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THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. C, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1S83.
JEuthes, bavc arranged for an imposing monu
ment, -which is to have a uaso fourteen feet
equare, and will staud fifty-three feet high, the
highest in the State. It will be surmounted
with a'fiRure of a sentinel, eight feet six inches
high. The names of all the battles will en
circle the shaft It will Imj made of Owen
county limestone, and will cost 2,500.
" Co. II, Thirteenth Indiana," Indianapolis,
Ind., writes us that Tost No. 12., Edinburg,
Ind.; Post No. 120, Dublin; Post No. 13u,
.Spoarville, aud Post No. 131, Dublin, have
recently been mustered Nos. 12!) and 130 by
Comrade J. A. Hill', Commander of Post No. 55.
Post No. 126, Connersville, organized with a
charter membership of thirty-two, lias in
stalled the following officers: Commander, J.
A. Durr; S. V. C, William Plummer; J. V. C,
G. II. Johnston; Chap., Thomas Little; Surg.,
John Waldrop; Q. M., J. W. Koss; O. D., Win.
Young; O. "., llerman Van Koteu; S. M.,
John A. Hendricks Post, No. 109, has pur
chased a full set of oflicial badges, and intend
to get up an old-fashioned army bean supper.
Alois O. IJachman Post, No. 2(i, Madison,
headed by Comrade Paul C. Hendricks, (who
seems to bo the favorite for Senior Department
Commander,) will be invited to participate.
The Department of Illinois, which meets in
Encampment at Danville, 111., on the 1st of
February, have invited a few Indiana com
panies of militia to participate in an entertain
ment given by Keuesaw Post, No. 77, at that
place. A Post is about to be mustered at
Noblesvillc, with seventy charter members.
Kilpatrick Post, No. 5S, Harmony, Ind., has
installed the following officers: Commander,
Charles Englehart; S. V. C, Thomas Booth;
J. V. C, Heury Worlem; Adj't, Owen Cregley;
Surg., Thomas Mills; Chap., Edward Rillet;
Q. M., James E. Smyth ; O. D., William Balden ;
O. G., John Pell.
Comrade Joseph D. McClure, Princeton, Ind.,
writes us that Archer Post, No. 28, has been
organized at that place with thirty-two charter,
members, and new recruits are being con
McKeehan Post, No. 36, North Yeraon, in
tends to erect a shaft to the memory of tho
Sixth Indiana killed at Chickamanga.
Post No. 97, Scircleville, have dropped tho
name of tho living hero, Gen. Mablon D. Man
son, aud adopted that of lighting Joe Hooker.
The seventeenth annual Encampment of tho
Department of Illinois and Arkansas convened
at Danville on the 31st ult. About 1,500
strangers, chioily comrades of tho Grand Army,
were attracted to the city bv tho Encampment.
Kenesaw Post, No. 77, of Danville, escorted tho
delegates to the court house, where the Mayor
Comrade L. T. Dickaou, of Kenesaw Post,
delivered the address of welcome. He said :
In behalf of the people of this city, it is n great
pleasure to me to say that any man who put his
body in the gap between his country and his coun
try's enemies will be forever welcome in Danville.
The people of this city most cordially exten.il their
hospitality to you. You made a willing sacrifice of
vour families, your homes, your friends, your
health, and your lives (if necessary), that we might
have a free and united country, and the stars and
fciripes do not this day float over u community of
men and women who have a better appieciation of
your sacrifices than we have.
This city and county jave many brave sons to go
with you to light for our country. Some came back
in good health, some with one arm, some with one
leg, and tome with painful wounds from which they
must suffer all the days of their lives.
I need not tell you that a great many never came
back, but their names are sacredly held in perpet
I hold that the Government is fully justified in
providing for its wounded and crippled soldiers
who lost their ability to stand on equal terms with
citizens who did not engage in the conflict of battle,
and who have the right to expect that a grateful
country will not see them or their families suffer
for the want of bread to eat or raiment to wear. A
still more careful inquiry would, no doubt, reveal
the fact that many worthy soldiers are entitled to
pensions who have not as yet received them.
Comrades, you are here to-day to rejoice together
that your country was saved from destruction.
You are here to rejoice that your country was not
broken up in a number of small and contentious
States, divided in interest and mixed in nothing
but suspicion and distrust of each other. You are
here to rejoice that our flag does not float over a
human slave. You arc here to rejoice that in the
arts, sciences and inventions, free schools, free re
ligion and love of freedom, our country lCads.cvoi y
nation on tho face of the earth. You aro here to
rejoice that after nearly twenty years so many of
you are spared to meet and talk over old Tattle
scenes. 1 am satisfied that you are not hero to re
joice over a prostrate enemy.
Comrades, I will only occupy the time necessary
to perform the pleasant duty imposed upon me by
lay fellow citizens, as Mayor of the city, of giving
a most hearty and sincere welcome to these noble
men of the Army of the Republic. 1 trust that dur
ing your stay in Danville you will feel that you are i
welcome guests, and that you may return to your
homes bearing pleasant memories of your visit
Department Commander Thomas G. Lawler
made a becoming reply in behalf of the Grand
Army. The business of the session was then
begun and tho various reports wore submitted
and acted upou. The anuual report of Assist
ant Adjutant General J. L. Bennett showed
that the number of members in good standing
in the State of Illinois is 0,524 ; the net gain
during the year is 2,901; the totil loss being
Soii members. Of the Posts on the roll last
year, Nevins Post, No. 1, Bockford, shows tho
largest gain, being 102. Lyon Post, No. 9, of
Chicago, follows closely, with a net gain of &!i.
Of the Posts organized this year, the largest is
No. I'll, showing a membership of 121 at the
close of the fourth quarter, SS2. At tho date
of the Encampment last year there were sev
enty Posts in good standing in the Department.
Since that time sixty-two Posts have been or
ganized. One Post has surrendered its charter
(No. 95), one Post has been dropped (No. s9;,
and two Posts have been suspended (Nos. 130
and 132), leaving in good standing at tlie pres
ent time 126 Posts. Posts organized during tho
past year are: Nos. 6, 15, 33, and 123 to lol, in
clusive. At the eveningsession Senator Logan's
course in regard to the Fitz-John Porter case
was fully indorsed. At the second day's session
Col. S. A. Harper, of Elmwood, Past Commander
of Dan McCook Post, No.53,waselectod Depart
ment Commander. Colonel Harper was a mem
ber of Gen. Dan McCook's regiment (the Ffi'ty
becond Ohio), which was one of the most loyal
and gallant that went to the front in the rebel
lion, it parti eipating in many hard-fought bat
tles and enjoying the reputation of being sec
ond to none in the service for bravery and
strict attention to discipline. Comrade 1. S.
Taylor, of W. H. G. Wallace Post, No. 55, C-ui-tralia,
Illinois, was chosen as Senior Vice Com
mander. Col. L. T. Dickason, mayor of Dan
ville, was elected Junior Vice Commander.
Col. Dickason was a member of company D,
Sixty-fourth Ohio, from Marion county, enter
ing as a private. Comrade L. S. Lambert, M.
D., of Galesburg, was elected Medical Director.
Samuel Fallows, D. D., Post 26, Chicago, was
Council of Administration Enos Bond, Post
50, Chicago; M. C. Mills, Post 171, Itobinson;
L. C. Welsh, Post 26, Chicago ; Emanuel Stover,
Post 60, Lanark ; E. H. Cheuowcth, Post 5, Chi
cago. Delegates to tho National Encampment P.
W. Wilcox, Poht 105, Mendola; II. H. Thomas,
Post 5, aud W. S. Kauti'man, Post 26, Chicago;
S. D. Atkins, Post 96, Frccport ; Eli Bowycr,
Post 92, Olney ; S. D. Peterbaugb, Post G7, Peo
ria; Fuink Clendennin, Post 118, 'Morrison.
Alternates W. Venahlc, Post 103, Macomb; C.
It E. Koch, Chicago ; W. 1L Bates, Post 117,
Pekin;-David B. Konyou. Post 20, and D. L.
Carmichal, Post 7, Chicago; F. G. Daggett,
Monmouth ; T. A. Boyd, Post 121, Lewiston.
The Encampment then adjourned to take
part in the parade, which was one of the most
imposing parades ever exhibited in Danville.
The procession was in command of Col. L. T.
Dickason, assisted by numerous aides. It
moved through the principal streets of the city,
and was the admiration of thousands of spec
tators who had gathered from near and far to
witness it. The following was the order of
procession: Platoons of Police-: Major Nevins's
Band ; Officers Grand Encampment of the Slate
of Illinois in carriages; ICeuasiw Post, No. 77,
G. A. It, all visiting Posts and veteran com
rades; Catholic Knights of America and Drum
Corps; Company II, Eighth regiment, I. N. G.,
Paris; Company B, Eighth regiment, I. N. G.,
Champaign; Company G, Eighth regiment, I.
N. G., Danville; Balt'ry A, Eighth regiment,
1. N. G., Danville; Fire Department. The
Encampment closed with a reception and ball
at night in Battery A Armory. The next En
campment will be held at Decatur.
Comrade 0. S. Pratt, Priucevilhi, 111., writes
us that Captain French Post, No. 153, of that
place had a public installation of offieurs on the
26th ult. Ihe, following officers were installed
by Comrade Utirch, of Dan McCook Post, Elm
wood, 111.: ('oiiiniander.J.G.Co.lK'tt; -S.V.C., E.
Coburu; J.V.C.E. Keller; O. D.,S. A. Parker;
Q. M.. A. Simmons; Adj't, A.C. Moffit; Chap
lain, J. F. Carman; Surg., John Hcrrington;
O. G Win. F. Stewart; Q. M. S., O. S. Pratt;
S. II., D. Y. Potts. After the installation
Comrade Burch delivered an interesting lec
ture. The tables were then spread and all
invited to partake of a regular army supper,
consisting of pork, beans, coll'ce, and hard tack.
After supper the boys gave, some wimp scenes,
and a field hospital scene after a battle, which
were well received by those present. The
Princeville Cornet Band furnished music for
tho occasion. This Post is in a flourishing
condition. A Post was mustered at Brimfield,
111., twelve miles distant, a short time ago.
Several members of Captain French Post were
present to assist in the organization.
Comrade S. F. Tyncr, Enfield. Illinois, writes
us that Post No. 17Swas mustered at that place
on the night of the 23d ult. by Colonel Mattoon
and Captain Oldfelter, of Olney Post, No. 92.
They were met at Enfield by twenty-five old
veterans, representing nearly every battle that
was fought during the war from Bull Bun to
Appomattox in the East and Frodericktown to
Atlanta in the West. The following officers
were installed : Commander, J. T. Yaught; S.
V. C, I. N. Wilson ; J. Y. C A. A. Newman;
Surgeon, Dr. A. Baker; Chaplain, J.M.Gowdy ;
O. D., William P. Males; O. G., Joseph C Har
per; Q. M., S. F. Tyner: Adj't, A. C. Mitchell ;
S. M., William Baker; Q. M. S.. C. J. Palmeter.
Comrade E. B. Hancock writes us that Post
No. 11G, of Bloomington, Illinois, is now 100
strong aud new recruits are being added at
every meeting. A reception and ball held dur
ing the holidays netted $IH) for the relief fund.
Tho following are the officers of tho Post:
Commander, E. H. Miner; S. V. C, J. A. Tnl
wiler ; J. V. C, G. A. Carlton ; Q. M., It S. Mc
Intyro: Surgeon, A. T. Barns; O. 1)., H. B.
Jeter; O. G., J. E. Bentley; Chaplain, S. P.
Shannon; Adj't, C. p. Myers; Serg't Maj., C.
W. Alkinsou ; Q. M.'Serg't, It Maxlon.
Comrade Abraham Diehl, Florence Station,
Stephenson county, 111., writes us that John A.
Davis Post, No. 96, at that place, is in a flourish
ing condition. Its membership already reaches
l-10,and recruitsare constantly coming in. Com
rade J. F. Kleekner, a one-armed veteran, than
whom our corrcpendeiit says none are nobler,
is tho Commander. Meetings are held on tho
first and third Fridays of each month, at which
time a cordial invitation is extended to all
visiting comrades to be present.
Comrade John S. Johnston, Hudson, Illinois,
writes us that tho Grand Army Post established
at that place on tho 15th of last November now
numbers eighteen members, with four applica
tions pending. Some of tho comrades come
nine miles to attend tho Post meetings with
the thermometer 10 below zero, a sufficient
proof of tho interest which they take in tho
McDonald Post. No. 103, of Macomb, 111., now
numbers 150 members, and recruits are coming
in fast. During the last month its officers or
ganized a Post at Bushnell, 111., with forty-live
charter members, of which J. B. Pearson is
Commander, and another at Prairie City with
twenty charter members, of which Dan ford
Taylor is Commander.
Dickerson Post,- No. 90. Bradford, 111., has
installed tho following officers: Commander,
M. Bevier: S. V. C, Win. H. H. Sterling ; J. V.
C, Geo. W. Reed; Q. M., Wm. Harvey; Chap
lain, H. A. Berden; Surg., J. G. Boardman; O.
D., Wm. Pilgrim ; O. G., A. Eckman. The Post
will have a Camp-firo on tho 9th hist. t
Comrade W. L. Beard, Xenia, Illinois, writes
us tiiat Bamhill Post. No. lf2, of that place,
whjch is named after the gallant Lieutenant
Colonel Bamhill, who lost his life in tho battle
of Kenesaw Mountain, Juno 27, 1661, is in a
very prosperous condition.
Comrade Jacob Batrum, Chcnoa, 111., writes
us that a meeting was held at that place on the
27th ult. for the purpose of forming a new Post.
The proposition was favorably received and it
is expected that a Post will shortly be mus
Comrade J. S. Jones, luka, Ill.v writes us
that a Grand Army Post is about to bo estab
lished at that place.
Comrade C. Y. It Pond, editor of the Quincy,
Michigan, Herald, was the first Commander of
the Department of Michigan. He began work
when but one Post was in existence in the
whole State, secured a charter for a State En
campment, and after his first term as Com
mander, Avas re-elected. Ho was followed by
General McReynolds, who was succeeded by
It It Pierce, who in turn has been succeeded
by tho present Commander, O. A. Janes.
John J. Bagby Post, No. 97, has been organ
ized at Hersey. .Mich., with the following offi
cers: Commander. Moses B. Houghton; S.V.C.,
M. A. Lailcr; J. ' V. C, A. O. Temple; Surg.,
G. V. Chamberlain ; Chap., A. C. Barely; Q.M.,
O.E.Jones; O. D., A.C. Berg; O. G., Henry
Pose; Adj't, E. A. Stevens; S. M., James II.
Hope ; Q. M. S., B. F. Gooch. ,
Comrade E. F. Armstrong, Niles, Mich.,
writes us that Frank. Graves Post, No. Gl, of
that place, now numbers fifty-three members.
The following aro the officers: Commander, J.
W.Edwards; S. Y. C, It Allen; J. V. ('., D.
Shehan; Q. M., J. Croinfoot; O. D., W. J.
Cutting; O. G., J. Deem; Adj't, W. It Bullard;
Chap., A. Scoville; Surg., E. J. Bonino.
Comrade C. Wcittenhillcr, Platteville, Wis.,
writes us that a new Post is about to he estab
lished at that place. Application has already
been made for a charter, and it is thought that
the Post will be one of the largest in tho De
Comrade W. H. Harrington, Stillwater,
Minn., writes us that Muller Post, No. 1, of
that place, recently presented at tho Grand
Opera Houso a new war drama, by Capt. Tay
lor, Post Commander, entitled, " Tho Patriots,
or the Scout of the Cumberland." It was pro
duced by first-rlass talent, and garc great satis
Comrade Chas. H. Fish, Mustering Officer,
writes us from Newton, Iowa, under date of
January 29th, as follows: "On Friday, 20lh
hist, I took the train on Newton Division of
Central Iowa railroad, dropping oil' at Lynn
villo Switch, where I found in waiting Com
rade Bebb, with whom I rode out to the little
inland town of Peoria, stopping on tho way and
enjoying the hospitality of his home. His good
wifo Koon prepared the evening meal, and
after doing ample justice to tho good things
provided, wo proceeded on our way to Peoria.
On our arrival we found the 'hoys' in waiting
and anxious for muster. As soun as possible wo
got down to business and soon added seventeen
recruits to the Grand Army of the Republic.
The officers elected are as follows: Comman
der, S. E. Bebb; S. Y. C, A. B. Luut; J. V. C,
C. B. Shields; Adj't, J. L. Billings: Surg.,
Henry Borrall; Chap., Lewis Crowdes; Q. M.,
Henry Coonies; O. D., R. B. Elliott; O. G.,
John White; S. M., M.Jackson; Q. "M.S., M.
N. Hunt. After muster I exemplified the
ritual, adjourned, and enjoyed the huspilality
of Comrade Billings for tho night. Rising
early. Commander Billings 'hitched tho crit
ters,' and away wo went over the hills and
through the hollows for thccilyot Montezuma.
Kight here let me say that 1 am under lasting
obligations to Commander Billings and family
for the kind and eourteous treatment received
at their hands. At Montezuma 1 mustered a
good live Post of twenty members. The name
is Yarnall. The following are the officers
elected: Commander, A. M. Hogan; K. V. C,
A. W. Ballard; J. V. C, J. A. 11. Dryden ;
Adj't, Joe Satchell ; Sur-.,W. T.Parker; Chap.,
Zeba Yarnall ; Q. M., George It Lee; O. D., J.
11. Milliman; O. G., Alex. Gordon; S. M., Jester
Hedges; Q. M. S., Joseph Morris. These Posts
are Nos. 12(5 and 127, so the boys will see the
Department of Iowa is growing under the
efficient management of General G. B. Hogin,
Department Commander, and N. Townsend,
As-iistant Adjutant General. There aro several
applications on file which will soon bo mus
tered. A Reunion of tho Ninth legiment, Iowa in
fantry, and Ilayden's Dubuque battery, will be
held at Independence, Iowa, on tho Gth, 7th
and 8th of .March. A banquet will be prepared
on tho 7th, aud it is earnestly desired that
every ex-member of this old command partici
pate. A programme suitable to tho occasion
will bo prepared and carried out. All tho
old buttle flags, with their sad memories, will
be in charge of the Color Guard. The fol
lowing havo been appointed as a general com
mittee of arrangements: General Win. Yaudo
ver, Dubuque; Private It L. Rouse, Co. C, In
dependence ; Drum Major W. D. Thayer, Jesup ;
Lieutenant Jacob Piatt, Co. G, Hopkinton;
Corporal J. M. Sparling, Co. C, Independence ;
Sergeant A. G. Beatty, Co. D, Rowley; Sergeant
Yalentino Cates, Co. C, Independence ; Sergeant
W. O. Curtis, Co. C, Independence; Private M.
L. Jordon, Co. G, Cedar Falls; Captain O.H.
Lyons, Dubuque battery, Rockford.
Comrade L. P. Bates, Bloomfield, Iowa, writes
us that Elisha B. Townsend Post, No. 10,
of that place, organized last October with forty
seven members, now hits about sixty. A Camp
fire is on tho tapis for the 15th inst thetwenty
firstanniversaryof thebattleof FortDonelson.
A roirof the dead of Co. G, Second Iowa in
fantry, who took an active part in this battle,
will be hung in a conspicuous place, with a list
of wounded by its side, arranged in order as
they fell and died. General J. B. Weaver and
Colonel S. A. Mooro will bo tho principal
speakers of the evening. General J. M.Tuttlc,
who commanded and led the Second Iowa on
its charge on Fort Donelson is expected. The
Post will meet overy Friday evening during
the winter, Comrade Warrington, Commander,
being fed to this step by tho rush of applica
tions for membership, and on account of other
business of a social character.
Comrade N. Townsend, Assistant Adjutant
General of the Department of Iowa, writes us
that owing to tho illness of General George 15.
Hogin, Department Commander, it is impossi
ble :is yet to fix the dates of the annual En
campment, but it is hoped to hold it not later
than tho latter part of this month. Ifwill
meet at Dos Moines, and dates will bo an
nounced in General Orders as soon as tho Com
mander recovers. Two more l'osts were mus
tered recently, making now 127 in Iowa. Thorp
will ho not less than l'i'2 by tho time the En
campment meets. Comrado Townsend has
issued tho following circular with reference to
Comrades of the Department :
Commander George. J 5. Hogin is srriously ill, and
as the time for holding the Department annual I'n
(tiuipiiicut is drawing nigh, and the Commander
being prostrate with aflliethm, it is deemed advis
able to announce that the annual Encampment
will be held at a later date than was contemplated.
The dates will be announced in ('enerul Orders as
soon as our excellent Commander recovers, trust
ing that his iittlictioii will bo of bhorl duration, and
that he may be restored to health very soon.
Comrade J. Murray Hoag, Maquokota, Iowa,
writes us that A. W. Drips Post, No. 71, born in
April last, has now a membership of 117, and is
flourishing. Comrade B. B. Fr-aser, Past Post
Commander, installed the following officers on
theloLhult: Commander, Captain J.. Murray;
S. V. C, Wm. Reel ; J. Y. C, A. J. Russell ; ().
D., W. S. Bcldon; Adj't, D. W. Trump; Q. M.,
I. W. Harnian: Chap., It J. Ward ; Surg., A. B.
Boweu, M. D.;' O. G., Samuel Hall ; S. M., It B.
Springer; Q. M. S., Geo. Cooper; Sentinels, A.
P. Simpson and W. M. Rice.
Comrade Joseph Satchell, Montezuma, Iowa,
writes us that Yarnall Post, No. 127, at that
place, was organized on tho 27th ult. The fol
lowing aro its officers: Commander, A. M. Ho
gan; S.VC, A. W. Ballard; J. V. C, J. H.
Dryden ; Q. M., George R. Lee; Surg., W. T.
Parker: Adjt., Joseph Satchell; (). D., J. H.
Williamson; O. G., Alex. Gordon; S. M., Jester
Hedges; Q. M. S., Joseph Morris; Chap., Zeba
Comrade Joseph Mallison, Sheriff of Poca
hontas county, Iowa, writes us that ho went
twenty miles on the evening of the 27th ult.
to bo mustered in as a comrade of Post No. 1 13,
Department of Iowa. Tho Sheriff is a subscri
ber to The Tribune, which perhaps accounts
for tho interest which he takes in the Order.
Ho is a comrado worth having.
Comrado D. E. Taft, Adjutant of Gen.'M. B.
Baker Post, No. 6S, Clinton, Iowa, writes us
that tho Post which was mustered on tho .'id of
last July now numbers eighty-nine members in
good standing. The Commander is Milo Smith,
who was colonel of the Twenty-sixth Iowa.
Comrade J.W. Beall, Ccntrcvjlle, Iowa, writes
us that John S. Bo.-liaro Post, of that place,
held its first Camp-fire on tho evening of, tho
2Gth ult, which was largely attended and
proved a great success. Tho Post is young, buti
is composed of active and earnest comrades.
Comrade W. II. Hess, Udebolt, Iowa, writes
us that a new Post has been organized at that
place, with twenty-three charter members.
There aro a largo number of ex-soldiers in that
vicinity and tho Post is likely to become a
strong and prosperous one.
Comrade J. A. Boughman,Washington.Iowa.,
writes us that tho Grand Army Post at that
place is in a very flourishing condition, it)
numbers forty-seven members, and a largo, num
ber of them arc subscribers to Tin: TunifrN'n.'
Comrade Thomas M. Davis, Oilman, Iowa,
writes us that the Post at that place, organized
with twenty-four charter members, now num
bers forty, and is still growing.
Comrade J. Carney has been installed Com
mandor of Farragut Post, No. 95, Oilman,
Comrade Louis Rider, Clarence. Mo., writes
that Paddy Shields Post, No. ."G, mustered
at that place on the Gth of last October with
sixteen charter members, has almost doubled in
numbers. The officers aro as follows: Com
mander, Louis Rider; S. Y. C, A. Clark; J. Y.
('., J. A. Watkins; Chaplain, E. Magoou; O. D.,
Fred. W. Hyatt; O. (., Win. 11. Moore; Adj't,
P. P. Burkholder; Q. M., William Davis; S. M.,
It F. Oxley ; Q. M. S.. Jas. W. Pritchard. Nine
applications for membership aro now pending.
Commander Rider adds: "This Department
has gained almost one hundred per cent, in tho
last quarter, ending the "Jlst December, 16s:.
The prosperity of tho Department is due to
Wm. Warner, Department Commander, and his
assistant, Adjutant-General Albion 1'. Pease.
Tun National Triruni: is very popular, and
the members of this Post havo adopted it as
their organ, and it is to be hoped' that all old
soldiers will take The Nation-ai. Trihcm;
instead of the Now York Tribune, Chicago Trib
une, Globe-Democrat, and all other papers of
their ilk, who aro continually insulting anil
slandering pensioners and applicants for pen
sions. Don't subscribe nor buy an unfriendly
paper, for our cause is a just one, hotwithstand
ing Grant has gone back on us."
Comrade John W. Campion, Edgerton, Mo.,
writes us that Col. Albion P. Pease, A. A. G.,
recently installed the following officers of Capt.
D. M. Birch I'ost, No. -19, at that place: Com
mander, John W. Campion; S. Y. C, James
Davis; J. Y. C, Levi Rice; Surg., A. It Cant
well ; t. M., A. J. Cook ; Chaplain, J. Jennings;
O. I)., AdamjNifl'; O. G., Edmon Ogden ; Adj't,
I J. F. Clark.
Comrado Joseph IJ'tt. Lexington, Mo., who
sends us two new subscribers, writes that J. A.
Mulligan Post of that place has installed the
following officers: Commander, 11. W. Tanner;
S. Y. C, William Boothnar: J. V. C, Bartlett
Beams; Chaplain, John Minard; ). I)., John
Burris; (). O., Gustavo Pirner; Adj't, B. 11.
Comrado James Devore, Brookfield, Mo.,
writes us that a new Post has been mustered at
that place, with twenty-live charter members.
Upwards of twenty-five additional applications
Comrade C. L. Myers, of Elmer E. Ellsworth
Tost, No. 22, Ellsworth, Kan., writes: "At. tho
first regular meeting in January of our Post,
Comrade Z. Jackson, who was detailed for tho
purpose, installed the following ofliceis for tho
ensuing year: Commander, . A. Gebheardt;
S. V. C, A. W. Tolksdorif; J. V. ('.. G.; W.
Sparr; Chap., A. Schmidt; (J.M., A. It Heppurly;
Surg., J. It Doig: Adj't, C. L. .Myers; .,f).,
A. Patterson; O. G., J. 11. Ilotighland ; S M.,
T. J. Noble; Q. ,M. S., Andy Ryan. Our Post
is in a very flourishing condition. We havo
eighty-five members with ten new applications
for membership. Tho eighty-five members
represent twenty States, which shows how
generally tho old vets of tho ' late unpleasant
ness' havo taken Greeley's advice aud gone
Comrade "L" writes us that Post No, 92,
Seneca, Kan., is in a very flourishing condition,
and has installed the following officers: Com
mander, N. If. Martin; Chap., J.W. Larimer;
Surg., Guy Smith; O. D., Lewis Shecley; O.
G..S.S. Campbell; Q.M., 1UI. Fabrick; Adj't,
James L. Brockiuau; S. M., G. W. Plunier; Q.
M.S., G. W. Johnson.
Comrado I'M. Short, Clifton, Kansas, writes
us that he would like to hear from any member
of Co. F, Eighty -suvunth Indiana regiment, who
happens to see this. Sodgewick Post, No. 21, at
Cliftoji, is doing very well. A recent public
installation of its officers was a grand success;
an excellent supper was served, followed by
fine music. The Post now numbers about sixty.
Comrade T. J. Anderson, Topeka, Kansas,
who was elected Department Commander of
Kansas at tho recent Encampment at Wyan
dotte, has appointed Comrade 11. X. Devendorf
his Assistant Adjutant-General. The other
members of the staff will bo appointed shortly.
General Harker Post, Saline county, Neb., is
' flourishing and doing a good work. A public
J installation of officers took place recently, fol
1 lowed bv a supper of hard-tack and beans. On
tho 1st inst. tho Post had a wood chopping for
the benefit of the widow of a comrade who died
about a year ago. Our correspondent says:
" Wo don't intend to let his widow or children
suffer while wo can prevent it. There are six
l'osts in Salino county, four of which have
given entertainments this winter. Tho other
two will probably do so shortly."
Comrado A. G. Kingbury, Ponca, Dixon co.,
Neb., writes: Recently held a pnblic installa
tion of officers, on which occasion Hon. J. B.
Barnes delivered a stirring address on tho
work of the G. A. It Comrade L. W. Herring,
Commander, was tho installing officer. At a
meeting held on the 27th ult, a series of reso
lutions, which will bo submitted to Congress
men aud Senators, were adopted, urging the
granting of pensions to all who were prisoners
of war in rebel prisons.
Comrade J. F. Early, Wilber, Neb., writes us
that C. G. Hasker Post, No. 51, of that place,
now numbers fifty-eight members, and it is ex
pected that it will soon bo seventy-five strong.
Comrado G. W. Ball recently installed the
following officers of James A. Garfield Post, No.
60, Red Cloud, Webster co., Nob. : Commander,
M. B. McXilt; S. V. C, W. P.. Roby; J. Y. C,
N. Sanford; Adj't, Samuel West; Q. M., J. A.
Tulleys; Surg., E.T. Fearn; Chap..Wm.Parkcs;
(). IX James Fermau; O. G., O. It Downs ;.S.
M., JI. B. Simonds.
Comrade TX, B.Baker, Yaneouvor, Washing
i Territory, writes that Colonel Ellsworth I'ost,
No. 2, at that place, had a public installation
ol ouicers on the Dili ult. at the .sully theatre,
which was crowded by friends of the Post. Tho
officers installed were: Commander, I, D. Ge
oghegan: S. Y. C, Win. II. Hunt: J. Y. C, D. B.
Baker; Chaplain, N. F. Polton; Q.M.,Wm. H.
Browster; O. 1)., Wm. H. Knapp; Adj't, J. C.
HAIL TO THE CHIEF.
Tho lloston ISnnrjiicI in Honor of d'cncral Tan
After tho adjournment of the annual En
campment of the Department of Massachusetts
at Boston on the oOlh ult. a complimentary
banquet to Commander-in-Chief Van Dervoort
was given at Faneuil Hall, six hundred com
rades being present. Past Commander Patch
presided, and after tho viands had been dis
patched introduced (icuer.il Van Dervoort, who
was greeted with great enthusiasm. Opening
with the remark that he observed the comrades
had taken hold of tho rations with the same,
gusto with which they used to in olden times,
he said he should remember with pleasure his
visit to Massachusetts. He thanked God the
war for the Union was fought when it was his
privilege to participate in it, even as a private
soldier. Ho was thankful there was an organ
ization whose, nanio is syiionomoits with patri
otism and loyalty. He referred to tho estab
lishmentof tho Soldiers' Home in terms of warm
commendation, aud spoke briefly regarding
those who aro accustomed to inveigh against
the pension system, declaring he had found
that the men who aro carping at the pension
list were those whose knees trembled and
whose bleared eyes turned toward Canada
whenever there was a draft. Ho believed the
duty ho, is now engaged in is a high and
holy one, and ho rejoiced that when he
spurned in Andersonville the proffer to enlist
in the rebel army he made it possible for him
to join an organization which no one on whom
rests tho slightest taint of treason can enter.
In closing, ho spoke eloquently of the princi
ples of tho Order, and invoked tho comrades to
over cherish fraternity, charity, and loyalty.
General B. F. Butler was then introduced as
the first soldier Governor of Massachusetts.
After a graceful r.IIusion to tho patriotism of
twenty years ago, he said :
With you or u there can never he any political
(lUCatiou. AVe know a soldier i always and wi'.l
always be right. When one comes anil say nucli'
a one has adopted a certain creed in religion or a
certain principle in polities we'll say. "Well, he
fought for the right to do so.'1 There is no danger
tba't'a true soldier will get too large a pension.
Serving in Congress lor ten years, I can say 1 never
found in those who fought agaiu-t us any disposi
tion to object to the old soldier getting his pension.
The country will never grow restive with the
thought that the true, hom-t soldier will get too
much pension. Massachusetts, promised that she
would take, care of her soldiers, and nobiy has she
kept that promise. When you. Grand Commander,
go back to the great Vc-t tell them that among
the Yankees of Massachusetts., who live on codfish
and beans, you found the be-t provision lor the
soldiers of any State in the. liiion. And if they
dotflit it, send to me, and I'll send you reports and
documents that will abundantly .novo the truth ol"
what I say.
Among the other speak ors were Mayor Pal
mer, Commander Evans, Junior Vice -Commander-in-Chief
Bangs, Comrado Pitman of
Marblehcad, Adjutant-General Brown of Oma
ha, and Past Department Commander " Jack"
A pleasant incident was tho presentation to
Commander Patch of an elegant gold Past
Commander's badge from the members of the
Encampment. Comiade George W. Nason,
past commander of Post HO, of Franklin, made
the presentation speech, to which Commander
Patch responded in his happiest vein.
Tribune Applications for Post Charters.
Samuel nallcock, Dtindas, Rico co.,-Minn.,
souds an application for a Post charter, signed
1)3 forty-one ex-soldiers. It will be forwarded
Thomas Boycs, Mt. Ida, Grant co., Wis.,
writes for instructions concerning the procur
ing of a charter for a new Post, which it is
proposed to establish at Lancaster, Wis., aud
called Callis Post. Instructions havo been for
warded. Requests for blank applications for Post
charters havo also been received from the fol
lowing: G. H. Norton, Eustis. Florida; William B.
I Abrams, Wells, New York; Silas Walker, Yern-
dalc, .Minnesota; h. Hamilton, J hojnpsonville,
Illinois; Frederick Parmelce, West Grauby,
Connecticut; G. M. Stannard, Lexington,
3Iichigan; E. It Kirkpalrick, Lancaster, Mc. ;
Philip Assmus, Manilla, N. Y..; J. S. Jones,
luka, Illinois; C. Darmitzor, Twin Bridges,
Madison county, Montana Territory; Fred
Campbell, Morris, Tioga county, Pa.
No More Touts for Soldiers' Koinilons.
In the Senate, on the .'50th ult, Mr. Cock roll
(Mo.) staled that the Committee on Military
Affairs, to whom was referred tho joint resolu
tion (II. It 320) authorizing the Secretary of
War to loan to the directors of the competitive
drill at Nashville, Tenn., one hundred tents,
had duly considered the same and instructed
him to report it adversely, and to say that in
pursuance of tho notice, given to the Senato at
I bo last session, the Committee on Military
Affairs havo not deemed it proper to authorize
the loan of any more tents, or flags or tent
poles. It was involving a great expense to tho
Government, and rapidly consuming all tho
tents on hand. Tho joint resolution was ac
cordingly postponed indefinitely. So our ex
soldiors will now bo deprived of the uho of Jov
ornmeut touts as well as condemned cannon.
The 1'Ji'd Pennsylvania lu'snaenlal llcuiiion.
Tho Reunion of tho One Hundred and Twenty-second
regiment Pennsylvania volunteers
will be held on tho afternoon and evening of
May 17th. at Lancaster, Pa. Tho regiment
has not held a Reunion since the war. It was
commanded by Colonel Emleii Franklin.
. - .
Wlio-4.':m Aiism-r This Question !
To tho Editor National Tuinuxi::
In the summer of ISO I an expedition was sent out
from Fortress Monroe tor the capture of the forts at
Ilatteras Inlet. Alter an engagement of several
hours, the stars and stripes w eve displayed by the
j forts, and Admiral Cioldnborough. taking this for a
sign ol surrender, ordered the .uoiitU'ello to pro
ceed inside the harbor to arrange ihe term. Keyr
ing, however, that he might run aground, a tug was
sent along. Jt was attached to the .niticet!o by a
large hawser, and followed at a distance of -100 or
.r00 feet. When the Monliccllo got within 500 yards
of Forts J bitterns and Clark sho suddenly ran
aground, and tho guns of the forts at once opened
upon her. When the crew of the tugboat saw her
dilemma, instead of coming to her aid, they cast oil'
tho hawser and made for the lluut at full speed.
Captain Ilrown, however, was equal to tho emerg
ency, uml tlually succeeded in getting the Monti
cello oil", after "having been exposed for tllty-llvo
minutes to the enemy's lire, which, however, for
tunately, did no damage. The net day the forts
surrendered to General Butler, and tho tirst rebel
harbor on tho Atlantic coast was closed to com
merce. Now, what I want to know is, whether
any of the subscribers to This Tkiwnk can tell me
the name of that tugboat ?
"WuiTit Lake, N. Y.- Cuaklis Wiktiuis.
CHRONOLOGY OF THE WAR.
Tlio Leading KtohIs of the War Arranged by
Feb. 13. Electoral vote counted. Lincoln and
Hamlin officially dcclr.red elected.
" 3G. Seizure of United States Arsenal and
Barracks at San Antonio. Texas.
" 18. Jefferson Davis inaugurated "President
of the Confederate States of America."
Feb. 12. Skirmish at Sprinfield, Mo., by Third
Illinois cavalry and Thirty-seventh
Illinois infantry and Bowen's battl'n
" 12-16. Siege and capture of Fort Donelson,
Tenn., by troops under commnnd of
Major-Gencral U. S. Grant.
" 14. Skirmish at Blooming Gap, W. Va., by
First West Virginia cavalry, Seventh
West Virginia infantry, Co. A, First
Ohio cavalry, and Eighth Ohio in
fantry. " 15. Action at Venus Point. Ga., by detach
ment of Third Ithodc Island heavy
" 15. Occupation of Bowling Green, Ky., by
Fourth Ohio cavalry. Eighteenth Ohio
infantry. Thirty-seventh Indiana in
fauty, and Nineteenth and Twenty
fourth Illinois infantry, advance
guard of Army of the Ohio.
" 15-22. Expedition to Earlport, Miss., by de
tachment of Birges Illinois sharp
shooters and Gunboat Tyler, U. S.
" 16. Action at Potts' Hill, Ark., by detach
ments of Third Illinois cavalry. First
Missouri cavalry, Wright's battalion
Missouri cavalry and Brown's Mis
souri battery -
" 17. Action at Sugar Creek, Ark., by de
tachments of Third Illinoi-J cavalry.
Thirty-seventh Illinois infantry. First
nod Fourth Missouri eavulry, Ninth
Iowa infantry, nnd Bo wen's battery.
Feb. 13. Skirmish at Smithfield, Va., by Twelfth
" 11. Skirmish at Brentsvilie, Va., by First
" 11. Action at Gordon's Landing, Bed River,
La., by L. ri. Ram "(lueeu of the
" 15. Skirmish at Cainsville, Tenn., by One
Hundred and Twenty-third Illinois
infantry and one company of Fifth
" 15. Skirmish at Nolensville, Tenn., by
Second Minnesota infantry.
" 15. Skirmish at Arkadclphia. Ark., by Cap
tain Brown's command.
" 10. Skirmish at Homney, Vn., by detach
ments of One Hundred and Sixteenth
and One Hundred and Twenty-second
Feb. 12. Skirmish at Bock House, VT. Va., by
Fourteenth Kei.tucky infantry.
" 12. Skirmish at Caddo Gap, Ark., by Second
12. Skirmish at Lake City, Fla., by Fortieth
Massachusetts infantry and a bat
talion Massachusetts cavalry.
" 12. Skirmish at Decatur, Miss., by Sixteenth
Corps train guard.
" 12. Skirmish at Chunky Station, Miss., by
Twentieth, Twenty-ninth, Thirty
lirst. Forty-fifth and One Hundred
and Twcntv-fourth Illinois infantry.
" 13. Skirmish at Viuksburg. Miss., by Fifty
second V. S. colored troops.
" 13. Skirmish at Tunnel Hill by cavalry ad
vance of General Sherman's forces,
commanded by Colonel Winslow,
Fourth Iowa cavalry.
" 11. Skirmish at Boss's Landing, Grand
Lake, Ark., by Fifty-iir.it U. S. colored
" If. Occupation of Meridian, Miss., by
General Sherman's forces.
" 11. Skirmish at Gainesville, Fla., by For
tieth Massachusetts infantry.
" 11. Skirmish at Brentsvilie, Va., by Thir
teenth Pennsylvania cavalry.
" 11. Skirmish at Waterproof, Ga., by Forty
ninth U. ri. colored troops.
" 10. Skirmish at Lauderdale Springs, Miss.,
by Thirty -si cund Wisconsin infantry
and an Indiana regiment.
Feb. 11. Action at Blackville. S. C, by Kilpat
rlck's cavalrv division.
" 11. Action at Sugar Lonf Battery, Federal
Point, N. C. by troops of Twenty
fourth and Twenty-fifth Corps, under
" 12. Action at Orangeburg, North Edisto
Kiver, S. C, by Seventeenth Corps.
" 11. Action at Gunter's Bridge, S- C, by
Kilpatriek's cavalry division.
" 15. Action at Congarce Creek, S. C, by Fif
" 16. Skirmish at Cedar Keys, Fla., by Sec
ond U. S. colored troops.
" 16-17. Engagement at Columbia, S. C, by
Answer's to Correspondents.
F. A. R., Heading, Mich. Money is the standard
of valuo which circulates as a medium of exchange
in any country or between countries.. Legal tender
is what its name implies i. c, a currency that is a
legal payment when tendered of all debts public or
private. Gold is the basis of our money standard,
ami is, therefore, tho only currency that can be
iitwd in payment of import duties. Greenbacks: are
legal tenders to a certain extent only. Trade dollars
arc not legal tenders.
L. II. G., Valley Falls. Kan. 1. Widow can complete
original claim of soldier and. if filed priorto.luly I.
lss.0. can draw the arrears. If his death was due to
thedisability for which he applied and she filed her
claim prior to .July 1, l.vJO, when she completes the
original claim, she, of course, establishes her own
claim, and pension continues to her. "Where death is
due to disease other than that for which his claim
was filed, but incident thereW . it becomes a med
ical question which must be settled by the Pension
Otlicc in each cae. It is a hypothetical query
which no ote '-an intelligently answer without all
the facts in the ease. 2. Widow is entitled nnd can
file claim at nny time, but .can only draw from
date of application if tiled since June :J0, 1SS0. 3.
Yes. -1. ft depends entirely upon circumstances.
It is a medical point to be decided by the fuodical
gentlemen of the Pension Ollice.
IP. L., Ilancoc!;, Minn. A man cannot mortgage
liis land nor can said land be taken for debt
before patent therefor has been issued. He cannot
dispose of what does not.in reality belong to him
C L. AT, J'.tlsieorth, Kan. Honorable discharges
from the United States service do not alone secure
citizenship. An alien of legal age who enlists in
the regular or volunteer army or navy and is hon
orably discharged therefrom, may be admitted to
citizenship upon his simple petition and satisfac
tory proof of one year's residence prior to applica
tion accompanying siuno, with proof of good moral
character and honorable discharge from service.
Tho petition ami proof to the satisfaction of the
court are essential, and citizenship thus obtained
is necessary before homestead entry urn be per
fected. J. IF. C, Shell Hock, Iowa. The cost of taking out
homestead papers is not uniform. In Montana, for
instance, for homestead entry of land of class 2.50
per acre, total fees ami commissions for 160 acres
are 1; for SO acres, 17 ; for 10 acres, $11. For
same quantity of land of class 1.25 per acre, cost
of lGOaeresisS-22; for SO acres, S 15; for 10 acres, ?8.
Veteran, Tumaqna, Fa. When a cjaim is rejected
the attorney, or if he has no attorney, the claimant
is at once notified of .the fact and the reasons for
II'. J. S., Seymour, Ind. Gen. Grant vetoed the
Equalization Bounty bill when he was President,
anil it thereby failed to become a law. His rfjason,
as announced at the time, was that it would take
too much money from the Treasury at a time
when the country could not afford it. "We do not
remember that he ever expressed himself in opio
silion to payment of pension claims. It ought to
be generally known to any reader of Tnk Na
tional TitfiirSK, or any other lire paper, who of
our public men are opposed to "soldier's rights '
fvithoutour publishing u list of such. Senator Beck
would make a good "header."'
G. (?) C. F., Marshulltown.Wc do not clearly
understand what the notice was that you mention.
Tho Pension Ollice docs not notify claimants that
their claims will not be "looked after." You
should send to tho Pension Otlico affidavits of
neighbors who knew you from 1&65 to 18'., clearly
showing your physical condition during each year
of said period. These will probably be accepted in
place of the medical testimony which you say
cannot bo furnished.
II. II., Oronoeo, Minn. If you were a soldier the
laud entered as an additional homestead is not re
quired to be contiguous to the original homestead
entrv, but the law of March 3, IS71), requires that
tho additional homestead entry must adjoin tho
land embraced in original entry where applicants
were not soldiers in lato war.
L. II. 31., ISrhlol, I'. .You are but one of thou
sands that have been victimized in tho same man
ner. No soldier of the lato war is entitled to any
iovemment laud for his services. The following
is a reply of the Secretary of the Interior to a letter
from ,) . V. Wilson, of Wrightsville, Pa., a few duys
since, upon the same mattec complained of by you:
" I havo received, through the Commissioner of
Pensions, your letter of tho 12th inst., stating that
vou had sent money to of this city, in refer
ence to a circular issued by them, offering to locale
and sell 160 acres of land for soldiers under the sol
diers' homestead law, and that you have not heard
from tho land and can get no reply to your letters
addressed to said firm. You are informed that
soldiers are not entitled to land unless they go on
it tract and settle upon it and improve and culti
vate it. All statements to the contratry are false,
and if you have In en misled in sending money to
agents and executing powers of attorney to them
to do what they have no right or power to do, I
know of no relief which can be extended to you by
A few days Inter tho matter was referred to the
Postmaster-General and the result was tho follow
ing uctiou, as announced in tho daily press : " These
circulars tho Secretary stntcs contain statements
calculated to deceive soldicis, nsfRie firm induces
them to believe, that by tho payment of afeoand
making out ti power of attorney that they can
locate public lands for them. The Postmaster to
day oulcred that such circulars) be excluded from
T. M., Blaine, Mich. The Surgeon-General re
ports as to hospital trenment of soldier ; he has
iiothinir to do with the ratines in a claim for pen-
I aion or anything else save tnnt mcuuoncu auovc.
i " Remaining answers next week.
A PAPER FOK THE MILLION
$1.00 PER YEAR.
"To care for Jdui who has borne the battle, and for hi3
widow and orphans." Ani:.H vm Lincoln.
" The validity of the public tie ut of the United Satfes.
authorized by law, including debts incurred for ymHt
of pensions and bounties for sorvices in suppressing
insurrection or rebellion, shall nut : questioned." Sec.
4, Ai:t. XIV, Co.vsti rirrioN or tiik Unitkh states.
" I consider it the ablest paper devoteil to the interests
of thf soldier published in the ccmntrv. I earnestly com
mend it to all comrades of the Order.'
I vit. VanDervoort,
CommiMler-in-CMief, G. A. B.
PROSPECTUS FOR ISSa
THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE during thcconiiug
year will be a better paper than ever.
As an inducement to the fripnds and readers of Tnn
National Tkimtnk to form clubs ami canvass for new
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CAMPAIGNS OF THE CIVIL WAR. lOvol.t. By
the most distinguished military leaders, as follows:
1." The Outbreak of BchHiion. Rv John G. Sko
lav, 1-U'i., Private Secretary to President Lincoln.
'2. front Fort Henry to Corinth. I5v the Hon.
M. F. Furce, Uris.-Jien. and Ilvt. Maj.-Gen. L 3. V.. &,
Treasurer of tlie Society of the Armv of ihe Teimefeee.
:t. The PcuiiiMiIn. Ky A'rniH'lrr S. l'eU, Bvt. Mn.
Gen. V. S. A., Assistant Cider of Artillery, Army of the
Potomac, lst't-'o2; afterwards Chief of atatf. Army of tho
I. The Army under Pope. Kv John !,;.,
of the Military Historical Society ot'Massaehiut'tte.etc.
ii. Tlie Autictaiu and I'rcdcrichsburK. 15y Vm
cls tt'ittthrop Pafrtv. latf Colonel Twentieth Mass. Infan
try, Bvt. Urig.-Oen'l I". S. V.
(i. Cliiuicellorsvilb' ami Gettysburg. By Ahmr
Duultleday, Bvt. Maj.-Gen'l U. ri. A. and Maj.-Gcn'I U.S.
7. The Army or the Cumberland. Bv Jlrury jr.
Cut, Brevet Bricadicr-tien'l I". S. V.: A. A. (i. on the
stall" of Majc.r-Cicn'f IJosccniLs and t:ie stair of Malor
Genc'l Thomas; Secretary of the .Society of theAvuiyof
. Ihe .Mississippi. By Frnnrix tnton Green',
Lieut, of Engineers.
s, I', s. Army; late limitary attache to
tho l S. Legation at St. Petersburg; author of "The
Ilus.imi Army and its Campaigns in lSi.-'7S" ami of
Army Life fn Itussia.
ft. Atlanta. By the Hon. Jard I). Cor, Kx-Govenior
ofOhro, lute Secretary of the Interior of the United Hates,
Major-Gen'l U. S. V., commanding Twenty-third Corps,
10. The March to the S.-a 1'ranklin and a-h-vi
He. By the Hon. Jurrj, J). C"-r. Kx-Uovenwr of Ohio,
late Secretary of the Interior of ! United stntcs, Major
Gcneral TJ. S. V., rommandinjf Twi-nty-tiiird Corg, etc.
11. The Campaigns ol Grant in Virsinia. By
Andrew A. lIiunpli,tiM, Brigadier-General ami Brevrt
Mnior-General I . S. A.; late Chirr of Eiulneers; Chief
of Stali', Army of Potomac, IstKJ-'ol; commanding Sec
ond Corps Isi4-V.
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CAPTURING A LOC03IOTIVJE. The story of one
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ROSTER OF ALL KEG IIUEVTAL SURGEONS
and Aditunt surgeons in the late war, with their
mtvIcc and last known post-office address, compiled
from otlbial records for the us- of the United states
Pension Ollice. This book should be in the hand
of every ex -soldier, and especially every applicant
for a pension ; for it cannot fail to be of the greatest
assistance in the proving of their claims. But two
thousand copies, in all, of this work have cverlveen
printed, and of these one thousand was purchased by
the Pension Office. Tlie other thousand havw been
bought by The XATtoxALTmncxE.which has there
bv secured entire control of the sale of the book. We
Will furnih a copy to any person who will send us a
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ALPHABETICAL LIST OF THE BATTLES
OF THE WAR OF THE REBELLION, with
dates compiled from the official records of the offices
of the Adjutant-General and Surgeon-General, and
adopted bv the Pension Bureau, second Auditor,
Third Auditor, and Second Comptroller of the Treas
ury Department. It makes a volume of nearly one
hundred paaes, 3110 contains, in addition to the in
formation already mentioned, the number of killed,
wounded, and inissine in each battle on I Hit h sides,
total number of enlistments and casualties, chroiml
oey of all American wars including that with
Mexicu. and 11 list of Presidents and Vice-Presidents
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21 Stop Organs for $.'9.
The ofTer made in to-day's paper by Mayor Beatty, of
Washington, New Jersey, of a:i stop organ for $30, de
livered at vour verv door, is one that lasts but ten days
from the date of this newspaper, and our readers should
take advantage of it at once. The well-won reputation
of the home assures buyers that they will get just what;
he advertises; and the price, with all freight prepaid,
should give him, as it will, thousands of additional satis
tied customers. We are informed by good authority that
Mr. Beattv is manufacturing aud shipping sixty-Bins
organs dally, and running his factory nights lu order to
til? orders promptly.
The Washington New Jersey) Star says :
The Hoil John Hill, member of Congress, of Boon
ton, New Jersev, accompanied by his wife, visited ths
Beatty Organ Factory, at Washington, New Jersey, on
Tuesday last. He expressed himself as not only gratified,
but astonished, at the extent and activity of Mayor
Beatty's organ works. The prejudice which every young
business man has to confront whose success Is rapidly
achieved is giving way before Mayor Beatty, aud his
wonderful business capacity is coining to be generally
recognized and acknowledged. We clip the following
editorial from last week's Christian at Wort:
" Hon. Daniel F. Beatty, whose indefatigable pluck has
raised him from a poor boy to a reputed fortune ot half
a million, is an example of what can bo done by fair
dealing and persistent effort. He has the largest organ
factory In the country, aud makes from 50 to W iastru
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