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F ounded April 15, 1865, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the immediate aftermath of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS) was the nation's first Civil War veterans organization.

The founders of the Loyal Legion drew their inspiration for the structure of the Order from the Society of the Cincinnati.

Nearly twelve thousand Union Civil War officers became MOLLUS members. At its peak, MOLLUS counted practically every prominent veteran federal officer among its ranks.

Events

Annual Meeting

5th Jun | Essington, PA,

MOLLUS PA Informational Video

23rd Jul |


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SUMMER 2019 MOLLUS ANNUAL PICNIC

SUMMER 2019 MOLLUS ANNUAL PICNIC

30 Jun

Saturday, July 27, 2019, from 4:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

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