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THE NATIONAL THrBUTsTE: WASHINGTON, D. C, APBIL 15, 1882.
GBAND AMY MATTERS.
Latest Inlc!Ii?cnro About (ho. Coinin? National
Jliiranipnionl The Order on the Pacific Coast. -
Kcaiiiozis and Camp-fires Personal
Sfciiiion and linings in the
Spciul Correspondence Xaliona! Tribune.
iUi.TJ.MOKK, ill)., April 33th. A large
number of coniniuvieatious have been re
ceived ur Grand Army Headquarters relative
1 tJif coming Encampment, jiromincnt among
which is one from the Commander-in-Chief,
General Geo. S. Meirill. 3ie writes that he I
will nay an otliri.nl visit to Baltimore on Mon
day, April -22th, for the purpose of inspecting
tiie Department and consultation with the Ex
ecutive Committee regaining the coming Eu
canipiiu'iir, General Merrill vrill command the
Division of the Grand Aiinyjn the parade of
June 21, and, with his immediate staff, will be
mounted from the private stock of some of our
citizens. Letters have been received fiom the
States of Maine, Connecticut, Massachusetts,
3!hodc Island, New Jersey, Ohio, Iowa, and In
diana to secure accommodations for Depart
ment Headquarters and Representatives: also
from Posts 21, 115. and :$5 of Philadelphia, the
latter a cavalry 3'ost, who will attend the En
campment. A committee from Post 2 of South
Boston, which will act as eseorc to the Coni-mander-in-Cfiicf,
were in the city during the
week to make arrangements for the Post, which
will bring 150 men and a baud of music. The
committee left the arrangements in the hands
of the ex-commander, and after viewing the
sights in and around the city, departed for their
homes well satisfied that all would he done
necessary for their comfort and enjoyment
while in Baltimore. Judging from the letters
daily received, groat interest is being mani
festo all over the country in thesuccess of our
reception, aud our hotels are rapidly filling up.
The Posts of our Department are fully alive to
the importance of the occasion, and are second
ing the efforts of the Executive Committee to
make this the greatest event in the history of
the Grand Army. Headquarters Department
of Xew Jersey has been established at Barnum's
Hotel. Mr. Geo. F. Sloan has been appointed
on the part of the Lumber Exchangca member
of the Merchants' Committee.
Following is the text of the correspondence
between Gen. Boss and Capt. Wm. Macatee, of
the Warren Light Infantry, of Front Royal, Va.,
one of the most noted organizations during tho
Captain C. A. Macatee, Commanding Warren Light
Infantry, Front Royal, Va.
Deae Sie: On Juno 21st to 23d the National
Encampment of the Grand Army of the United
States, comprising twenty-eight Departments,
convenes in Baltimore.
It is proposed to open the ceremonies with a
military display of citizen-soldiers and Grand
Army comrades. Remembering tho very pleas
ant associations wo had with your command in
the past, on tho occasion of our encampment at
Hagerstown andthe Oriole, and the very cor
dial relations that stiU exist between comrades
of this Department and members of your com
pany individually, it is with more than ordina
ry pleasure that I find myself delegated by this
Department of the Grand Army to extend a cor
dial and fraternal invitation to you to join us
in tiie reception of our veteran soldiers 'of tho
No'iu. East, and West.
j. ie e nas never been an occasion since the
w. - , -herein those who bore the brunt of the
ftri ole conflict have been brought in social
contact but what the reunion lias been mutu
ally agreeable and beneficial, and it has dem
onstrated beyond a question tho perfect unity
aud good feeling that exists among the surviv
ors of that terrible conflict; and you can say
with us, "we have now, thank God, one coun
tiy and one flag."
With the best wishes for you and every
member of your whole souled command, I am
very truly, W. E. W. Ross,
Chairman Executive Committee.
Captain Macatee's reply:
RrvEETox, Warren co., Ya.
General milium E. W. lloss, Chairman Executive
Deak Sik: Your very kind letter of the 23d
tilt, extending iu such flattering terms an invi
tation to the Warren Light Infantry to join tho
comrades of the Maryland Department, G. A.
R., in their sixteenth National Encampment is
received, and the invitation most cordially ac
cepted. " The hoys " are very enthusiastic over
the contemplated visit to those for whom they
formed such an attachment in the short period
of our camp life together at "Camp Ross'."
With kindest regards far yourself aud my
many Grand Army friends, I am, very respect
fully, C. A. Macatee,
Captain Warren Light Infantry.
THE NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT.
In connection with the approaching National
Encampment the Baltimore News, a Democratic
journal, publishes the following editorial :
The proper spirit seems to be taking posses
sion of the people in regard to the Encamp
ment of the Grand Army of the Republic here
in June. It is being talked of and discussed
Dn the .streets, upon tho cars, and in the counting-rooms,
offices, and workshops. The mer
chant, mechanic, and manufacturer, the pro
fessional man and the man of leisure, all are
making inquiries, answering questions and in
dulging in expectations which daily derive
fresh impulse from the gathering reports.
It is beginning to dawn upon the minds of
ill that the June Encampment is going to be a
rand affair in more senses than one, aud they
ire becoming alive to its necessities as well a3
Importance. The best elements of the old army
ire to be here in Baltimore, and a dazzling
Military, as well as social and business, displav
frill properly result. The men whose constancy
md courage Jed them to bear the haidshipsand
lace the dangers of war; men of such deter
mined and heroic mould that they forsook home
ind love and comfort and risked their lives
aealth and Jimbs for what they believed to be
right, will constitute the visiting host. Such
nen arc valuable citizens, are made of sterling
ituff, aud should be welcomed in any city, for
hey are the material which make Nations
jrcat and powerful and prosperous.
Those are the kind of men who will meet as
smnrades in June next in this city, and their
Miming here is a compliment to Baltimore
Jiich she- cannot too gracefully acknowledge
did an advantage which she would be foolish
ipt to in-.pjove. These men are now active
itsiiicaj men, wholesouled toilers in tiade, me
'tallies, and the professions, and they aro re-
ected citizens in their various localities in
tnry part of the Union. They come to Balti-
iire on a pleasant mission and will derive
tieir impressions of our city from what they
ue and how they are received. These iinprcs
ions will be earned to all parts of the country
.nd will help or hurt Baltimore according to
he effect her app arance or conduct has pro
luced upon the Htor.
Wc should, thcrcfoie, give full scope to the
icst impulses of our nature when the Encamp
ncnt takes place and make it pleasantly mem
irable, as well for our visitors as ourselves. Wo
should honor the brave men. for in testifying !
our estimate of their worth we are enhancing
our own. We should make the June Encamp
ment the event of the year, supplanting, if it
cannot be made to supplement, our October
Oriole. Indeed, of the two, tho June Encamp
ment is tho most important, and can bo most
profitable as a substantial investment. If one
or the other is to be dispensed with or stinted,
it had better be the Oriole, since the latter will
bring a more miscellaneous crowd of visitors,
mere curiosity-seekers, and these only from
within a certain radius, while the Encampment
will bring thousands of representative persons,
and the ceremonies of the occasion will attract
the miscellaneous rush as well.
If the choice was left to lis which of tho two
wo would prefer to have our city, people and
associations concentrate their money and ener
gy upon, the Oriole, in which we feel so much
interest, or the G. A. R. Encampment, wc should
unhesitatingly piefer the latter. Even if we
had to dispense with our Oriole display this fall
of which there is no necessity, sinco wo can
and ought to have both to make the Grand
Army A'isit a conspicuous success, we would
rather do so. than that tho leport should po
abroad that Haltimore, hospitable, patriotic Bal
timore, slighted or regarded with indifference
the piesencc of the veterans. Let us show to
those gallant men, and to the country at large,
how wc feel toward them; let us illustrate in
the best manner for such illustration to be pie
sented, that with us tho war has been over for
many yea is. and that wc have no lurking sec
tional prejudices, no sullen antipathies con
cealed about us. Wo respect brave men under
wi uucumstanecs, but the conquerors ot a war,
the thrifty heroes of peace, command our special
regard and shall receive our special attention.
We, thcrcfoie, urge that our city do the just,
the handsome, tiie liberal thing by this prom
ising ovent; let our trade aud labor asso
ciations, our people in all their organizations,
make a grand move toward entertaining and
honoring these guests. Let the latter seo and
feel that they are heartily welcome, aud let us
send them back to their businesses, towns, aud
families proud of the honor done them, enthu
siastic over tho attentions received by them,
and with heads and hearts full of such pleasant
reminiscences of their stay hero as will make
all their friends and neighbors honor us and
hold in new regard the city which knows so
well how to do the graceful thing by those who
deserve her respect.
THE ORDER IN CALIFORNIA,
Special Correspondence National Tribune.
San Fijaxcisco, April 5: Department
Commander Robinson has issued a circular an
nouncing that the Grand Army organization
of that Department has now becorao an organ
ization permanently established, having grown
from less than GOO to nearly 2,000 members
within tho past three years. Thousands of
dollars have been disbursed in charity aud a
movement inaugurated which is about being
crowned with success for the establishment of
a Yeterans' Home. Commander Robinson says :
There is now no good reason that can be
given why every honest soldier should not be
come a member of tho Grand Army of the Re
public. We have demonstrated beyond sus
picion that partisan political measures cannot
bo nurtured or promoted within tho G. A. R.
as at present constituted. We have proved by
the acts of the Posts in this Department that
our Order is, as claimed, based nnon a trim
fraternity, devoted to a noble work of charity,
aud bound by a principle of loyalty to each
other and to our country. Wc have shown
that our charities arc bestowed on the worthy,
wherever found, so far as our means-will allow.
The character and standing of our members
in all parts of California, Oregon, Nc,yad3a?id
Arizona prove that the G. A. R. is an organiza
tion having an influence second to none.
In August of this year this Department will
hold a semi-annual Encampment at Santa Cruz,
Cal., and it is the desire of the officers of this
Department that a grand Reunion of all
veterans on the Coast shall be arranged in con
Representatives to the National Encampment
.have been selected as follows: W. H. Holmes,
Post No. 2, San Francisco; E. M. Gibson, Post
No. S, Oakland, alternate; J. C. Tucker, Post
No. 11, Alameda, and R. M. Afgar, Post No. 1,
San Francisco, alternate.
Department and stafT officers, as well as offi
cers of Posts, are requested to procure and wear
proper rank badge, as prescribed by Rules and
Regulations G. A. R., 1FS1, article 9, section 3,
which is as follows: "The badge designating
official position in the Grand Army of tho Re
public, adopted at the meeting of the National
Encampment, held in New Haven, May 14 and
35, 1873, may bo worn by ail national, depart
ment, and post officers in tho Grand Army of
the Republic, when on duty, or on occasion of
ceremony, and no shoulder straps or other badge
shall be worn to designate official position in tho
Grand Army of the Republic."
The following appointments on tho staff of
tho Department Commander are- hereby an
To be Aides-de-camp. J. W. Haynie, of Cus
ter Post, No. 5; II. R. Brown, Frank Bartletfc
Post, No. G; T. W. Drullard, Grant Post, No. 9;
jj. AmorusE, mil. Jvearny Post, No. 10: Mau
rice Lyons, Col. Baker Post, No. 13; J. M.
Newhard, Sherman Post, No. 15; Julius Scott,
Rod Mathcson Post, No. 10 ; T. S. Harris, Sedg
wick Post, No. 17 ; F. F. Carnduff, Cauby Post,
No. 38; Geo. S. Snook, Hal leek Post, No. 19;
Wyman Murphy, Ellsworth Post, No. 20 ; J. m!
Adams, Anderson Post, No. 21; F. D. A. Kcy
ser, Curtis Post, No. 22; Jos. Hyde, Rawlins
Tost, No. 23; C. W. Benjamin, R. L. McCook
Post, No. 2G; Thos. Amner, W. H. L. Wallace
Post, No. 32; E. T. Blackmer, Hcintzelman
Post, No. 33; B. P. Heeox, Ileintzelman Post,
No. 31; D. N. Riordan, Negley Post, No. 35.
To be Atshdant Inspectors. J. R. Cowen, Lin
coln Post, No. 1 ; F. J.Symmcs, Geo. H. Thomas
Post, No. 2; II. A. Burdett, Summer Post, No. 3;
J. A. Burlingame, Custer Post, No. 5; W. II.
Arnold, Giant Post, No. 9; J. S. MeCullough,
Phil. Kearny Post, No. 10: J. F. Sisson, Col.
Baker Post, No. 13; August Quitzow, Rod Ma
thcson Post, No. 1G; J. N. Hewcs, Sedgewick
Post, No. 17; D. L. Butler, Cauby Post, No. IS;
Jno. Miller, Ellsworth Post, No. 20; P. F. Hart,
Anderson Post, No. 21 ; Harvey McGowan, Cur
tis Post, No. 22; R. S. Johnson, Rawlins Post,
No. 23; J.T. Martin, Upton Post, No. 29; O.J.
Lincoln, W. H. L. Wallace Post, No. 32, M. A.
Luce, Hcintzelman Post, No. 33; E. W. Wood
ward, Kilpatrick Post, No. 38.
THANKS TO HONEST SENATORS.
IlrjADQ'n's Dudley Post, No. 12,
Dnr'r or Id i.vnlsota, G. A, R.,
Uokaii, Minn., March 30, 1682.
At a regular meeting of Dudley Post, So. 12,
Department of Minnesota, G. A. IJ., it was
Iicsohed, That our grateful and heartfelt
tjjanlcs be, and aro hereby, tendered to United
States Senators lion. J. J. Ingalls, JIou. Daniel
W. Yoorhees, and George G. Vest for their
noble efforts in behalf of the soldiers of the
late war for the preservation of our country in
tho time of her extreme peril. Such action on
their part assures us that the ex-soldier is not
yet forgotten, and that his toils and privations
were not endured in vain.
Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions ho
sent to each of said Senators. J. J. Ingalls,
Daniel W. Voorhces, and George O. Vest, and
also acopybesentto Tan National Tiujiuxi:,
Washington, D. C, and to The Soldier's Bulletin,
Chicago, 111. Mauk llA7tGijn.vvLS,
O. P. Spbague, Commander,
HEW POST AT REEDFIELD, N. Y.
Special Correspondence National Tribune.
KnEDFiEMj, Oswego c o., X. Y.. April 5th. A
Port of the Giand Army of the Republic called
" Sidney C. Gaylord " Post, No. 2&2, has been
formed here. The following officers were in
stalled bv Comrade Alfred Beadle, of Post But
ler. Pulaski, N. Y.: Post Commander, Hon.
Andrew S. Coey; S. V. C, Elijah R. Adsit;
J. V. C, Robert .Toyner; Adj't, (Postmaster)
Robert Cooper; Q. M.. James Balcome; Surgeon,
'Garrett Miller; Chaplain, Rev. A. J. Grant; S.
M., not appointed ; Q. M. 8.. John Livingston ;
0. D., Alfred Jvinnio; O. G., Aaron S. Benson.
The Post will number about twenty-five
members. It is called after Lieut. Sidney C.
Gaylord, late of company E, One Hundred and
Forty-seventh N. Y. S. V.
IOWA INDORSES A SOLDIER.
Special Correspondence Nalionnl Tribune.
C'Anuor.:., Iowa, March 23, 1SS2.
At a meeting of the Grand Army of the Re
public of the Jeff. C. Davis Post, No. 41, at Car
roil, Iowa, an article in Tun National Tm
r.lTXK was read, of tho probable piomotiou of
General W. T. Clark to the chief clerkship of
the Treasury Department at Washington, D. C.
Feelings of much gratitude were expressed for
any favors that may be shown to Gen. Clark by
Thousands of our Iowa comrades were under
Gen. Claik during tho war, and know of his
bravery and daring deeds, and also of his splen
did executive abilities. Thi-s measure of the
Secretary will certainly gladden tho hearts of
thousands of old soldiers. A committee was ap
pointed by above-named Post, and ordered to
have printed in The National Tribune the
feelings, as above expressed, by tho Post.
ORGANIZATION OF A MICHIGAN POST.
Edward Pomery Post, No. -IS, G. A. R., has
been organized at Jackson, Mich., with a largo'
membership. The following officers were
Post Commander, W. W. Yan Antwerp; S.
Y. P. C, M. Shoemaker; J. Y. P. C, W. A.
Edwards; Surgeon, Dr. Cyrus Smith; Chap
lain, Rev. Geo. R. Holt; Q. M., R. McKinstry;
O. D.. Samuel B. Mettler; O. G., J. C, Webb;
Adj't, G. M. Devlin; Serg't-Maj., Dorr Blake
man ; Q. M. Scrg't, Z. S. Moore ; Delegate to
Department Encampment, Geo. S.White; Al
ternate Delegate to Department Encampment,
Resolutions were adopted as follows:
Politics in the Grand Army of the Republic
arc strictly prohibited by the constitution and
by-laws, the objects of the organization being:
1. To preserve and strengthen those kind and
fraternal feelings which hind together the sol
diers, sailors, and marines who united to sup
press tho lato rebellion, and to perpetuate the
memory and history of the dead.
2. To assist such former comrades in arms as
need help and protection, and to extend need
ful aid to tho widows and orphans of those Avho
3. To maintain true allegiance to the United
States of America, based upon a paramount rc
spect for and fidelity to the national constitu
tion and laws, to discountenance whatever
tends to weaken loyalty, incites to insurrec
tion, treason, or rebellion, or in any.manuer
impairs the efficiency and permanency of our
frco institutions; and to spread universal
liberty, equal rights, and justico to all men.
GROWTH OF THE GRAND ARMY.
During the year 3SS1 the Grand Army of the
Republic increased in Ohio irom 1.S97 to 8,511,
in Illinois from 2,-152 to 3,3fi2, in Indiana from
1.27G to 1,750, in Michigan froio4S2 to 1,317, in I
Iowa from 510 to 750, and in Yibconsin from
505 to S55. Tho order throughout all depart
ments increased during the year from GO,(57d
to PS,8G9. It is believed that this number Will
bo increased to 100,000 beforo the closo of this
Doings in the Various Posts.
Grand Army officers and members of Posts will
confer a favor by forwarding early intelligence of
Iteimions, Post meetings Camp-tires, changes of
officers, fcc., in their respective Departments.
Yeterans of fifteen States aro represented in
the charter membership of John A. Dix Post,
G. A. R., in San Jose, Cal., divided as follows:
Illinois, S; New York, 7; Michigan, 7; Ohio,
4 ; California, Pennsylvania, and Indiana, each
.'3 ; Vermont, Iowa, Wisconsin, aud New Hamp
shire, each 2; Minnesota, Maryland, Massachu
setts, and Missouri, each 1. Nineteen of the
charter members were formerly members of
Phil. Sheridan Post.
General Parry Post, No. 2 IS, Department of
New York, has been organized, with the fol
lowing officers: Commander, Frederick Hofl
man; S. Y. C, A. Schoneweitz; Chaplain, John
Putnam; O. D., Wm. Bcrger ; Adjutant, Henry
Hitchcock; J. Y. C, J. C. Yan ITuyscn ; Sur
geon, Chas. O. Millard; O. G., Geo. Madden;
Q. M., J. A. Rutherford.
There will be ft Reunion of General Wilder's
brigade at Robinson, HI., next September.
A new Post, G. A. R., is to bo established at
Chippewa Falls, Wis., and as there arc over 300
soldiers in the county it will undoubtedly be a
fine one. They have had a veteran association
organized for three ycais past, and aie making
arrangements for Decoration Day.
General James A. Williamson, of Iowa, is to
deliver the annual address at the fifteenth
meeting of the Society of tho Army of the Ten
nessee at St. Lonis, May 1'Jth. Among thoie
expected to be present aro Generals Grant,
Sherman, Sheridan, Hancock, Pope, Augur,
Stanley, Rosecrans, Logan, Palmer, and Pren
tiss. Several Posts throughout Pennsylvania aro
planning for Reunions, and the programmes, as
far as outlined, are very attractive, and prom
ise some delightful entertainments for "tho
Post 1-1, of Philadelphia, has only about' 1-10
members on its l oil, and yet its weekly meet
ings are attended by about 70 or SO comrades
the percentage of attendance being larger than
that of any Post in tho State of Pennsylvania.
Post G3, of Philadelphia, has .'502 members,
and between $3,000 and $-1,000 in its treasury.
Its membership is increasing rapidly.
Post No. 10, of Worcester, Mass., celebrated
its 15th anniversary on Thursday evening last
with interesting ceremonies. Department
Commander Patch ar.d Assistant Adjutant
General Mccoh wero among tho prominent
members of the order present.
Post No. '15, of Gloucester, had a big Camp
fire on Thursday evening last. Delegations
were present from Posts 07. of Manchester, and
10G, of Jiockpoit. Senior Vice-Commander
Hart and other Department officers were in at
tendance, and the occasion was a highly enjoy
T. M. K. Lee Post, of Camden, N. X, Cleared
$2,500 by the fair recently held under its au
spices. Tho funds will bo expended in prop
erly equipping the Post's headquaitcrs.
T0MI1S FOR THL IJRAVU.
Hcadslones have been ordcrol to be placed
over the graves of soldiers buried at Branch
burg and Slocum (N. J.) cemeteries. The
names of the dead soldiers are as follows: Wm.
Smith, Sidney Aumaek, Borden Morris, John
B. Wolcott, 29th N. J. Vols. ; Lewis West, 25th
Ecgt ; Francis Hubhellt Chas, H. Clayton, Thoa.
Wolcott, Capt. George Gilson, all of Co. F, 33th
N. J. Vols. ; Peter Bartholf, Nicholas Emery,
1st N. J. Cav. ; Georgo Smith, 4th Yt. Yols. ;
Jas. Henry Yan Brunt, seaman, steamer King
fisher, U. S. N.; Abraham L. Bills, !)7th Peun.
Vols.; John Spinning, 2d Lieut. Co. C, 5th N.
J. Yols. Monmouth Inquirer.
There aro fifty-four thoroughly organized
Posts in New Jersey ; the membership of which
continues to increase steadily.
PERSONAL MENTION OF VETERANS,
M. Clark, of Albany, N. Y.. served during
the war in the U. S. man of war Cananadigua,
with the South Atlantic squadron, for three
years and six months. He was a faithful sol
dier in war as ho is a faithful employee with
Thomas Green & Sons, of Albany.
Comrade W. II. Jarnigan, of Fulton county,
111., was a member of company K, Fourth U.
S. cavalry. He was captured by the rebels at
CJiicamauga and confined in several prison
pens, including Andersonville.
Thomas Fyfo belonged to Company I, Ono
Hundred and FortjMhst Illinois infantry;
enlisted 1SGI and was mustered out at the time
the regiment's term of service expired. Sinco
tho war he has resided in Chicago; served the
Government for eight years in the Post Office
Department, and is now following tho painting
Eugene C. Johnson, an officer of tho Ono
Hundred and Twentieth N. Y. volunteers,
(Gen. Sharp's) served twenty months with the
rebels and on his release was turned away from
pirson with scarce a remnant of cloth to cover
him. He survived prison treatment and is to
day an honored citizen of Albany, N. Y.
Lieutenant A. D. McShocmakcr, lato of the
Seventh N. Y. heavy artillery, is president of
the Prisoncis of War Association, of Albany,
twice elected commander of Geo. Dawson Post
G3, and is respected for tho large sums of inoney
which he annually bestows to deserving com
rades. He is one of tho wealthy manufacturers
of .boots and shoes of Albi.ny, N. Y.
Alfred II. TJiompson, of Rockford, 111., en
listed August, 1SG2, in company H, Thirty
third Wisconsin infantry. He met tho enemy9
at Hatehie Bottoms, Cold Water, Jackson, Ray
mond, all through the Yicksburg campaign, tho
Red River expedition, &c. The regiment went
to the war 950 strong, added 200 recruits, aud
returned home with 250 men, September 1SG5,
at which time Comrade Thompson sought again
a peaceful life.
Wm. Thompson, first sergeant of company H,
Second North Carolina volunteer itifantry, enlisted-in
the fall of 1SG3, having served previ
ously in the first Massachusetts Mounted Ri
tlcs, and in tho first Texas Rcfugo Cavalry.
From 1SG3 ho served at headquarters of tho
Army of the James, as chief of orderlies, while
Gen. Butler commanded. He closed his military
career on special service, under Gen. Enos N.
Palmer in North Carolina. Ho is au honored
membor of tho G. A. R. and Quartermaster
Sergeant of Gen. Geo. A. Custer Post, No. 40,
Department of lllnois.
riRST AVISCOXSIX CAVALRY.
Mr. H. C. Putnam, of Milwaukee, furnishes
tho following interesting sketch, showing tho
avocations of former members of tho First
Wisconsin Cavalry :
Colonel Edward Daniels has a largo farm near
Alexandria, Yirginia, but spends most of his
time in Washington. Ho was tho first colonel.
Colonel O. H. La Grange, who was for a long
time superintendent of tho mint at San Fran
ciscOj is engaged in extensivo mining interests
in Nevada, smtL is said to bo in a fair way to
hecomoi very rich. He was a brave, dashing
Lieutenant-Colonel Henrv Harndon is col
lector of internal revenue, and resides at Mad
ison. Major Levi Howland resides atFortnoward,
and is an extensive lumberman, no is a pop
ular citizen and an aetivo Republican politi
cian. Captain niram S. Town, who was adjutant
at one time, is postmaster at Ripou. Ho has
been sheriff and State Senator.
Captain Georgo O. Clinton holds an impor
tant position on tho Wabash railway, under
John C. Gault.
Lieutenant O. P. Clinton is a Waukesha
Captain Paul Stillman is a farmer in tho town
of Lima, Rock county.
Captain L. E. M. Smith is a resident of Ocon-
Captain James M. Comstock is a dry goods
merchant in an Iowa town.
Captain C. A. Pettibone is editor and pro
prietor of tho Dodgo county Telephone, at Ju
neau. Captain E. D. Town, the best loved officer in
the regiment, is in the treasury department
at Madison. Ho is a brother of Captain II. S.
John R. Preston is a bridge builder at Spen
J. W. Mitchell is travelling for a Dubuque
John E. O'Neal, D. C. Allen, Albert Mowrey,
Wm. Warn and Wm. Spring&tead, are farmers,
who reside near Rrodhead, and aro doing well.
E. If. Stewart (a farmer at Hamilton, 111.)
and myself, slept, under tho same blanket and
rode side bj'sidofor two years; and a better
forager never rode a McClellan saddle.
Wm. Spanglcr is a farmer, and lives near
Webster City, Iowa.
Stcvo Nichols (Indian) is somewhere in Fon
du Lac county. He carried our Flag at tho
The writer suggests a Reunion of tho survi
vors of tho regiment as soon as it can bo ar
ranged. NOTES FROM RHODE ISLAND,
Special Coi respondence National Tribune.
Pi:ovidi:nci:, M. I., April 12. Tower Post,
of Pawtucket, at a recent meeting, witnessed
the piesentation of a set of beautifully-framed
and engrossed resolutions to tho Itev. J. J.
Woolley, late Department Chaplain. There
weie present menibeis.of every Post in tho
city. The resolutions are surmounted with
the U. S. coat of arms, with" the Department
Chaplain's badgo in tho centre and the badge
of tho Grand Army. They are as follows :
Resolved, That entertaining a just apprecia
tion of the character and services of the retir
ing Department Chaplain, tho Rev. J. J. Wool
ley, and desiring to givo expression to tho
gratitude that we feel for his seven years of
continuous service, we tender to him our sin
cere thanks for his faithful devotion to his
duties as Depuituieut Chaplain, and pledge to
him our fiateinal esteem.
Resolved, That a commit too of three comrades
he appointed to cause a copy of these resolu
tions to be engrossed and presented to Comrade
Woolley. (Signed) War. J. Bkadfokd, Asst.
Adj.-Gen. ElisiiaII. Biiodks, C. 11. Braytox,
Ciiaiilcs II. Williams, Committee.
The presentation was made by Past Depart
ment Commander General Rhodes. Mr. Wool
ley responded briefly and with much feeling.
Department Commander Jenckshas appoint
ed F. A. Barton, of Post No. 10, G. A. K., aid-de-camp
and chief of staff.
Rhode Island furnished 23,000 mon in tho
Tho Twonty-ninth regiment, Massachusetts
War Veterans, will hold their Reunion in Paw
tucket, the 17th of June. A warm welcomo
will be given by Rhode Island's sons to her
Adjutant Collins, of Prescott Post, is seriously
ill, and it is said there arc little hopes of his
II. C. Wlii to is our new assistant adjutant
general of the State; vice H. C. Barney re
signed. Chester A. Lawton, of Post 10, G. A. R., De
partment of Massachusetts, has taken out a
caid and will join Arnold Post, No. 4, this
The correspondent to The Teirune from
Providenco, in speaking of Wm. A. Strceter
Post, G. A. R., gave no department. Tho
Streetcr Post belongs in Attlcboro, Massachu
On Monday evening last Arnold Post gavo
tho promised Camp-fire. Prescott and other
Posts were out In force, and a pleasant evening
was passed. Department Commander Jineks
spoke at somo length. General E. H. Rhodes,
in his usually pleasant way, relating some in
teresting anecdotes of tho Avar. It may bo
well hero to say that General E. H. Rhodes
enlisted as private in tho Second Rhode Island
Yoluntcers. In duo time he was promoted to
eighth corporal, and came homo Lieutenant
Colonel of tho regiment". He now holds tho
highest military position in the State.
D. H. N.
E5"We are at all times glad to furnish informa
tion to our readers on suhjeets nilectinp: their inter
ests, but after examining-our list of 150,000 names
in order to respond to inquiries n to tho -whereabouts
of ex-soldiers, neccssitatinthe employment
of nu person for that special purpose, we are com
pelled to advertise for the addresses of such as are
not in our possession. In order, therefore, to reim
burse us for this service, we shall in future make a
nominal charge of twen y-five cents for publishing
each inquiry of three lines, when the nudiess can
not he obtained from tin; records. All replies
should be mailed direct to the advertiser, in wire of
Tin: National Tnmu.NE. They will be promptlv
forwarded. Ed. ritiauKB.
Address wanted of Lieutenant Aaron Thomas
and Joseph K. Knight, company G, Eleventh Illi
nois, and of John Reader, Fourteenth Wisconsin
infantry, by Smith 11. McCall.
Address wanted of General I. P. Mott, originally
colonel Fourteenth Is'ew York cavalry, and in 1SGJ
.stall officer to General A. G. Lee, Dcp.utmeia Gulf,
Louisiana, by O. U. Judd. Last heard from in
Address wanted of John Blades, Fiftv-tbird Ken
tucky, by John G'uilcrcase.
Address wanted of Henry Kelltim. late fife major
'Ilmty-sixtu Illinois, by 1$. S. Hough.
Addiess wanted of aiiv of the officers, non-coni-
lnissioned officers, or men or Pittecuth battery Is'ow
ork light amhery, by John Pnreell.
Address wanted of surgeon of M-cond New York
heavy aitillcry, while stationed near Petersburg,
Virginia, and Lieutenant Palmer, same regiment,
by Pin I ij Yoekey.
Add less wanted of Captain C. A. T.IorrLs and Ser
geant fehuler, both of company G, Two Hundred
Addicss wanted of Captain Charles Acals and
John-Albeis, both of company L), Tbirtv-fourth
Illinois, by Llhott Elmer.
Addicss wanted of Lieutenant Durant and Pri
vate L'ppcrman, company U, Tnirty-tiiird Illinois,
by A. CM till e.
Address wanted of Captain J. IJimmel, James
Kcnney, and Antonio litifl, all ot" company F,
l'orty-uuhJVN'iseousin, by F. H. ooodricb.
Address wanted of JDr. McCarty, Captain r.Iiteh
ell, Lieutenant Uray, sergeant Holbrook, sergeant
Custer, or Privates Charles A. Itose and A. J. i-'ree-iimn,
all ot Twelfth Illinois cavuliy, by T. C. Wal
ters. Address wanted of Lieutenant Frank AVhito or
any soldier who served in turnery 1, 1'irst JUiasouri
bgnt artulerym JLtOijJiyjh.irlea Bishop.
Address wanted of Captain William spungler or
any other officer of Eleventh Louisiana colored
lniantry, by a. T. Pentler.
Address wanted of any members of company F,
Twenty-second .Missouri, Jy John L.Ashuaugn.
Address wa.iled of Drs. Vance, Stearns, or Pol
lock, of s'econd colored cavalry, by W. 11. Taber.
Answers to Correspondents.
We are obliged to answer certain Inquiries of the'
Ham nature in each issue of our paper. Whrle we
cheertull furnish iniormation to auoscribersin thia
column, fft suggest that iiriich labor, mue, and ex
pense may be &voa both to ourselves and to our
conespondenta, if tho lattei and other subscribers
would keep ft tile of the paper. They eoHld then,
at any time, turu to the hie and proubly nndthe
very inquiry answered about wmeh tney ould
have written to us. We trust that each and ever
subscriber will protit by this suggestion.
' Cakolexeck, Laexe, Ohio. You aro re
ceiving all to which you aro entitled.
Russell, Kaxs. Origin should be proved by
a commissioned officer if possible ; if not, by
two comrades. Tho evidence usually required
in such cases varies to such an extent that it
would not bo possiblo to accommodate you.
A. A. A. 1. Stato whose bill you refer to ;
thcro aro several of tho nature spoken of now
pending. 2. If all the evidence has been filed
to complete, the claim ought to bo settled iusido
of a couple of months. 3. Same as No. 2.
I'. H. O, Sheffield, III. Within two
months on an average.
J. M., Waterrury, Coxx. Wo believe tho
feo is entirely discretionary with the magis
trate. D. A. C, Carroll City, Ia. You will be
communicated with at onco by a competent at
torney relative to your horso claim.
W. L. S., Aurora, Dak. As desired, your
case ha3 been handed to a competent attorney,
who will writo you at oncfi.
C. A. Parker, IIarrisville, Wis. Address
Grill' J. Thomas, Berlin, Wis., who will give
you all particulars.
T. A. G., Cextretowx, Mo. There are sev
eral bills now pending in Congress looking to
the relief of thoso who lost their private horses
in service. Your letter has been referred to a
competent attorney, who will communicate
with each of tho parties named, at Centretown,
W. C. M., Bradfordtox, III. If you aro
sure everything has been furnished, so as to
complete tho case, it ought not to bo longer than
a month or six weeks.
E. M. G., Soldier City, Kaxs. Your attor
ney ought to bo able to inform you as to tho
delay. Address of tho party named is Lowell,
E. Loxg, IIu3j;e, III. Sco reply to D L.
Mizncr last week. No chanco to collect ration
money if not in tho service whon a prisoner.
Bex Wilrraiiam. Wc know nothing of tho
party named. It is an extremely rare occur
rence for an application to bo mislaid. You
should writo to the Commissioner of Pensions
and ask -when tho claim was filed. If tiled
subsequent to Juno 30, lSbO, you lose tho ar
rears. Remaining answers next week.
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