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THE VERMONT BRIGADE IN THE
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THE BATTLE OF FAIR OAKS, OR
SEVEN FINES. By Maj.-Gcn H. M.
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11th Mc and afterward Major-Genercl of
FIRING ON FORT SUMTER. A thrilling
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in Charleston at the time, and teas compelled
to join the rebels, but who afterwards escaped
and served three years in a Union regiment.'
THE BA TTLE OF POISON SPRING. By
Wiley Britton, late of the War Department,
end author of u2he Civil War on the Bor
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TEE GREAT MORGAN RAID. A True
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A THEE SILVER. MANIFESTO.
The outcome of the deliberations of
the Free Silver Republicans at Manitou,
Colo., is a remarkably weak document
signed by Senators Teller, Dubois and
Iiee Mautle, and by Messrs. Hartman,
Wilson, Shafroth and Stevenson. It is
said that Senators Pettigrew and Cannon
are also in entire sympathy with it, but
tifct they could not be present to sign it
The manifesto attempts to press Free
Silver to the front as the overshadowing
issue of the present moment, but fails
lamentably to give any logical or other
reason why it should dominate all others.
Its feebleness of presentation and
reasoning is a surprise to all who have
hitherto believed in Senator Teller as a
man of unusual ability. Of course,
nothing of particular intellectual
strength was expected from Dubois or
Lee Mantle, or the other signers, who
are merely hustling politicians, in small
communities. The key-note of the
manifesto is the following statement :
Gold xnonomeialism means the shifting to
gold alone as the primary money of all the
burdens of commerce and credit formerlj'
borne by gold and silver, and as the world's
stock of these metals has always been about
equal in amount it means doubling tlie burden
This statement is not true in an)T of
its parts, and, consequently, is grossly
untrue as a whole. In the first place,
gold has "borne the burden of credit
and commerce," in all the centuries since
commerce and credit have been reduced
to somethbg like the modern sys
tem. To be more specific, this country
has virtually never been on anything
but a gold basis. Though- the silver
dollar appeared from time to time as
one of the units of exchange, the busi
ness of the country has always been
done on a gold basis. This fact, whicli
is easily demonstrable, takes the corner
stone right out from the whole Free
Silver edifice. The first fact bearing on
this is that, up to 1373, there had been
only 8,000,000 silver dollars coined
while there had been more than $800,
000,000 in gold coined. That is, more
than 100 gold dollars had been coined,
for every silver dollar turned out by
our mints. This is a conclusive state
ment, and, as we said before, under
mines and overthrows the whole " his
torical argument" for silver.
For decades before the war, all bal
ances were settled in gold, banks re
deemed their notes in gold, the Southern
planters sold their cotton for gold, the
United States paid its troops, officials
and debts for supplies in gold, and
received its revenues from customs,
taxes, and the sales of land in
gold. The silver dollar was scarcely
ever seen. There were a few Mexican
and Spanisli dollars and many minor
pieces in circulation among the people,
but these almost invariably bought and
sold and paid their debts either in bank
notes, presumably redeemable in gold
or in gold coin. Ever' man now living,
who was old enough to be in any busi
ness before the war, will testify that he
saw or handled $1,000 in gold to on e
silver dollar. During and after the war
our greenbacks were measured solely in
gold. No one thought of saying how
much a greenback was worth in Silver.
It was its gold value that interested
every bod-. It wa3 not until 10 years
after the war and 100 years after the
establishment of our Government that
the great cheapening of silver led the
class of men who are always tryinir to
get a dollar for less than a dollar to
think about substituting the silver dol
lar for the gold dollar.
Next, we shall best consider the state
ment that the "stock of these metals
has always been about equal in
amount," by confining ourselves to the
statistics of our own country. Our
figures are taken from the report of the
Director of the Mint: Prior to 1844 we
produced scarcely any silver in this
country. The product of gold from the
mines in Virginia, South Carolina and
Georgia was, however, quite considerable,
for the times, and ran up some years as
high as $1,200,000. In 1844 our pro
duction of silver began to rise, amount
ing that year to 40,000 ounces, worth
$50,000. It continued at this figure for
about 10 years, or until silver began to
be found in connection with gold in
California. In the meanwhile our pro
duction of gold had run up rapidly
until in 1853 it reached the enormous
figure of $05,000,000. Silver still re
mained insignihrc-i', in amoiut In
1858 it ran up to 387,000 ounces but
the next year dropped back to 77,000
ounces. Rich mines and new processes
of working were soon d'scnveied, and in
18G1 it leaped up to 1,547,000 ounces,
-while the gold placers began to show
symptoms f exhaustion. In 1SG2'
3,480,500 ounces, or more than double
that of the previous year, were produced.
The next year it doubled again 6,574,
300 ounces, and kept on increasing
until by 1S72 it had reached 27,051,
000, or more than the whole annual
average production of the world
for a century previous. It kept
rising with the same speed until by
1891 the production was 5S,330,000
ounces, and 140,865,000 ounces in the
whole world. In other words, in 1891
the United States production of silver
was 3,450 times what it was in 1844,
and the production in the whole world
was nearly six times what it had been.
This shows that Senator Teller's state
ment ishardly within seeing distance of
It also shows to any one who will think
but very little on the subject that any
metal, the production of which is capable
of such rapid and limitless expansion, is
ridiculously unsuited to the purposes of
a standard of value. And there is no
telling where the end would be. The
production of silver was checked in 1 891
by the rapid fall in price. It was then
worth 87 cents an ounce, but several
hundred million ounces have since been
produced at much lower prices, and the
probability is that a very slight increase
in price would more than double the
Senator Teller and the silver ring,
which he represents, must think the
American people absolute fools to be led
astray by such palpable misstatements.
I I ... 9 . . .
The leading spirit in the Free Silver
party is Senator Isham G. Harris, of
Tennessee, who has always been one of
the most dangerous enemies the country
has had. He was. a leader in the Jeff
Davis cabal which set out deliberately
to poison the minds of the people of the
South and bring on the rebellion. A
large majority of the people of Tennes
see were firmly opposed to Secession.
They cast a majority of 80,000 against
it But Jeff Davis and Isham G. Harris
were determined that the State should
go out. They filled Tennessee full of
rebel troops, called the Legislature
in extra session, dragooned it into
declaring that war existed, stole
the educational fund to arm and equip
rebel regiments, and then organized a
hellish persecution of all loyal Tcnnes
seeans. Harris has always bepn proud
of his share in that infamy. What,
that is good for the country, can be ex
pected from a party controlled by such
a man? He claims the Convention at
Chicago to be "the consummation of his
life work." That ought to be sufficient
to damn it in the eyes of all patriotic
The consolidated report of the Adjutant-General
of the Sons of Veterans for
the quarter ended March 31, 1896, shows
some gain over the previous quarter, and
enough to give reason for belief that the
Order has reached its lowest point in
membership, and will now go on increas
ing in geometrical ratio. We are very
confident that when the Sons of Veterans
once begin to really grow, and we are
looking for that to happen any day, the
Order will develop with the utmost
rapidity. It will grow as the corn crop
is growing these hot days in the fertile
fields, so that the growth can be noted
from hour to hour. The idea of tp-j
Order is so good, lis objects praiseworthy,
the need of it so clear, and the material
from which it can be built up so abun
dant that it will have a phenomenal de
velopment when it is once fairly started.
Let the brethren take courage and go
I ii- i. i an.... ,
Gen. Dan Sickles says that he was
never in the habit of using blank-cartridges
in the presence of the enemy, so
he will not waste a vote on any third
candidate, but'east it for Wm. McKin
ley, whom he knows was a good soldier,
is a true patriot, mid will maintain the
honor of the country.
It has been developed that in a recent
extensive railroad deal, Gov. Altgeld
was careful to provide that his share of
the bonds should be payable in gold.
A complete revolution in sentiment
regarding the Raines Law is 'taking
place in New York, and it is growing
rapid h in favor.
The weakest point in the Free Silver
argument 13 the failure' to account for
the steady rica in wages since silver was
Rebellion, repudiation and anarchy
held carnival when Bryan was -uomi-npKl.
All The National Tribune Li-
beaiues, 1 to 12, etc, for 50 cents.
THE SAME OIrt) iOKOVTD.
The same old crowd arc found under
the banners of tho Free Silver party.
There are the men avIio, when the
greenbacks were issupd as a means of
helping savo the Nation, denounced
them furiously as H Lincoln rags" and
" Abolition shin-plasters." They could
not conceal their delight at the deprecia
tion of tho money, 'whenever a battle
went against the Union forces; they
aided and abetted the " gold gamblers "
in New York, who were pounding down
the value of the money until a green
back dollar was only worth 39 cents.
They gleefully predicted the time when
a workman " would take his money to
market in a basket, and bring home
what he bought with it in his pocket
book." Then, after the war closed, they were
for repudiating the greenbacks and tho
bonds altogether, and fought vindictively
for years on that issue.
Next, they wanted to pay off all the
bonds in greenbacks, and for years sang
the same song they are singing now, ex
cept that " greenbacks " is succeeded by
Next, when we wanted toredeem the
National honor, fulfill our promises to
pay, and put the finances of the country
on a sound basis, where every man get
ting a dollarftfor his day's work, or his
bushel of wheat, would know precisely
what value he was getting, we found
them all lined up against us and resump
tion of specie payments.
Now they have a new song, but it is
the same men who are singing it. They
want to flood the country with debased
dollars, the value of which only the in
finite wisdom of God can determine.
There is probably as much silver in the
mines of this country as there is lead or
copper. There are really more silver
mines in sight than 'copper or lead mines.
It is only a question of the cost and profit
of working these nrines. We know how
immensely the cost of this work has been
reduced by the introduction of dyna
mite, and the diamonH drill, and the
development of scientific processes of re
duction. Within a comparatively few
years the production .of silver in the
United Stales was increased about fifteen-hundred-fold.
If sufficient inducement
were given it would -doubtless be iu
creased that much aigain -within a Very
few years. What would silver dollars
be worth then? What would silver
be worth now, if all the silver known to
be already mined and stored up in this
country should be taken to the mints
and converted into dollars?
How much benefit would a man's
little pension be to him if paid in these
How much would the workingman
get for his day's skilled labor?
How much would the man or woman
have who has been working and saving
for years to lay by a little hoard to pro
vide against a rainy day, and the in
evitable time of sickness and burial?
How much -would all- these have who
have been depositing in savings banks,
or paying premiums on life and fire
What a pleasure it would be to the
gang which has been fighting pensions
and pensioners all these years to sec
every pension not only cut in two, but
that half again cut in two again by the
cunning device of free and unlimited
coinage of silver!
Leaving aside every other considera
tion, the very fact of the composition of
the party which is most vociforous for
Free Silver is sufficient to chill the heart
of every veteran and friend of a veteran,
of every man who remembers the past
history and efforts of the leading advo
calesof Free Silver.,
What can we as, veterans, or the
country, hope for men whom we have
had to fight all our lives to prevent
their doing the gravest injury, in one
way or another, to thecountry which we
love so dearly.
All that is necessary is for us to look
at the Harrises, the Vests, the Joneses,
the Altgelds, and their clans, to know
what to expect from them, no matter
what flag they carry, ,'6'r what principles
they may for the rhonlent advocate.
It is not partisanship to resist these
men, but patriotism.
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ALL A1SOUT MA.T. IMcKINLEY.
Everybody wants to know all about
Maj. McKinley. The very best com
pendium of this knowledge is The Na
tional TmnuNE Libhaky's "Life of
Maj. McKinley," by John McElroy. It
gives all the facts about the Republican
candidate in an authoritativo form and
in the most compact shape. Sent to any
address on receipt of five cents. Thirty
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to mockln' bird iVsingln'
In do tip-top crdc trco,
En ho slngln' right nt mo,
Ho slngln right nt met
Hosny: "I bent you rlsin',
Fo' do nun wuz ltt yo do',
I up en cnt my brolcfaa'
D.U'a w'y I'm sinsin' aot
Go long, Inzy niggort
You mighty pow'fnl slow
You'll never kolcli n worm
Ef you don't git up on go!
0e gray lmivk anlliti', pntliu',
III tho elements ao free,
En ho holler right at me,
Ho holler right nt met
Ucsny: "I hontyou riiin', t
Fo' dc sun wuz in do 8 Icy,
. up en kotoli my chicken
Hat's w'y I'm fly In high!
v Go long, Inzy nlggor !
Yon mighty pow'fulslow;
You'll never kotch n chicken
Kf you don't git P en gol "
S Atlanta CoTUstilulton.
A compliment Is Inrgoly a question of nee.
To cull a vrotwui n lieu n rouses her rnge.
To cnll her daughter n chick dellchtD her,
To lorm tho mo'her n witch excites her,
The Kami; to her daughter apltc.4 her.
Likeliest to :i cat the mother insults,
Compared to n kitten tho maiden exults,
S.in Francisco Argonaut: Tho latest atorr of
German "thrift" ia told at tho expense of tho
proprietor of .1 circulating library, who charged
for tho wear and tear ii is books suffered at tho
hands of lm patrons. Ono volume camo back
to li is scrutiny.
"See hero," ho snid, " thcro's r hole on pago
19 of my beautiful book. And soo here," ho
wont on, turning ovor tho loaf, "there's an
other on pago 20."
San Francisco Argonaut: President Lincoln
roachod Moado station, near Petersburg, soon
after a serious battle, in which about 2,000 Con
federates wero mhdo prisonors. Gen. 31 e ado
nnd Col. Geo. D. Ruggles accompanied him. On
their way to Headquarters thoy rodo to a point
whero they could sco tho largo assemblage of
prisonors. Among them wore many colored
servants and laborers.
'Mr. Lincoln," said Gen. 3rcado, "I gneaa
that Kugslc3 did not overestimate tho number
of mou captured."
Mr. Lincoln deliberately stoppod his horse
and surveyed the motloy crowd.
" Yes, Goneral, tho number is thero, in black
Cincinnati Enquirer: "It is simply astonish
ing tho way tho bicyclo is displacing tho
"It is, indeed. Only yesterday I found a
pieco of rubber tire in my sausago."
Exchange: Poet Is tho editor in?
OHire JJoy No, ho ain't.
Poot How do you know ho's not?
Office JJoy By your looks.
Now York rrcss: First Summer Girl Are
you going to that old Christian Endeavor mcot
ing this ovoning?
Second Summer Girl Yes, indeed; haven't
you heard tho subject to bo discussed?
First Summer Girl No; what is it?
Second Sumtnor Girl "How to Hold Our
"Boils," said the landlady, "aro a sign of
"Just so, when your coffco boils, madam,"
said tho Habitual Grumblor.
Truth: "Lot mo tako tho blamed thing
home," said tho patient, as tho dentist relieved
him of a molar. "I want to poko it full of
sugar and see it ache."
Now York Weekly: Mrs. Minks (soverely)
George, there is an account iu the paper about
a business man leaving iii3 wife and running
off with a pretty typewriter girl.
31 r. ilinks Indeod?
"Yes; and it's tho third account of the kind
I've soen tlm woek."
' That doesn't interest me."
"It docs me. You havo a pretty typewriter
girl in your office."
"No wo haven't. 3Iy partner eloped with
her last week."
A good one on Bland. Tho telegraph report-
ed that Blund, during tho Chicago Convention,
was "at homo pruning his grapevines." Horny
handed farmers immediately thought if that
woro true ho is as bad a horticulturist a3 finan
cier. No intelligent man prunes grapevines in
Truth: 3Iax I swear to hoavon that yon aro
tho first woman I over kissed.
Delia (with a sigh) That's tho tronblo with
this miserable season of year. One has to
broak iu so much new material, and for somo
other Summer girl's benefit, likely as not.
Truth: She Oh, Jack, do yen know that
Mr. Gibson punctuated his tiro yesterday ?
Ho You mean punctured, my dear.
She Anyway, he came to a full stop.
New York Press : Destiny hosat last thrown
np its contract with G rover Cloveland.
Chicago Times-Herald: If Samson had had
Tillman's jawbone ho would not havo loft a
After tho war Gen. W. W. Avoroll, the cav
alry loador, became United States Cousul-Gen-cral
for British North America, by appointment
from President Johnson. Of course, he whs
turned out a3 soon as Gen. Grant became Presi
dent, for Grant had littlo liking forAvcrell.
Avcrcll then turned his attention to tho pav
ing business. Asphalt paving had gotten a
very black eyo, owing to tho failuro of soveral
attempts to introduce that system into this
country; but Averell got hold of a Belgian
namod Do Smodt, who claimed to be a profes
sor of chemisty, an expert in asphalt, and tho
inventor of n very superior stylo of paving.
Averell bought his patent, employed him, and
got Gens. McClolIan, Gilmoro, and Wright to
go in with him. They Io3t $-10,000 in paving
sevoral portions of New York streets with their
pavoment, which almost immediately went to
pieces. Averell still retained his faith in as
phalt, and iu Do Smodt, whom ho retained as
an employe, and went ahead oxporimouting
and patenting. Finally a practicable pavoment
was secured, but Do Smedt desorted Averell
and went over to an opposition paving concern.
Averell began suit against th-s opposition, and
has been fighting it stubbornly down to the
present lime. Uccently ho was givon judg
ment in ono case for $47G,197.1S, which was his
share of tho profits of the work douo in paving
tho city of Buffalo. Tnis is bis first victory,
mid is a startler, for tlio company ha ia suing
has been doing substantially all -ho cjphalt
paving in tho country, and it opens np a pros
pect for so. oral millions for tho old cavalry,
Ex-Gov. Geo. Anthony is dying at Topoka,
Kan., of kidney disease ile is 71 years old,
and was Governor of Kansas from 1877 to 1879.
If you want a perfect knowledge of
the situation in Cuba, send for No. 9,
National Tpibune Library.
THE NATION'S DEAD.
BT CAABLE3 B. CADDY, rKNDLEXO.V, IS1 .
Ye Sovereign God of Yenrs fast fleeting years
Refreshed with time mid reverential (cars.
Proclaims the Nnllon'.- fcat nil holy, all divine
Loro'fl nllnr tho banquet-board the benrl Its
"Wo lave tho lips nt mem'ry's cxhamtle atrcnm,
Whoso rippling chnnts tho burden of Love's
Wc linger nt the font, and rest tho bowed head
Upon the staff of Time, with our immortal dc'nd.
We cloe our eye, nnd vl-dons sway our- roln't-:
On every patriot grave, kisjed by" the gentle
Of henver., wo see tho Flngof Glory firmly et
Vy loving hands, nnd wrenthed with honor's
From son to sen from lake to gulf in ono grnnd
Phalanx, tho snow-wbito slabs like silent sentinels
Proudly to the sun, whero all may stop and read
Wnr's cpltnph, nnd wonder nt ao vast nn army of
We see engraved npon tho topmost scroll of fum
In hold relief, nn Illustrious Captain's name;
Through rulata or thought we see a bronzed nnd
Oft tiiijjcd with apnrkltng wit of dignified, yet
A towering form, of brawny arms, under whoso
Wns treason crushed n giant hand thnt grasped
tho wheel of atnto
And steered to Innd, tho rough tho troubled sen.
For wisdom lu tho dark and trying hour, on
Io sought tho Omnipotent God of Power and
Ho snw the dawn of. peaco sink Into darkest
When treason's bloody band held the dagger be-
The goal nnd him! Thus closed tho dreadful
Whoso memories wo celebrate thus passed from
Iiio a sage
A prophet, who rose to his full hfght when
Tho fearful summons enmc; a priest, a king of
'Midwt nil theso recollections, undimmed with nge,
Wo wreathe the harvest-offering of the May,
Sweet flowers, supremely beautiful nnd bright.
Yet born to fade, e'en with the touch of night.
All naturo smiles in harmony with tho acene
The stalely oak, the lowly shrub, with vteago all
The bright-eyed dandelion unbidden rears Its
And gilds tho path and all all pay tribute to the
The grove, new-cnrpeled, reverberates no sound
To human feet Its muffled floor Is holy ground;
The trees, whoso Ie4fy brnucheafnn the air
Like aeraph-wings; tho birds now swectly.chant
Silver notes of praiso; the sweet-breathed flower
Translates anew tho living sentiment of the hour.
Thero comes to us through whispering air
From tho silent mould on battlefields nfar,
Like nn angel of peace, with shield aud armor
And soft acclaim, "All is quiet on tho Potomac to
There is no rifleman crouched in the thicket;
No alarm from the outpost nor picket;
Nor buy ono I'd gleam, nor flash of sword, nor
Quiet reigns "Old Glory" floats triumphant over
J0" DhvIh and m9 "Cause."
EniTou National Tkibune: There
seems to be no tangible estimate on Jeff
Davis as be will appear in history. Do you
call the laying of tho corner-stone of his
monument an estimate?
Si ones are dunib, all the way up to the
capstone. "We have the estimate from a
Southern standpoint. The young were nrged
to attend the ceremony in .Richmond to uer-
petuate his memory and the principles his
army fought for. ThosJj principles were not
specified. "We had ears .ifo hear, but could not
There is only one fundamental principle to
name. Jeff anil hia compeers were riled np
because they could not control elections in
territory like Kansas, already free. The
most God-forsaken of armed men from
Georgia were sent to Kansas for this exact
purpose, aud were defeated by men like John
Brown aud his sons. It was a battle of bal
lots and bullets. It is no wild statement to
say that thousands of the rank and file of
the Southern army would like to have 160
acres of western land to-day. Did Jeff and
his chivalrous supporters overgive their rank
and file so much as one acre? Not one.
..Their complaint now is that they are poor.
What has made them so poor? Living on
rented land, and living in shacks. They
kick at pensions for Union soldiers, but do
they not believe in pensions for disunion
soldiers? Such is the laet Are we not all
taxed directly for this purpose? Yes, and
for Confederate monuments, too. Their
rank and file thought they were "figbting
for what i9 right." Tbatis.a market for nig
ger?. They wanted that market to extend
In this they were fighting directly against
their own interests; I mean the interests of
the rank and file, now so poor as to complain
of their condition. Seven or eight years
ago the Alliance was started. This took in
these misguided men. No politics were tol
erated. Economic questions were discussed.
They seceded from their old domineers.
They are now, many of them, for 1G to 1 as
a remedy for their poverty. Here are more
scales to fall from their eyes. Jeff believed
in gold and transported it to his last ditch,
if anyone knows where that is. They got
neither gold nor land from Jeff. His first
duty was to look out for himself, which he
did. I am at a loss to find out the principles
to be' perpetuated. What will be the in
scription on Jeff's monument? Was he not
guilty of perjury? What is his greatest
degradation? Let rebel prison pens answer
by tho 10,000 Yanks there starved to death.
But this is nothing. While Jeff and Leo
had such advanced civilization ns to be hor
rified at the barbarisms of Wirz in Richmond,
thoy could tolerate 10 times as much from
Wirz at Andersonville. This view makes
an estimate n hundred times worso than that
of Benedict Arnold ; one to be despised nnd
rejected. Benj. F. Pierce, Mount Holly,
TVho Would Profit by It,
Editor National TRintTNi:: If free
silver carries, who makes the profit, the
speculator who now holds all of the silver
bullion or the miner who digs it out in the
future? How much bullion (silver) is there
nov ho.i. in the United States, and how
long would it run the silver mint3?
Most certainly the speculators who
now hold immense stocks of silver for a
" rise." No one can say with any degree
of certainty just how much silver is so
held, as it is .against the interests of the
speculators to let the extent of their
holdings bo k?.own. We only know
that it is immense several hundred mil
lion i. y ouncc-3. There are warehouses
in New York where silver bare are
stacked up like pig-iron jr lead or cop
per. As to how long it would take the
mints to coin all thi3 is another unanswer
able question. If free silver should ic
ceed there would at once be a demand
for increased mint facilities, snfhcient to
work up die product in the shortest pos
sible time nnd dollars would be turned
.-If 1 1 L. I
out as rapid.y as nickels or cents low
are. Editor National Tkibunis, 1
M USTERED. OUT.
Velernn of tli Country' Grnnu4t Army
"Wlir Iluvn Answered tho Lnst Cnll.
IitLOAKDN-EK. At Kaii3ns City. Kan., Jaat
13. Ilrnry Hilgnrdner, Co. D, Ctb W. V. Car.,
and Co. I. 17th Y Va. Comrade Hilgurdnor
enlisted Juno 21. lcfil. and served until Juno
30, ld65, when he was honorably discharged as
Corporal. II o wns mustered into George J.
Kunaoni Poit. 303. hi May, loDO, nnd nt the time
of his death hold tho oflico of Qtiurtertnastor.
iio was also a member of tho Modern Wood
men. Resolutions wero pa3ss4 by both Orders.
Rick. At Gallon, O.. July 7. Jacob Kick, Co.
E, 101st Ohio, aired 50. Comrade Rick was Car
-Inspector on the Big Four, and while oHgttged
ifi looking over a train was crushed, (omrado
Rick was a member of Camp 143, U.V. L. A
widow nnd two children survive him.
Fifk. At Van Wort, O.. July 1. f heart dis
ease, Robort Fife, Co. B. XcLnapIiHii's Squad
ron. Ohio Cavalry, aged 80. Comrade Flfo en
listed Aug. 22. 1862, and was on detail as a
blacksmith. He was mti3torcd out with his
command at Concord, N. II., Jnno 13, 1S05. Ho
wss an honorod member of Ww. C. Scott Pwt,
100, under whose auspices tho fuucral services
Gaokbv. At Johnstown, Pa., recontly. Maj.
Jnmes H. Gagoby, U. S. A. Maj. Oaeby
entered the volunteer service as a Sergeant in
Co. K, 3d Pa., in ISo'l, and served gallantly
throughout tho war, receiving three brevets.
Ho entered the Regular Army as n non-com-mi83ionod
oflicor,aad on account of meritorious
services was appointed Second Lieutenant of
tho 19th Inf. in lSfi3. He roso through tho
regular grades until 1802. when ho was ap
pointed Major of tho 12th Inf., which rank ho
held at tho tlma of his death.
McGouair. At Altoona, Pa., July 1, CJwrles
A. McGough, Co. 1, 82d Pa.
McPkkk. At Landing, N. J., July 2, David
S. McPuok, Co. E. 5th N. J., aud 7th $. J. De
ceased w'aa a member of tho G.A.R. Post at
Butlkk. At Hardingville. N. J., July II, of
paralysis. James H. Butler, Co. H, 7th J. X.
aged 5-1. Ho was an active member of Samuel
Mills Post, 76, of Clayton. A widow survives
Jenkins. At Harrison, Mich., Juna I& ff.
J. Jenkin3. Lieutenant, Co. A, 2d 3Iieh. Cav.,
agcu oa. jjo loaves a widow.
Yol'.vosonv At Aspen, Colo.. Juno 20, Wm.
Youngson, First Lieutenant, Co. C. D'M. III.,
aged Gl. Comrado You ngson was Past Senior
Vico Commander of tho Department of Colofr
rado, Past Commander of Thornburg Post, 3,
and was a member of Aspen Post, 87. at tho
time of lm death. Ho was buried under tho
auspices of the Knights of Pythias aud Grand
Army Postr. He was given a soldier's burial.
Stykb. At Philadelphia, P Juno 5. Dr.
Charles Stycr, aged 56. Comrade Styer.
was born at Norristown, Pa., and was
educated there at Trcmont Seminary, and
later at the Stato Normal School, Millers
ville, and Union College, Schenectady, N.
Y. Ho then entered tho medical depart
ment of tho University of Pennsylvania. Dur
ing tho war ho served as private in Co. K,
4th Pa. Subsequently ho was Assistant Sur
geon in the 99th Pa. He afterwards entered
as a Surgeon in tho Regular Army, and iu 1S35
wa3 appointed Medical Officer of the United
States Marino Servico at Philadelphia. He
was a prominent member of the Grand Army
of the Republic, aud at different times held tha
offices of Surgeon, Commander, Medical Direc
tor of the Department of Pennsylvania, and
Surgeon-General of the National Order.
Hudson. At Wood3, Ore., June 21, Calrla
Hudson, Co. C, 8th Pa,
Skxto.v. At Now York City, N. Y., July 11,
Dr. Samuel Sexton, 8th Ohio. Dr. Sexton was
born in Ohio. In 1356 ho was graduated in
medicine from theUnisirsity of Louisville. Ho
enlisted on May G, 1361,' as Assistant Surgeon
of tho 8th Ohio, resigning hi3 commission on
Oct. 23, JS62, to resume his practice in New
York. He devoted himself to the study of dis
caies of the ear, and contributed valuable pa
pers to tho literature of his specialty. In 1369
he waa decorated by Venezuela for great serv
ice to tho cause of public education. He was a
member of tho University and New York CInba,
the Loyal Legion, the County Modical Society,
and the Practitioners' Socioty, sind had been.
President of the American Socfety of Otologists.
He had also been a member of the Union League
and Tuxedo Clubs, aud Fellow of tho Academy
of Mcdiciue, as well as of many other learned
Rkkd. At We3t Richfield. O.. June 27. Ed- -
ward B. Reed, Co. G, 115th Ohio, aged 57. Com
rade Reed and several of bis company wera
taken prisoners, and wero confined atAnder
souvillo over five 'months. He was a charter
member of Gold wood Post, and was in good
standing at the time of lm death, although ho
had not been able to attend for over two years,
on account of sickness. A widow .survives
Moor.nKK. At Lafayette, Tenn.. March 23,
David E. Moulder, Co. F, 26th Ky. He waa
drawing a pension of $6.
Willi?. At Warsaw, O., Juno 30. S. W. Wil
lis, Co. F. 80th Ohio, aged 50. Comrado Willis
was severely wounded at tho battle of Corinth
He wa? a member of Newton-Stanton Po3fe
59G, and wa3 its Past Cummander. He had
also served as Senior Vico Commander and
Quartermaster. Tho funeral was under th
auspices of tho Post.
Wilson. At Winnemucca. Nev. May 28. or
consumption, Jos. Wilson, 58th III., aged 54.
Johnson. At Dunlap, Tenn., June 30. John
Johnson, Co. G, 3d Tenn. Cav., aged 60. H
was a member Post 49. He leaves a family. -
Sciiantz. At Maplowood, Pa., Juno 25
Jacob Schantz. Co. F, 120th N. Y., aged 50. H
enlisted before ho was 10 years of age, and
served until the end of the rebellion. Ha waa
a Past Commander of Warren S. Moor Post,
339; also a member of F. and A. M. and Im
proved Order of Red Men. Tho last 20 yean
he wa3 partner of Maplewood Chair Co., and
served the district the samo length of time to
goneral satisfaction as School Director. Ha
leaves a widow aud twochildran. His brother
Mason3had charge of the funeral.
Soule. At Arlington, Iowa, July 8, Henry
Soule, Co. F. 8th 111., aged 62. Comrado Soula
was born in New Hampshire; moved to Illi
nois, whero ho lived several yenrs. At th
close of tho war ho settled at Walker, Iowa,
where he wa-eugaged in tho jewelry business
until 1892, sisco which time he had lived ia
Cuba's TVhlto Ilonse.
The garrison consists generally of auouS
1,100 men, well armed, commanded by th
Secretary of War himself", Gen. Eoloft
Although no attack from the Spaniards ia
to he feared, and but few of tbem have to ba
on duty as sentries in the paths and entrances
of the labyrinth, they are by no means idle.
Some help tho field labors nnd attend tha
cattle, while others are always bnsy iu tha
different factories which have been estab
lished there, nnd others, finally, attend to
drill and thoroughly prepare for military
service the new recruits, of which there is
always a large number at Cubitus awaiting
to ba providedrwith rifles.
Thus the traveler will not feel admiratioa
only for the self-denial nnd courage of these
heroic men whose life ia devoted to tha
sacred cause of the independence of their
country. He will not fail to remnrk at see
ing them so orderly engaged upon their diA
ferent tasks that they well deserve to hava
their "White House" transferred to tha
Havana Government Palace.
There are in Cubitas several smith and
carpenter shops where the patriots' guns
are repaired, tan-yards, and harness fact
ories, and in a hut, far npart from the rest,
gunpowder is made from the gnano gathered
in the famous caverns with which the Cubitas
mountains are so abundant, and the empty
cartridges picked np at the battlefields ara
refilled, to be sent, as good and useful as ii
they were new, to the army ia operation.
Another lohio, built with extreme care,
larger than any of the others, is used as hos
pital for the wounded aud sick, under tat
direction of emiuent Cuban physicians, with
the assistance of some of the women of that
patriotic colony, who volunteer to act v
aiuels of charily in tho wild solitnde.
From impression to impressioo. the trar
cior at last is taken into the Presidem'al
lohio, where he is kindly welcomed by citi
.eu Salvador Cisneros, a gentleman wh.
once bore tha title of Marquis de Santa
Lucia, and who left the luxuries and com.
forts of his home, as well as honors, richaa .
and personal conveniences, to represent ia
UUD1W9 lUD UUV1B4UU UUUUUOUbMUiiUUWH
of hl-3 c0UntrJ firmjj determined to gk&&
off the Cpaniah yoke.
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