Los Angeles Veterans of the Civil War - Postcard collection of Burnet Brown - 2008 (click on image to enlarge)
Many long-retired veterans of the American Civil War lived out their old age in Southern California. Veterans of the Union Army were eligible to live at the retirement center in Westwood. The Veterans Cemetery aside the 405 freeway at Wilshire Boulevard has many graves of Civil War soldiers.
Your Museum collects and preserves artifact and histories of Civil War veterans, especially those with connections to California.
MUSEUM MEETING THIS WEDNESDAY EVENING
The Board of Directors and Advisors of The Museum of the San Fernando Valley meet this Wednesday evening from 5:30 pm until 8:00 pm at Lankershim Arts Center, North Hollywood.
Executive Committee meets from 5:30 until 6 pm. The regular meeting begins at 6 pm.
Visitors interested in San Fernando Valley history and culture are welcomed.