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iiiff, &c. Thoso dcsirine and who arc ablo arc eivcn labor
, iitid remunerative- iwty therefor; ;Ifis Driven to those do
(JtlBNOA, MfiLEAtf ObtTNTV, U.X..
, . , October 17, 1880.
; siring it amplo facilities for preparing themselves for ac-; l)KAltFSniviliavoyh6honor to answer yours QiUlm&id'ult.,
tivo employment of-many kinds. wiilclucayjoJlko.thoAngol of Poaco in tho dftrK.hour,df despair.
Those desiring to become inmates should not be im- ffiJ
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prosseu tvjui uio idea mat tncy are in a nospuai or an : or tiio?gbol iiows. I cdfflrfioiic(lthi prtseoull&n&JvmdxCoiglit
almshouse, but a bona fido home, where subsistence, care, y0,1;8 ftgfv w.lth. onsIUorablc troubla, okp'onao, ami tioIbucsccss
nrliinnfirin ,.i:n;n,in i.,., ...,,f ., ,w., A.ff a H,. i-i,.rt Ut yfl.u took OiaiKO of my ciiS6. Tho umotint I rccelvetl was
vided for disabled soldiers by the Congress of the United , ' Yours, very respectfully
States, to bo paid for from the " forfeiture and fines of ,,.,.,: , t ... JACOH BAyittM.
deserters from the a mi v." Tlio nrovidinsr for us is thus
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uupriveu oiiine uumuiiiitiu leacure 01 enarn;y.
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"EADIJIG THE TRBJE
1 no Homo gardens are laid out in tho nfost tasty and nr rv .wi . . .i- l.v' . .
boailtiflll miniiw flmirHflonf htxu(t trvnniWhntrMonpfi hv ' wa oik: J ruuuiyuu wcu.y ior pension, lor WU1CU you llftVC
uc.uiuiui manna, tnen oiioci Doing gieatiy uoigiiccnca uy my sincoro Minnfcfftr vftratrydiiifriV&doiie foritfd.-
iinoly constructed fountains and fnjh-ponds, containing i .Your fyioiuu , ,
goldiish and other specimens of tho liiiny tribe. The- ,,., ( ,( ' . ; .t.-Jn'(JAHPBMOiKft.
llower-beds contain tho choicest of flowers, and the richest , ' jjoxviw, Ukio'x (JodirTr Kv'
and rarest found anywhere. The menugorio, though nob ', ". ' '" iMucmber 2. 'shv
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ivorhliv of af.tnnf.inn. Tin nomotorv is -"r. u. ly. jjh.m.on :
extonsivo. is wrtll
in n. wow hnrWi lw fail fvonc -o-hom fhn Unvft VpIamik DKAn Sirt , Please accept my. thanks Tor your perslatcncc nnd
in n, giovo snauca Dy taw tices, wlieio tne Dra 0 yeioians finftl aucco8s Hcourlng my pension money,amounthit? to .T01.57.
.uu unci ; a ueaascone designating uno name auci wumoor xoursrospectruiiy, -
of the regiment to whioh he bolontrod is iilaced at the JOHN HABHlS'ON.
I grave. The graves ave arranged in long regular lines, ' TdMONr, oolokado, Nov. g, mo.
wiiiu u, mountea cannon 111 cue cenuro. jv. snore uistance uapt.-u. js. lkmok. wasiunton, u. u,:
from tho irmvos stands a noble monument erected to tho ' ,E.A1; Sll):: l luiv received my pension, amounting to i,i49,
' memorv of thn fallpti hrnvo-i 1 1US!S yiiul l011 y 1UC-, x "inns you ior your Kinuiy euorts and
, pivvinory oi tne lauen oiaves. ... . i way of conducting my claim and securing the amount stated.
nviny tins rxuiuu upun m, wnoiUj it hu biupussBis in x oura, as ever, "
comfort and beauty anythinc: of which the mind of man 1 .TUlES a. STUETS.
cau conceive. To a grateful heart it is impossible to say i
that "Remiblios are ungrateful." ' 1 Mr. Quo. j-Lkmok:
X ours very till y, V UL UiN L JfliSK. . 1JK olu : x nuvo roooivcu a cnocK worn tne riusDurglv If on-
Sinn A trnnf 114 m flidf iinmnif iTtOSft II micnnniinnt ,.i...;.'.i
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National tlitaiit Hosce,
Neak Dayton, Montgomery Co., Onto,
October IS, 1SS0.
. (Mit, Editoh: Tn. compliance with your request, I will
endeavor to give a few statistics regarding the ' 'Central
Branch" of " Tho National Home for Disabled Volunteer
Soldiers." jNbt having been an inmate quite two years,
and having been so unfortunate as to fracture both limbs
in three places, each in a fall while iu an attack of epi
lepsy, (which I contracted while in the United States ser
vice,) it renders mo incapable of getting about with alac
rity and investigating as thoroughly tho innumerable
blessings and pleasures with which our beneficent Gov
ernment has surrounded us, as one might be capable of
who was less auiictpd than myself ; however, I will en
deavor to give you a little idea of our pleasant surround
In March, ISCo, Congress authorised the establishing of
this Home, near Dayton, Ohio. A farm of 540 acres was
purchased, about three miles west of the city, on a prom
inence from which you cau see the city and the rich feitile
valley of the Miami, so well known for its beauty and Sa
lubrity. Additional purohases since made of adjoiuiug
land have increased the Home to nearly double its original
d iit&usions. It is enclosed by a high fence, with gateis at
entrances, calculated to prevent the indiscriminate ab
sence of the inmates, although those of ordinarily good
behavior can, without trouble, procure passes to go to
the city, or furloughs to visit their homes and friends.
fJ?ho census taken in September, 1879, gave the following
ngures: inmates m barracks, 5i,025i : m hospital, m2;
absent on furloughs, 703; total, 4,008. Tho increase in
the. intermediate time has undoubtedly been 500 or more.
There am .twenty-six barracks, each three stories high,
sifco twenty-live by one hundred feet, containing forty
persons to each iloor ; seven of the barracks are of brick,
and have been built within the past three years ; tho re
mainder are good substantial-frame buildings. The sleep
ing arrangements are excellent ; tho bedsteads in use, arc
the single iron ones ; abundance of good blankets, a tick,
pillows, sheets and pillow-slips ior each, which are
changed weekly. Each inmate must take a bath on Sat
urday , and put on clean clothing. Tho dining hall is an
lmiiiense tlireo-story brick building with table accommo
dations for eleven hundred persons, overhead of which
are. arranged barracks. The food furnished is of the best
and most substantial character, and many of thedelica
'OitSs. . :-.,.
1 Tho hospital is a largo and commodious brjek of three
s,torie with two wings attached; it contains von wards,
each accommodating forty invalids'; besides iu fclio'build
ingCis a ' dining-room, kitchen, public hall, -drug-store,
waiting rpoms, surgeWs office, chief ardmaster's niat
roiijs and various other ouiees ; near "by are two other
-wards for iuvalids, a department for insane, &o.
; The headquarters or busiuess department is a line, large
brick containing the principal business oftices of the Home;
overhead of which is a roadiug-room the fall size of the
Qx.ADt:t Pa., November 12, i860.
Money for Soldiers.
: folt'tluinks for vour kindnes3 in illing my papers,
j Yours, with respect,
1 SAM.UEX, C.1U
. It, affords us much pleasure tp learn that. our sol
dier friends are now receiving considerable funds
from the Pension Office. This money will bring
cheer and comfort to many hearts and hpmes. The
following letters which ..have, been shown ,us, estab
lish the fact: , . ..
. . , Tvsoi. Puuxaok, VjsnjioNT.
' ' ' ' " ' - ' October S, 18E0, '
ttF.o. J3. JLevox, Esq.: .'-sl-; ''.-
Dkau Sin:" I received my pensloh-inonov4; 101551.95. Please
aceopfemy warmest thanks f0r.your.,sqrvices. '
Very respectfully youri,' ,
.':'',;::' '. .TAS. W. McDEKMOTT.
' , .- ; - ; Apo, Iowa, Sejft. '2, 1SSP.
Dhau Km: 1 received of pension moricySiW.67, and for your un
tiring efforts to secure mj money accept my hearty thanks.
! Seneca, Kansas, November 12, 1880.
DiiAii.SiK: Please accept my warm gratitude for the kindness
ybu have done mo in getting my pension-money, the total amount
or which Is. nearly $1,700. . '
Your friend and fellow-soldier, ''
Ejirom a, Daviess OousTVi MisSouur, '
Mr. Lemon': "
Deaii Sir; 1 have received i my ponpionchcck,for $1,879.86, and
now give you my sincore tlianks for your untiring perseverance
iu the collection ot my claim. . ': y
Yours respectfully, ,t
PAIUS, EDO AU GOUKTV, IjLI,.,
. November 7, 1880.
air. G-. E. Lemon : .'
Dear Sir: 1 received a. check. from tlie pensiou-agent atGhi
cago for 802.U3, after deducting your fee, and I have alreadv
bought me a little home. Accept my heartfelt thanks for the
aide manner in which yon have prosecuted my claim.
Yours, with great respect,
ALFRED IL HEMPHILL.
Rkdvoud, K". Y., October 13, 1SS0.
GiJOnOK E. Lkmos; Esq., v - N
, Washington I). C:
' Dkau Sirs Many, thanks i"6r yourserviecs'nsattornoyiu my
claim for Original invalid pension. J have received from tho lion.
uommissionor oi'J'cnsionsa cert meat cuau-.u uctouer l, issivgrant-
, .John H. Ishmael, of Boetown, Grant County, Wisconsin,
desires to learn present address of Dr. Preston, who'was
insTMio a pension. The amount DeinftSi.ij0O.2i). I am crratefullv surgeon ot the utli Wisconsin Volunteers.
Yohrfr, " -' n "" hAmi3LIN. i T- :' ' pf Fort Worth, Texas, wishes to learn-
;'Liiis ' I. ; v ,i . preseno aaaress oi lonowmg omcers, lormeny ot uonr-
i , , ?ja unossH, vvis., sept. 2U, isso.
Dkau Sin: jLinaVQ just jrecolv,Cd si3UrQn my ilrst jjaymenfc
pension,-, anir icui greai7 'gratibjiuo Mor your' pusning.mv case
I through.. Youv&truly,.. -, ., ,- u .. .
j .... - ..,.,. 4Vi.UUV4MiiV.iU. J,' AJUN-Jb.
pauy Js. oth iNew loric Artillery: Uapt, James Crane,
so Joseph l'urray, Second Lieutenant "William Wines. '
1 "' ' 'Itfe&ulliti, .lAi-n Cburv,' ItiiiNOi's.-
, , . ., , .; -.. I ,... ,- Qctobw IS, 1SS0.
DuauSir: With UleaimX inform,,you tiat(il,liiop,r,c.coivcd a
Peusion-umca enocic torf,$i,7os:40. !? unuorstanutnat the uonimls-
iQnur-pay4 y.u your sdyTeo. Aocgn ta thousand, thanks for yqnv
services InrcCdiviitg mo the amount namtut. ' " ' '
Your yery rospetitfuUy, , ; ,
' . - " ' SAKAlt'A.PERiUSTE.
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r S ' i ' S
Eayojc. Oihb. Shnt'Afi.im-
DitAit Sih: 1 Inive received my p&nston money, nm'utiritlng- to
t,m7oV'P6ryonr servide&in.obtnlnfhir tho. Same pleaft accept
my most slnoorS and heartfelt thanks." IVemain l "'
- Veytnuyiyoxvrs,.-, r- K. t , Jv-
JOHN H. BLOOM.
jujernos Oitv, Kansas,
.'. v , ,' October Itdsza.
1 Hon. Gkorok E. Lemon : ' . "'
Dk-au Sir: "Through yourxintu'tiutotfotttsfoc io.ytjntQen mouths
! past 1 have at last reeoiveti my pension certincate ana cheek from
! thb Pdision Ag"eut at' Stv Louis', IVIiSSQUxi,ajnountihg; to i$782.J7.
Mnuv.many tuanic?, my uear irtond.
r Yours. truly, '- . :-i' . ;U Xft: ...
, AVILLIAAI E. TOWXBK.
Decatur. IxUia.va. Oet:'25. isso.
!lvrr.LEMO': .$"'' .; ;- '?,' -i- : . - .
Dear Sih;,i received on my ursty payment oi pension $1,070 and
I would like to know the address of Lieutenant Gorilla '
of Company I, 7th West Virginia Regiment Infantry. JTcP
dress Dr, StoiFer Accident, Garrctt County, Maryland.
iVL Mi Boyer, UnionviJle, Iowa, desires, the post-oftice
address of. Capt. Charles, A. Cameron, formerly of Com
pany G, 39th Iowa infantry Volunteers, or finy member of
Martin G. Goyer (known on the drolls as Martin Gier)
of Washington, Daviess County, Indiana, would like to
hear from any member of the Alton. Battery of 144h Illi
nois Volunteers, especially Capt. Moore,of Company ,144th
and Louis Harbill and Dennis Duun of said Regiment.
J. J. P. Mayue, of Pittsboro1, Calhoun County, lissis
sippi, desires address of Capt, Z. C Bedford, or any of the.
members of Company Iv, loth Illinois Volunteers.
Alex. Douglas, 235 Carroll Street, Akron, Ohio, desires
i address of any of his comrades? of Company C, 7th Illinois
H. A. Phillips, tfo. 843, "Willoughby Avenue, Brooklyn,
New York, wishes post-otlico address of Dr. Kbasby,,lato
surgeon M D. C. Volunteers, also of Edvard.Fitzgerajn,J
'Company D.' oth U. S. Infantry ; was in Santa Pe, -"New
Mexico, in 1803. .
Wm. M. Henry, ot Alum Well, ilawkms County, Tiui-
building, containing the immense "Putnam Library, v
donated to the institution by Mary L. Putnam, mother of
GehcYal' Putnam; also the Thomas Library. About fifty
l m very uimuiiu iui: .vuuruusiuuo mm .uc.efcaiui uuons 10 gee lieSSCO, ueSllOS Tirosoilli iluureBS OL opb. XfUIUVeite vJOVie,
j me.my money. Ypuriure,!y,, r rfiPit wptm s late of Company I, 3d Tennessee Cavalry., " - ,,
..','. J aobLiiiHELoL Goorgo Lt O'Bauuon, of CrQinwell. Ohio County, Ken-
! ;' '" -"' MiiV.Ai,K,,Plss?vroCountv,iX. -J.. i tnc'kv. desires the address !of the sunrcon in cliariro of HAL
L.l.l..il icc .""'' "-; V.' . ... , . ,. , r
', "i uLiuuci . icuu. . :ii .i j i j4. .a ftfiirtii Frnvtnnono Tn iha i i...
i G. E. LKMOK, Esq.: ;' I '" ' , ' ', .piiuiwu. i u iuouwuc, , u. wiu b ui. ,;uuu,
! dear sir: i. wu? gr.ai.ciuu.; surnnou uy raoe-iving a note irom : jiou-a.
vou that my claim tor pension is nuowou. xrmy gratitude Is of i Xel
: any value please rewoivo, it for your kludne&s.umi prompt atton-
XelsonH. Wilson, of Fowler, Clinton County, Michigan,
iu urotunt attun. ' im-i.-l... ..i ..,.j. Rn n jj,.a nc Ot..i. utmijt
tiolt to my case. I roctiivel the pension voucher the Yaufe dav for I woukihikc ptwcuu VvwmW u v , uieucs
$723.47. ours truly, v , , . John Brown, or, any other member of Company P, SKjth
' , J. f
j 'Capt. t6. K. Lemo :
, j October i, 1SS0.
Reariment tassachusotts Volunteers.
? William Smith, Waterloo, Do ICalb County, Indiana,
r wishes the post-otlico address of his comrade, David Boltz,
i late of Company B, 104th Regimout Ohio Volunteers.
1 . '1 4v, , ..Ci ii Tl ,lii.4 . wnrtnti'iiit ,nv lii.mjfnii nl ii 1 Tti ? n,, ,pi11 i "vv-' v
ipioasod with tfio aWi''vou liare ' eomittolofl 'iS 'A3ft. ' Joel Countryman, of Johnstown, Fulton County, l"6w
j .? u . --S?;), .:. .v .v ; . lS- A VM. HjTEST, 'York,-desires address of Captain William A. McCartney,
L. .... wJv ,..I4WkwP.QhmJi:Oijco6w58118W. formerly of Co, H, Twenty-second Veteran Reserve
' Oapt, Cruo.lS. iKMqyt Y ' "' Corps.
; tiQugh;yo4irj 31adi.son M. Bovcr. Ifnionville. Iowa, wishes to fmd
i ion JJjnj&g; hms JU,coi'1 ,u hettVtrolt' UUvnf !. address of an olficeV, or two enlisted mm of Co.. Q, Thirty
l'ttiUKK VUUiNU. L nillWl lOWtl OJUUlCO.l.
j-kwSfv .J '
Where aro those Soldiers ?
feet' north of headquavlerq stood "Memorial HUH,' a
fine, brick, capable of seating 5,500 persons ; it was qV
StroyedXiy lire about a year since, but Congress has gra
ciouslydonated $40,000, and it is, rapidly "being1 rebuilt
upon .the same spot.
About fifty foot nqrfh from this stands a beimtiiful
sfcohe church, of tho Gothic pstttorn, surmounted by it rtup
tower fjtrotohing hoavenvvai'd, in which is a largo cloclc,
plainly designating tho hour from all sidos ; thoro is also
& large boll for calling the worshipers together. thatvas
Oiigli .from artillery captured from the, enemy during our
THiero is alsou building tho same size as barracks used
fin- quartor-nmstor'ri stores ; also anoiher iaed as. a soro;
another as ji post-ofllcb, besides numerous other buildings
and fine residouccs, which aro tho homes of the ollioers,
chaplain, farmer, &e. .
Tho inmates of tho Home aro. of course, a nro nisouous 1 h.mn orV ',, fi i K Yv? wiriui n,; ai'Kt" . Wanted tho nresont address of Lawmc$ Burke form
gathering coming from every loyal State in tho Union, of 'au havu my siucori thanks for your getting my. loug-4olayod f orly privato in Company I, llOth Indiana Infantry, also of
sill nations, tongues, sizes, shapes, colors and ages. The ; SuS!,1; e??ioe ',auU '" e l vuri'hlh,.vunliwtat0 GharM Moms, formerly private in Company K, S5th 11
TQquireinents for admission aro, tlrst. an honorable dis- Yours vcvv-grutefuiiy' ' ' ' , linois Infantry, also of Henry CongiUn, formerly private
onargOgirom mo u niton btaios Army or jsavy ; second,
. disabilitjif by wounds received or sickness iuourrod in the
Un'ejdf.ttiity. One wishing to become an iumato should
wijtq to Gen. fl, R. Patrick, Governor of tho Homo, who
wili s'oud hi wi a blank application, which should bo filled
out as, directed and returned to him. If hots admitted
ho will bo notified and tickets of transportation sent him.
The object in viow appears to bo to provide all tho com
ibrts of a homo, ohnpels. for religious sorvice, halls for
concerts and lectures, hospitals. oxDoriencod sursroons and
;nursqs, comfortable clothing, libmrios, roading-robms,, Wm -ifeurlS-ruh"
schQ6)s, anuiseinonts, telegraph Offices, work-shops, farm-,' ' '
. Ea' .iKWHW, GUBEXli CJOCKTV, N. Y.
October 2$, 1880.
j Gkouok E. Lemon, Esq.:
.uk Ait siu: Tiirougn your mini unu nover.uiiienng work ior urn
i . ,.'.-,! M4.nk s. uiaxJi-N. ; m uompany ll, Ota iumuosoia Ainantry, ast Known ad-
' TiHwii&birpiaKAwivmiivPv Ohio ' ai'oss Zumbro Falls, AUuuesota,) also of Itsci MUer, forni-
, , , L.ib.rs UW i iqka WAi Maio , Qrly of Company Mj 4th Xew York Volunteers, also of
1 Mr.rtiiso.'E. Lkmq4v; ., . ? . j Harrison Dawning, (last known address was Mineral
. Dba,r Sin: 1 have received uiy peuaion money through your cnr:n,vi Anr-h'tmii since chanced to Sand Lake Miehio-an N
1 ahlo eiibrts. 1 get8.$7, , Aeuept my lmst wishes foryour health I opuug, AUCii.uin, siuco umugtu io " t CMnj
i and happiness. Yours truly, ' also of Emanuel tomtit, tormorly of Company F, 97th Jew
. JOHN UUKNS. i York Volunteers, (who lately resided at Iamoka, Arkan-
RpOHKSVKit, Mi xx, November 1880.
I Omit. Lkmq.n :
) IJKAH Silt : ! have just received iny pQuslQlvuioney $77"i-and,
greatly thauk your lor your able oftbrts in eurig it ioriu&.
JHN K. EVANS.
I sas,) also of Henry 0. Shirts, lata of Company O, bVTth
Regiment New York Volunteei-s. '
;mt Tatjokaj, Twnuxii Co.,
' Washington, D. C.
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