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SOUVENIRS AND RELICS..
Undor tliis hcad and rcfonlug'to an itom ln our last wcok's issue, wo have xecolved tho following lottcr: Nohtii Benninoton, Aug. ibth, 1891. JSdltor qf Banner : Dkak Siii: In your issuo of tlio 14th, undor an nrtlclo ontitleil ''Souvcnirs and Bollcs," you qucstion tlio uutlicnticUy of an allcgcd "Camp Furnaco," said to havo bolouged to Colonel Baum, and which. has .bcen illustratcd both in magazincs and othor publications. It is ratlicr lato in tho day for anyono .to impugn tlio collcction of antlquitios loftby tlio lato Gcorgo W. Robinson, imony of wliioh bavo bcen not only in bis -possession, but in tli.it of lits anccstors :sinco tlio battie. I can but tbink tbat .you have bcen misinformed, and would lot knowingly do an injustico to ono who durinc bis lifo did eo mucli to stimulato historic rcscarch, in connec tion with tho battlo, and who so con scicntlously verifled in ovcry possiblo ivay liis asscrtions and concluslons. Tho original "Camp Furnaco" called, is among hls collcction, and bas boon for years, and may bo considorcd siuthentio. Yours, eto., Justick Tho confusion of namcs is what 1ms causcd this apparont injustice. Tho rolio in Mr. Iiobinson's collcction lias always bcen spokou of to us as a "Camp Xcttle," hcnco whcn it is called "Camp i"urnaco" thero ariscs tho qucstion. Dut whcn wo aro assured that botli title's ref er to ono artlclo, thon vfo gladly givo placo to tho letter above. Jloreovor in all lists of rolics of tho Hoblnson collec- ion, not oxccpting tho one reprjntcd liolow (and which lias appearod in a dozcn of our cxchanges withtn a wcok), wo flnd tho "Camp Kettld" mcntioned. It is far from our intentlon to qucstion tho auvlienticity of tho Ilobinson collcc tion. Wo roprint as follows from our last issuo: Anothor relic will seo tho llght this joar, tho Camp Kettlo of Gen. Uurgoyno, not Baum's as wo had it last wcek This "kettlo" has bcon forfourteen yoavs in "possession of Col, Olin Scott of Ben nington. It is owited by parties, in Castleton and was scnt licro in 1877 to cxhibit. but was sent too lato. This, .year's celebration will bo graccd, by tho TClio that propared Btirgoyne's food, Atid its location will bo in tho Battlo Monument. Tho "kettlo" will bo sus jiended by a chain from the iloor abovo, and will iiang in viow of tho peoplo at' an olovation of about twelvo feet from tho lowcr iloor at tho baso of tho monu mont as ono entcrs that structuro. This is a fltting placo and dncs crcdit to Col. Scott's idca of tlio fltiicss of things. "Thero aro many things of historic in torcst hereabouts, says the Herald, which wll bo brought out for tho oc casion. Bennington is full of relics of tho battlo and of othor ancient things, and souvcnirs of tho occaslou aro boing tnanufacturcd by tho thousand. Thero aro photograplis without number, (rpm a bigjihotogravcur of tho monument to abinet nictures ot tho battlo triound. tho old- Catamouut tavern and otheivj placcs.of interest. "Thero' are souvenir spoons, ono of the. ihonitmcnt and the othcr of Ethau Allcn. Then thero is tho mcdulgot up by tho committeo and liadges of many kinds. "Thero aro lots of relics of tho battlo in tlio possession of dcsccndants pf tho Green Alountain boys.. Tliorbaro coijti ncntal muskots and guns cupturcd from tho British swords and calinon balls and auch matcrial of war brought away from tlio battlo or sinco dug up on the fleld. If all this stuff werd got to cether it would mako quito an itnposing lisplay." As is wcll known tho family of tho lato Georgo W. Robinson of Bennington Cen tor liavo many intercsting relics of tho battlc. Among thcm aro two or threo cannon balls, several British uniforms and tho sword and Camp Kettlo of Col. Uaum. Tho sword was takch on tho 11 old of battlo by Licut. Thomas Jewott of Otint. Dowov'r comnanv of tnilitla. Tlio sword was soon after purcliased by -r 1 it i 1 . Tho family also has a aagucrreotvDO. - I CI .. . 13 i f 1 "r 1. " il.' rtn C.llV U1U UI1U L11U UI11LUII itHUS UL Ull WUrt3 tiru Liiiiii 4ini veara. nu iithc nnn nr 1 - inn mi.. 1 1 rt hiv la llnnlnmm Tfflrwnnn whn wrnft A TT .tf nnil i'V'v - .... . .. 7 uie piciuro is u.mi. iavia xiouinsoni o was a lawvpr nnd nnmlnrn for cnwrj Hiiirftiirni. nnxc ih A iiiHiin. Kini nv f n. "VT i i t . i t.i i ho also holds a sword takon at tho 10 atro of 02 vears. Ho was tho son nf i 1 . 1 . T 1. t 1 1 1 1 1 mwiiw vuu ,V'U :ivirii. i nn hiytii iiiriii'n ia .-.nmiini nT iini. Aviin lfns Tirnniinnni; in rnn nnr v . I .. . . rt 11 i ... fPl. 1. -. .1 waa ono of Gen. Stark's soldicrs and is suiu tu navu uuuu uiu i iLii inun lo scaio : .1 xA 1 . i 1 1 . 1 ii. i t cr . Last evening was marked bv a nrosen- tation by compauy F of Northfleld, win nors in tho niorning riflo coutcst. of a gold star badgo G. A. 11. to Gons. Grcenloaf and Fcck. Thcy woro escoitcd to tlio mess and after graco by the Cliaplain and tho banquot disposed of, thcso tokens of in a consratulatory specch. Ho charac tcrlzcd tlieso goiitiemoii as grandfathors of tho TSational Guard bccauso of thelr this stato. Tho speaker rolen cd to Gen. Pcck's woll known populaiity and efll- ciont scrviccs nn a stato ofllccr, and witii- xyiipoKO oi tion. uiecn icai usnavmg ocou coloncl of a rcgimciit that was now "wholo cob," and thai it was agrcat con vanienco to bo in camp witli so mnny ox- frnvnmnrH nn wnrn tirrsnnh on thn ftnnn. sion. Sjiuko parficulsrly of Gen. Gioon leaf as commaudor of thoNational Guard of Vermont, and, voicing tho sentlmcnt of tho wholo regimont, hoemphasizcd tho tho feolln rec?ard held for both ofticors in tho prcwnt-iitionof tlieso badges. Suit ablo roplios woio mado by bothgcntlomon in thoir wcll known and liappy mannor. Tho Estoy Guard also gavo ancxhlbition of llrcwu'cs wmcU n-oro vlowcd by a nunvia w wiiiu ti umii auii v u VU1IIUK JlUlli . i" i . i boinir f urn'Shed bv liaston & Wells of INA GltAVEYAIW. Tho old cemetery at Bennington Cen- ter has been written upngaui and again. Each time some now features. aro- intrc duced. Mr. Ryan of tho cditori'ai 'staff of tho Troy Prew, now doing tho ;en tennial, has written a pleasing historical article, whicli is of interest in conneq' tion with the Old Firet Church, which wo illustrate, and tho servlces wliii oip reported in tueso columns. He says; . On "Old. Town Hill'Lia..Benn.ingtpn Center is a gravoyard replete with inter csting subjects for reflection. Thero can bo seen many quaint tombstones which m ark the bunal places of many of the old pioneer settlers whoso names are familiarly interwoven in tlio early liis tory of the stato of Vermont, and more particularly with the history of Ben nington. Tnere is ono tomostone which designatcs the gravo of tho flrst person wlio died in Bennington. Her name was Bridcet Harwood, wifo of Benia' min Harwood, and the dato of her death was Nov. 10, 1762. Close at hand is the body of tlie flrst person born ln Bennington, Benjamin Harwood, born Jan. 12,.1702,and died Jan. 23, 1851, aged 89 yearg, Near by is a stone lying horl- zontally upon four stone posta ana com- Eletely" covering the gravo 'where were uried the remams of Captalii Sttiphen Fay, the celebrated proprietor of the historio Catamount tavern. No more honorable namo than that of Fay ap- pears m tlio nistory oi vermont, uap tain Fay throw open tho doors of his liostelry, hospitably entertaining tho rebels who were conspiring to wrest tlieir homes and country from the tyrant king. In this old tavern was the coun cil chamber where were held the sccret meotings of tlio council'of safety which included such men as Thomas Chitten den. Ethan Allon. Ira Allen, llnbinsons. yays, Harwoods, Henrys, and many ouier, urave inuu wiiuso uescenuants thickly populate Bennington county today. Onoof Captain l&y's family, David Fav. is buried near him. It is a plain stone which marks his gravo, and thero ii nbthing on it to indicate that tho remains bcneath aro of a man of im porta'nce in his day. And yot it is told by tlio-old inhabitants how lie' went out with tlio Green Mountain bovs as a drummer at the age of 10 years. He was in tho frontof tliechargo on Baum's breastworks, and wlien the colof bearer was shbt down, he seized the colors and was the flrst to overlean tlio breastworks and soon had tho flag nrmly plantcd on tlio redouut. A sad story can be read in the nortli- west cornerof the cravevard. Acroun of four stones mark tlio restingplaceof the family of John Fay. John was killed in the battie ot lienniugton. AUKiist 10. 1777, ho being at tliat time 43 vears old. Within a raonth he waa followed bv all of tho members of, the householu His wife and two sons, it is said, died of grief ut the loss of tlio husband and father. Another stone marked the gravo of Jesse Field, a devoted friend of Gen. Stark, who1 rescued his friend in battie when.liis liQrso had been shot dead and fell upon him,binding him to the ground. In tho w'est end of the yard near the gravo of Captain Fay, is tlio gravo of Jedcdiah Dewoy,the lirstpreacher of the flrst , church ever orected in Vermont stato He was also a schooltnaster au,d .was fond 61 Shakesneare. nnd on his death b'yhisreqUest hiuopitaph ascarved .upon his toiflbstoiie was taken from itho rea.t mostet's wiorks. "Of cpmfort no mtm.speaK. lets taiic, ot graves and ivorms and epitaphs".- Mako dust' our laper, and with rainy eyes write sorrow iu uiu uusuiii ui uio uai i.il, xaia la uie only. tombstono in this yard upon whicli is eugruveu u quotatiua irom onaKes peate. Hero too aro buried four of Ver lnont's governors, Moses Robinson, Jolin a. Kobinson, tsaac Tichenor and Hiland 'Hall. On Another ancient tombstono is inscribed: "Mr. Henry "Wdlbridge. 'Who amiable in the. social, esteemed in the Cliristian, faithful in tho civil and brave in' the military life, gloriously fell in de fenso of American freedom in the battie of Bennington, Aug. 10, 1777, in tho 83d j'ear of his age." An cpitaph below this cannot be read, as the stone has sunk several feet into tho earth. Wo have purposely reserved to the last mention of a man wlio stands out-in liistory in ,a character peculmrly liis own namely, Anthony Haswell. Tlie grave is marked by a long Blab of stone raised'several feet above the ground and elovated on Pne Bido to an angleof forty flve degrees." The slab is supported by brick magonry. Tlie inscription tells its own story: "Anthony Haswell.a patriot of thorevolution, printer and founder of thoVermohtGazette. (Tho flrst paper prfnted in Vermont.) A sufferer in tho oause of f reodom by the sedition act of 1798. , Died May 22nd, 1810, at the age pf ,00 yeare." Many other equally inter .estiiig'factsmay bogleaned from this old gravoyard, but enough have been men tidned. In the vicinity aro many spots ofp'eculiar interest ag connected witli revolutionary times. At tlio southeast cbrner of tho road leading down tho hill lsthe'Bpot where stood the houso where Ethan'AHen once'mado liis home. On tlie opposite corner is the place whero stoPd tne'hospital in .which thoso -wero nursed wlio were wounded in the battie of Bennington. AVaslilnKtoa Rcllco. At Tichenor Tlacc, built by Gov. Tichenor in 1792, iu tho hall of tho scc ond story tho papcring, still in a good stato of prcscrvation, is with mt.norial wall papcr, manufactured at tlio tirao of Washington's death, in 1709. Tho pat tera reprcscnts astono arch twenty-cight inchcs liigh by twonty-two wido, having fluted columns with handsomo capitals. Bcneath tho arch an iron fcnco encloscs an oblong plat of ground in which is a slono monument and consisting of a squaro baso surmountcd by an urn, over which hovers an caglo with drooping wings. On tho baso is tho in scription, "Saored to Washington." Twq womon, ono on cach sido of tho monilmont, roprosonting justico and libcrty, stand with bowed hcad as if weoping. Intlio foregronnd aro weap ons and drapcd flags. In tho samo hall onclosod in a lincn caso is a handsomo silk banner, dcco rated with oil palntings, on both sldes, and liung with silk fringo and tassols. This banrior was prcsentcd to ,Gov. Tiohonor by tho Washingtouian Socicty of which ho was a mombor. Anotlicr intercsting rolio is "Wash ington pitchor," manufaoturcd in Franco. Tho mcdallion of Washington upon tho front of tho pitcher is said to bo ono of tho bcst likenesscs ever mado. It is about four inchcs in longth, tho pitchor is. sevon or cight inches in hoight. Tho rolics havo como through tlio lato Jf'.'S. GeQrgo Lyman, nieCo and adoptcd dauchtor' of Gov. Tichenor, and aro Wgliiy prlzcd by horsurviving cjiildron. E. w. u. THE BENNINGTON BAN1STER, CAMP VERMONT ! Roster of tlie State OUlcers and Militla. NQTES . OF THE JJNCA3PMENT. ' Following is tho roster of offlcors of tlio Stato Government and Vermont Nation- al Guard: Commandor-inrChief His Excollency OAitnor,i. S. Paoe, Hyde Park,Govornor. Stato OUlcers Hon. Honry A. Flotcher, Cavendish, Lioutonant Govcrnor ; Hon, Bnio. Gen. Wm.L. Grkknx.eaf. Chauncoy W. Brownell, Burliugton, Secrotary of Stato: Hon. Honrv T.l -t?IU T4..1.1 .1 m . r. j-'ium, nuiuiim, ireasurcr ; 11011, -UU ther O. Greene, Woodstock, Inspector q Fmanco : nou. Henry E. Fowell. Rich ford, Auditor of Accounts. Commander's Staff Brig. Gen. T. S Peck, Burlington, Adjutant and, inspec tor General ; Brig. Gen. W. H. Gilmore, Fairlee, Quartcrmastcr. Genoral ; .Brig, Geri. J. C. Ruthorford, Burlington, Sur- Q. M. Gen. Wm. H. 6ilmore. goon-Goneval ; Brig. Gen. F, E..Alfred, Nowport, Judgo Advocate-Goncral; Col. (WT, Seward Webb, Sliolburio, -inspeotor XHOo Practioe AidolCampsildntel iierucrt b'. Jingliam, Bakorsilold ; Coli'- W.H. H. Slack, Springfleld; Col. Myro'n 4. Horton, Pdnltnoy; Col. Lyman F. Abv bott, Bennington; Col. HarloyE. FQls'om, Lyndonville; Col. nenryR. Cutlor, BarT; ton. Capt. E. K. Wricht Montuolior.' Ahj.-Gen. Tiieo. S. Pkck. Military Storckeopcr. Brigado Commandcr and Staff Brig. Gen. Wm. L. Greenlcaf, Burlington. Staff Bvt. Lt. Col.' M. D. Grceno, Bur lington, Assistant Adjutant General; Bvt, Lt. Col. Wm. Sraitli, Burlington, Assist ant Quartennaster General; Maj. Kobcrt J: Coffeyv Bonnington, Provost-Marshald Maj. C. E.Nelson, Derby Lino, Inspector Riffo Practico ; Aido-do-Camps, Capt. Max L. Powoll of Richfprd, CaptjMlon- Col. Juuus J. Estey. J. 'Estey, Brattleboro, Colonel ; Charlos O.Kinsman.Rutland.Lioutcnant-Coloiiol; Georgo II. Bond, -Brattreboro, John II. Watson, Bradford, Oalvin W. Evans, Ben nington, Majors ; Jamos A. Lillis, Rut land, Adjutant; Charlcs H.Fuller, Mont pelier, Quartormastor; John D. Wyman, St. Albans, Inspector Riflo Practico; Jas. H. Sabin of Saxton's River, Sergt.Ran som L. Buss, Bonnington, Provost Sor gcant ; Sorgt II. B. Chamborlain, Brad ford, Quartormastor Scrgoant. First Regimont, Fiold and Staff Julius N. Jcnno, St. Albans, Surgoon ; Wm. D. Huntington, Bochostor, nonryH. Loo, Wolls River, Assistant Surgoons ; Rov. TUESDAY, AUG. Howard F. Illil, Montpoliui'. Cliaplain " Noir-Cotrimlsgioned Staff D. S: Wollff, BaiTo, Sergt Major; P. K. Peck, Rutland, quartcrmaster'Sergeant; F. II. Chapman, nutiand, Ilospital Steward; Fi-ed T. Aus tin; Northfield, DrumMalbr: RuoL L Parker, Brandon, Chiof Musiclan; Charles Capt. L. K. Fum.er. F. Cplllns, Montpelier, 1st ColorSergcant; inoraasii. robinson, St. Johnsbury, 2nd Colof Scrgcant ; Loring D. Bingham. Bonnington, L. G. Guidflf EdwrirtTC'. Bcn- nott, Bennington, R. G. Guido. Tlfe llst of Company offlcors is as fol lows: CompanyD of St. Johnsbury, Capt. Abcl W. Roberts, 1st Lieut. Charlcs W. Bonnott, 2nd Liout, Herinan S. Steady. Company H of Montpplior, Capt Os- ,man D. Clark, 1st Liout. Samuol A. Luke, ana.jLiieut. Arthur G. Eaton, 'CojnpanyFof Northfield, Capt. Gilbcrt U. Bates, jpt Lieut. Frank L. Hoyo, 2nd Llout. Geoigo R. Cofrin. Company I of Brattleboro, Capt Fred W. Cliilds, lBt Liout. Thomas A- Austln, 2nd Liout. J. Gray Estoy. Compauy E of Barre, Capt. BurtH. Wells, 1st Lieut. Erederick B. Mudgett, 2nd Liout. Danicl R. Bisbcc. Company B of St. Albans, Capt. John II. Mimms, 1st Licut Carlcton A. Scarle, 2nd Eiout Charlcs D. Watson. Company, C of Brandon, Capt Joslah W. Symons, lst Licut. Bcrnico A. Carr, 2nd Liout. Androw J. Dimmick. Company G of Bradford, Capt Calvin E. Ciark, lst Liout Herbcrt P. Warren, 2nd Lieut Frank R. Johnson. Company K of Bennington, Capt. Hen ry D. Fillmore, lstLiout. OrrinW.Davis, 2nd Licut. Erncst T. Grlswold. Company A of Rutland, Capt Thoo- dorovV, Davis, lst Liout. Benjamin Per- klns, 2nd Lieut Myron D. Hayward. Company L of Nowport. Capt. Gardncr D. Pratt, lst Licut ' Jorry F.. Lambcrt. 2nd Licut Edwin O. Skinner. Company M of Richford, Capt Winflold Tl.l.rnv 1ofTin,,(- T 11 T !.!:.. O.. .7 Liout E.E.MUler. FuHer'8.flrstliglit battery of Brattle tlebom: Lovi K. Fullor, Capt and Bvt Col.: Edwin H. Putnam. lst Lt' and Adjt D. P. Wobstor, Assist" Surg.; Thomas Hannon, lst Lt aild Q. ,M. ; F. D.iVad.l8tLiout;.,A. T. Mc(;luro,,-l8t Llotitr, P.F. Couhors,2d Llcut';,L. .jy Shiolls, 2nd Lreut. . It il) a matter of- interest in councction wjtl tho'rostertonoto that Of tho.names thorcpixbut eight woro pTcscntnsolBcers inl877., Thoir rankat that time waa: T. S. Peck, Colonel of First Regimont: W. L. Greonleaf. Lioutcnant Colonel : Wil- liam bmitli', Rcgimontal Quartermastcr; J. J. Estoy, Captain Co. 1 ; C. C. Kins man, Captain Co. A ; F. W. Childs, Sec ond Lloutonant Co. I 1 Lovi K. Fuller, Captain Battery; P F. O'Connor, Second Lioutenant Battory. aUSIPSE AT THE M0STEB QROUND HOW THE COMP.VNIES ARE SITUATED. It wouid bo hard to imajdne a pleas- anter place of ren dezvous for tho Vermont malitia that tho ground8 at tho Soldiers' Home, and troops and vibi tors aliko comment f avorabl v on tlio sit uation. To the front and south of tho Homo building is tlie camp. At tho wpaf-. pml nroliriirnflft LT.-COt,. OREENE. headquartersj 10 long tents sot in a row, witli the tent of Brig. Gen. Greenleaf in the contre, in front of which stand the tall flag pojo f rora whicli headquarters flag is Unfurled. Tlie tcnt at tho ieftof tho lino is occitpied by Capt. Wright of Montpelier, the military store-keeper,- and next to it isOha pressLtent. At the south sido of the parado ground stands tho long lino of company tents. The maJ. nelson. company sweots ruu north and south, and at tho liead bf each strcot, to the south of the com pany tents, are tbo tente for Uw ofllcers. ' At the east sido of tho parado frounds cro tlie tents for Ful hr'd tatterr, besides wliich Cfshlng'sliglit battery c? regulars are located. South of tho parado ground, outside tho LT.-col. kecsjian. fence, aro tho md tents of each company. They are not together this ycar, but aro arranged Ju two groups of slx each, with a ploughed fleld uetween. At tho wct of this fiold are tlio mess tente of Comj a y L of New port, Company M of Richford aud Com pany B of St. Albans ; on ono nide of a narrow lano and op- posito aro thoso oi Company E of Barre Company G of Brad ford and uotnpany II of Montpelier. Tho Barro and Bradford companies will ontor talntheOddFellows from their towas. On the f urther sido of tho plouRhed fleld are the mess teuta of Companicfl F of No rthfield, K of Beu- uuigiou, i. ui ivut- lt.-COL. SMITII. land, I of Brattloboto, C of Brandon and D of St Johnsbury. Tlie 82d Soparato company of Hoosfck Falls. N. Y.. will bv tho guests of company K of Benning ton, 18, 1891.3 Ihe Au OF "NEW ENGLAN Containing an Illustrated artiole on Mr. Edwin A. Start, Representod by MR. A. H, MAJ. R. J. COFFEY. MAJ. C. W. EVANS. To tho northwestof tho Soldiers' Home aro the tents occupied by the staff of the commander- in - clnei, The briuade lieadquar ters mess is located in tho grove northwest of the bngado headquar ters Maj. Cofley of the soldiers' home has rO' ceived a handsomo new flag with Uie full numoer or stars.which he has .unfurled over the home. It is 12 bv MAJ. J. H. watson. 20 feet in sizo and was presented by Gen. Williani Wells of Bur lington. SUNDAY IN CAMP. Services wero held at Camn Vermont yestorday at 3 o'clock in the af ternoon, ontho circle in front or tlio ooldiers ilomp. Music was furnished bv a m.iln niinrfof. fhn. sen from tlie ranks of tho National Guard. Thesermon w.os nrpn. ched by tho Rcverend V Howard F. Hill, Cliap lain- nis suoiect was "Tho Trinlo Valuo nf Man. JMnnlrinil wnn compared to tlie three Kinus oi com, gold, silver and copper, Jiacli man lias 1ns rela- capt. powell. tive valuo in the world and fllls his place therem according to that value. He spoko of theencampment, saying that it was not to be a mero resting-spell or to be given up solely to pleasure and idle- ness. It was a time for 6tudy in the de- Bire and mtention to emulato the virtuea of tiiose to whose mcmoriea tlio conilng celebration waa dedicated. RIFLE SIIOTS. Tiie Brattleboro comnanv werod'tliripfl: Gen. Greenleaf, commander bfi, thtf bngade, lssued general orders congratulating the brigade on the aus picious opening of tho encampment and expressing the hope that everv member liad come resolved to do liis part toward making it the best ono :in tho history of Vermont. Cushing's Battery B., U. S. A., from Rhodo Island, accompanied by Fuller's Battery of Brattleboro, arnved onSatur- dayaf ternoon and were greeted with hearty cheers as thev marched into town, making a fino appearance. Cusli- mg's Battery Btarted on the march hitlier two weeks ago, and are to bo on tho march just amonth before reach ing their own quarters again. Tho order of companies in lino is this: Company D, St Johnsburv. Cant. A. W. Roberts; Company C, Brandon, Capt, J. W. Symons; Company I, Brat tleboro, Capt. F. W. Childs: Comnanv A, Rutland, Capt. T. A. Davis; Com pany K, Bennington, Capt. H. D. Fil- moro; Company F, Northfield, Cant G. C. Bates; Company M, Richford, Capt. W. S. Thayor; Company B, St Albans, Lapt. J. .11. Mimms; Company E, Barre, Capt. B. H. Wells; Companv L. New- port, Capt G.'D. Pratt; Company G, Bradford, Capt'.C. E. Clark; Company H. Montpelier, Capt.' O. D. Clark. Religious services were held on the camp ground Sunday afternoon, cou ducted by Chaplin Hill. Printed slips containing national hymns wero fur nished for tho'"congregation." THE ItlFLE PRACTICE. At nino o'closk toams from tho dif f eront companies appcarcd at tho rango for tho purposo of compoting for tho Washingtou Conlcnnial trophy. Tho shoolingwas undor tho dircction of Major C. E. Nelsou, brigado inspector of rifle practico, assistcd by Capt J.JD. Wymsn, logimcntal inspector of riflo practico. Tho toams woro in good form and spirits. Co. 0 wero asslgocd io No. 1 targot, Co. D. to 2, following by Co. E. on No. 1, I on No. 2, K onNo. 1, G on No. 2, M on No. I. II on No. 2. L on No. L F on No. 2, and A on No. 1, Compauy B not on- toring for tho pnzo. Tho summary was as follows: Co. F, Nortflold. 03 polnts: Co. M, Richford 08; Co. I. Brattleboro. 04; Co. K, Bennington, 02; Co. E, Barro, 84; Co. A. Rutlaad, 80; Co. G. Bradford 80; Co. C, Brandon, 77; Co. L, Nowport 72; Co. D, St. Johnsbury, 04: Privato Looklln of Co. F mado tho hlghest scoro. 22. Last yoar two medals went to tho Barre company, whilo this year that compauy lost both. Company F of Northfield won tho trophy, At tho riflo contcst in the afternoon thoro woio forty coutcstants for tho tlirno Wfibli hiiiWn. T.innfv vV n Lscklin of tho Richford company woii flrst mcdal in a scoro of tho twonty-two piiGoin possioio twoniy-uvo; rrivato W. B. Spnngor of tho Northfeld com pany won sccond by a scoro of twonty ono; Privato R. H. Whltman of Rich ford won thlrd mcdal by a scoro of twonty-ono. Tho rccoul for shooting in this cqnlcst was not quito up to vbat boon generally expcoted. Read ,C r. . 'tr gust NumbE D MAGAZINE !'' 1 BENNINGTON AND ITS BATTLE, by, W00D, Putnam Houso. Fed and Carcd Fof. Seatstoview the. rocei sion and Baggage cared ' for at Grand Stand, - FootofTowu Hill, dPPOSITE rXEOCHIAfi SCHOOL. ' McOALL & GLEASOX. 2 3d. HIE 01 THE FAMOTJS ETHAN ALLEN;: SOUVENIR SPOON Tlie most beautiful Souvenir of Bennington's Celebration tliat can ie had. 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