen Spencer (Mrs. Kenneth)

Mary Spencer (Mrs. Georgie)

Courtney Stewart

Patricia Stewart

Carol Sutton (Mrs. John)

Sara Sutton

Betty Swisher (Mrs. Eugene)

Sally Watts (Mrs. Ronald)

Elna Beth Williams (Mrs. Russell)

Gloria Winkler (Mrs. Thomas)

Jennifer Winkler

Recent Accomplishment Tent #23:

1. Hosted First State Convention

2. Local Civil War History Travel Trips in Area

3. Participation With National Events in Missouri and Illinois

4. Honored Veterans from both sides of the Civil War