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8. Major G. W. Taylor, 14th Alabama Regiment.

9. Lt. O. H. Bentlcy. co. K, 22d Georgia Regiment.

10. N". Rowcy, co. B, 19th Georgia Regiment.

11. J. J. Hammett, co. I, 4th South Carolina Regiment.

12. C. A. Howell, Howell Battery Artillery.

13. J. H. Shadden, co. C, 31st Tennessee. *

14. B. F. Webb, co. F, 18th Georgia Regiment.

1."). Robert L. Rodgers, co. B, Georgia Cadets G. M. I.

16. Capt. W. L. Calhoun, co. K, 42d Georgia Regiment.

17. Amos Fox, co. A, 6th Kentucky Regiment.

18. Capt. H. H. Colquitt, General Colquitt's Brigade.

19. Fred. Krogg, co. F, 8th Georgia Regiment.

20. C. H. Duhme, Hampton's Legion, S. C.

21. J. L. Richmond, co. F, 12th Mississippi.

' 22. John C. Campbell, co. B, Hampton's Legion, S. C.

23. Capt. C. R. Hanleiter, Thompson's Light Artillery.

24. J. Bailey, co. F, 14th Alabama.

25. L. J. DeLamater, Cleburne's Division.

26. J. R. Camp, Cleburne's Division.

27. Col. A. J. McBride, 10th Georgia.

28. Capt. X. C. Carr, co. B, 35th Georgia.

29. A. D. Fuller, co. C, Phillips' Legion.

30. J. M. Johnston, co. A, 21st Georgia,

31. A. M. Perkerson, co. E, 9th Georgia Artillery.

32. W. M. Crumley, co. B, Cobb's Legion.

33. W. S. Milner, co. E, 20th Georgia.

34. J. C. Nichols, co. C. 9th Georgia.

35. A. W. Fickett, co. B, 5th Georgia Battalion Artillery.

36. T. B. Moore, co. K, 7th Georgia.

37. W. H. Cody, commander (Jen. Lee's escort.

38. W. H. Flynn, co. D, 65th Georgia.

39. Capt. Max Corput, Corput's Artillery.

40. Lewis Cook, co. K, 51st Georgia.

41. Martin Nallv, co. B, 19th Georgia.


42. Mike Haverty, co. B, 19tli Georgia.
43 A K. Francis, 5th Georgia.

L. T. Mitchell, Capt. co. C, 40th Georgia.

J. M. Brosius, co. B, Bedford Artillery, Va.

F. M. Ezzell, co. A, 8th Georgia.

47. A. J. Kiser, co. F. 1st Georgia Volunteers.

48. J. T. Lansdell, co. K, 16th Georgia.

49. W. L. Abbott, co. F, 20th Georgia.

50. D. B. Langston, co. K, 3d Georgia.

51. B. J. Davis, Cobb's Legion.

52. R. H. Caldwell, co. G, 5th Georgia Cavalry.

53. J. B. Caldwell, co. G. 5th Georgia Cavalry.

54. O. I. Culberson, co. G, 5th Georgia Cavalry.

55. Julius H. Cook, co. H, 6tb Georgia.

56 Major G. M. Henry, 12th Georgia Battalion Artillery.

57. W. A. Watson, co. B, 1st Confederate Georgia Regiment.

58. James M. Caldwell, co. G, 9th Georgia.

59 John A. Caldwell, co. G, 9th Georgia.

60 W L Stanton, 2d Serg't co. G, 4th Georgia Cavalry.

61 Win. A. Wright. 1st Lt. Staff Gen. A. R. Wright.

62. Dr. J. McF. Gaston, Chief Surgeon Anderson Division.

63. T. J. Haile, CO. G, 2d South Carolina Regiment.
64 A. W. Davis. 2d Lt. CO. B, 31st Tennessee.

65. R. M. Clayton, 1st Lt. co. B, 60th North Carolina.

66. Capt. G. B. Strickler, co. 1, 4th Virginia.

67. T. G. Williamson, co. F, 7th North Carolina.

68. P. M. McQuaid, co. D, 63d Georgia.

69. J. J. Griffin, co. B, 8th Georgia.

70. Capt. Geo. Hillyer. co. C. 9th Georgia.

71. Fred. Kicklighter. co. F, 8th Georgia.

7-2. W. A. Bonnell, co. D, 2d Georgia Battalion.

73. 11. II. Penny, co. E, 8th Georgia.

74. M. N. Newton, co. B, 19th Georgia.

;;.. W. S. Saul, Burrougli's Artillery. Army Tennessee.

76. W. S. Fenley, co. F, 8th Georgia.

77. Dr. H. C. Timmons, CO. F, 56th Georgia.

75. Geo. B. Forbes. (). S. Columbus Light Artillery.
79. Capt. W. P. Becker, CO. G, 4t Alabama.

so. \V. M. Harbin, O. 8. 38th Georgia.

81. W. T. Newman, co. 11. 2d Tennessee Cavalry.

82. G. S. Thomas, Major tilth Georgia.

83. G. H. Phillips, co. K, 64th Georgia.

84. C. (' Green, Lt. Cobb's Legion.

sr>. Capt. N. s. Culpepper, co. G, 7th Georgia.

86. E. F. Couch, eo. E, 131 h Alabama.

87. T. M. Butt, co. K. 42d Georgia;

ss A. .1. Orme, Corporal Gate City Guard.

sir J. J. Welch, Berg'l co. A. tsl Georgia Regulars.


90. F. M. Hadley, co. B, 62d Alabama.

91. Capt. S. B. Love, co. F, 8th Georgia.

92. C. G. Helmer, co. A. Lsl Maryland Cavalry.

93. J. W. Taylor, co. K, 2d Georgia Reserves.

94. G. AY. Dyer, Corporal CO. B. 2d South Carolina.

95. M. L. Batchelor, Milledge Battery.

96. A. B. Thompson, 1st Lt. co. A, 19th Tennessee.

97. AV. J. Shockley, co. A. 8th Georgia.

98. J. Bailey, co. F, 14th Alabama.

99. J. F. Jones, Major 3d Georgia.

100. D. J. Irby, Corporal co. B, Cobb's Legion.

101. C. J. Kicklighter, Corporal co. F, 20th Georgia.

102. H. L. Russell. CO. B. Phillips' Legion.

103. AYin. Hamilton, co. B, Phillips' Legion.

104. Capt. AY. H. Harrison, co. E, 31st Georgia.

105. J. AY. Owen. co. C, Holcombe's Legion.

106. T. E. Collier, 1st Lt. co. F, 45th Alabama.

107. AY. M. Durham, Adjutant 42d Georgia.

108. John Milledge. Captain Milledge Battery, Nelson Battaliou.

109. J. A. Anderson, co. C, 56th Georgia.

110. Capt. AVm. McConnell, 5th Georgia and Alabama Battalion.

111. Frank M. Myers, co. E, 1st Georgia Regulars.

112. Marshall DeGraffenreid, Lt. co. B, 1st Georgia Regulars.

113. Fred. B. Palmer, Lt. co. C, 1st Georgia Regulars.

114. AY. H. Brotherton, 39th Georgia.

115. AY. D. Ellis, Lt. co. B, 11th South Carolina Volunteers.

116. Samuel J. Johnston, co. K, 13th Georgia.

117. Capt. B. F. Floyd, CO. F. 60th Alabama.

118. B. F. Hodges, co. G, 10th Alabama.

119. G. N. Landrum, co. A, Cobb's Legion.

120. L. K. Adams, co. K, 4th Mississippi.

121. Thomas J. Thompson, co. I, 19th Virginia.

122. James T. White, 7th Regiment State Troops.

123. Harry Krouse. Gate City Guards. 1st Georgia Volunteers.

124. John Stephens, 5th Georgia Volunteers.

125. Capt. E. B. Thomas, co. V. 24th Georgia.

126. JohnT. Stocks, 1st Lt. eo. B, lsl Georgia Volunteers.

127. AY. J. Hodges, ,o. B. 8th Georgia Volunteers, State Troops

128. J. D. Garrison. 2d Serg't eo. I. :ilst Alabama Volunteers

129. J. K. P. Carlton. 1st Serg't eo. C, tilth Georgia.
130\ Julian A. Hutchison, eo. 15, 12th Virginia Cavalry.

131. ('has. S. Arnold. 1st Lt. 5th Virginia.

132. Dr. E. -1. Roach, Surgeon 18th Georgia.

133. L. E. O'Keefe, Lt. eo. C, 17th Georgia.

134. E. F. -May. 5th Serg't eo. I), 3d Georgia.

135. J. S. Do/ier. Cobb- fcegion Cavalry.

136. M. L. Bridwell, co. G, 3d Georgia.

137 Capt. W. H. H. Phelps, co. H, 37th Georgia.


138. W. M. Bray, 1st Lt. co. G, 3d Georgia.

L39. II. II. Cabaniss, Georgia Cadets.

140. W. S. Turner, Adjutant 46th Alabama.

Ml. Dr. -I. Stainback Wilson, Surgeon 40th Georgia.

142. Geo. C. Bancroft, co. I, 45th Georgia.

148. (apt. Geo. II. Bynds, co. E, 31st Tennessee.

HI. .lames R. Thomson, co. E, 27th Georgia.

It;,. W. II. E. Harper, eo. A, 29th Georgia.

14(i. S. M. Inman, Lt. 1st Tennessee Cavalry.

14?. Thomas W. Ketner, co. A, 19th Georgia,

14S. Ceo. A. Webster, Lt. co. G, 1st Georgia Cavalry.

149 .| . R. Christian, Corporal co. I, 49th Georgia.

150. Wesley Morris, 3d North Carolina.

151. Thomas Rice, co F, 40th Georgia.

152. J. .1. Hansford, co. B, 3d Georgia.

153. W. T. Wilson, Lt. co. I, 3d Georgia.

154. John C. .lovner, eo. K, 4th Georgia.

155. W. W. Hulbert, co I), 4th Georgia.

156. Eugene P. Black, co. K, 4th Georgia.

157. C. T. Furlow, Lt co. K, 4th Georgia.

158. Mark A. Harden, Morgan's command.

159. Geo. A. Wallace, Morgan's command.

160. 1^ P. DeBelle, co K, 3d Alabama.

161. A. Losenburge, co. K,' Phillips' Legion.

162. J. 1- Robinson, co. E, 56th Georgia.
pi:; R. T. Bowie, co. G, 13th Georgia.

164. Capt. L C Billings,

165. Capt. W. G. Newman, 03d Tennessee.

ice. John A Stephens, Lt co. G, 1st Georgia Regulars.

167. Walter C. Henderson, co. C, 4H Georgia.

168. Capt. T. H. Francis, co A, 4th Tennessee Infantry.
169 C W. Motes, 1st Lt. Troup Artillery.

170. Dr. Win. Ahram Love, Surg'n 51s1 Ga , Med Stall' ArmyTenn.

171. B. G. Morse. Serg'1 eo A. 04th North Carolina.

172. .1. Gadsden Kin-'. Major 1st South Carolina Artillery,
i ,;;. Louis Orrie, co. D, Kith Georgia, Toomb's Brigade.

i;p \Y. C. Dodson, 51sl Alabama Cavalry.

[75. 1,. I'. Thomas, Lt. Col. 42d Georgia Regiment.

176, .1. s. Todd, co. A. Battalion Georgia Cadets.

177, Qeo. 'I'. Fry, Col. 7th Confederate Volunteers. Tenn.

178, J. A Barry.

179, ,\. M. Goodrich, 2d Virginia Cavalry.

180, Thos L Daniel,

isl i p. Girardy, Commander Washington Artillery.

182. W, A. Hemphill, Troup Artillery.

There \\:i- a good feeling amongsl the veterans at that meeting. The

occasion was propitious for good cheer. To leam that they would soon have


the pleasure of greeting our •'President" Jefferson Davis in our own city here,
gave the veterans a revival of spirits On the next Memorial Day after that
first meeting, the Veterans' Association of Fulton County paraded in line for
the first time in their organization, commanded by Col. W. A Wright, the
commander of the Association.

On the coming of Mr. President Davis there was a grand gathering of
veterans in Atlanta from all parts of Georgia On the day of the unveiling of
the statue of Mr. Hill there were thousands of people in the city, to observe
the ceremonies of that occasion. School children from every school in the city,
white children and colored children, were in line to strew flowers in the path-
way of the old hero of the Confederacy. Portions of Pryor Street and Peach-
tree Street were literally covered witli flowers. I believe Prof. C. M. Neel
suggested the procession of schoolchildren carrying and strewing flower- on
the path of veterans Mr. President Davis was conveyed in a carriage decora
ted with flowers, and drawn by four white horses, driven by Capt. T. 15.
Brady. A long procession of Confederate veterans followed that carriage.
marching on a pathway of flowers. The scenes and the enthusiasm of that
day cannot be forgotten. Gen. John B. Gordon was with us in that grand
procession, and was cheered heartily by the veterans, many of whom were in
his command in the army, and followed him in many hard fought and desper
ate battles. At the monument of Mr. Hill there were thousands of people to
see and hear the speaker of the day. The orator of the day was Honorable
J. C. C. Black, of Augusta, a grand man, a thrilling orator, and a true Con-
federate veteran. His oration was superb on that occasion. We may note
with pleasure that he has been chosen as orator for Memorial Day this year,
and has consented to deliver the address On the day of which we write, Mr.
Davis was on the platform, and close beside him was his lovely daughter. Mis-
Winnie Davis, who had been named by General Gordon as the "Daughter of
the Confederacy." Many of the veterans passed in line and shook hands with
our President. On that occasion, also, Mr. Henry W. Grady made a short
speech, which went like an electric current to the heart of every veteran.
There was a wonderful magnetism and heroism in that young man, and his
little speech that day endeared him to the old soldiers. His speech is worthy of
a place here.

Mr. Grady rose, and in the following language introduced Mr. Davis :

"Had the great man, whose memory is perpetuated in this marble, chosen of
all men one witness to his constancy and his courage, he would have chosen the
honorable statesman whose presence honors the platform to-day. Had the people
of Georgia chosen of all men one man to-day to aid in this sacred duty, and by the
memories that invest him about, to give deeper sanctity to their work, they would
have chosen Jefferson Davis, first and last President of the Confederate States. It
is good, sir (turning to Mr. Davis), for you to be here. Other leaders have had
their triumphs. Conquerors have won crowns, and honors have been piled on the
victors of earth's great battles, but never yet, sir, came man to more loving people.
Never conqueror wore prouder diadem than the deathless loVe that crowns your
gray hairs to-day. Never king inhabited more splendid palace than the millions of
brave hearts in which your dear name and fame are forever enshrined. Speaking


to you sir as the son of a Confederate soldier who sealed his devotion with his
life holding kinship through the priceless heritage of his blood, to you and yours,
standing midway between the thinning ranks of his old comrades, whose faltering
footsteps are turned toward the grave, and the new generation thronging eagerly to
take the work that falls unfinished from their hands, here in the auspicious Present,
across which the historic Past salutes a glorious Future, let me pledge you that the
love we bear you shall be transmitted to our children, and our children's children,
and the great generations yet unborn shall, in this fair land, hold your memory
sacred, and point with pride to your lofty and stainless life.

"My countrymen (turning to the crowd), let us teach the lesson in this o.d
man's life that defeat hath its glories no less than victory. Let us declare that this
outcast from the privilege of this great government is the uncrowned king of our
people and that no Southern man, high or humble, 1 asks greater glory than to bear
with him, heart to heart, the blame and the burden of the Cause for which he stands
unpardoned. In dignity and honor he met the responsibilities of our common
cause. With dauntless courage he faced its charges. In obscurity and poverty he
he has for twenty years borne the reproach of our enemies and the obloquy of
defeat. This moment, in this blessed Easter week, that, witnessing the resurrection
of these memories that for twenty years have been buried in our hearts, has given
us the best Easter we have seen since Christ was risen from the dead. This moment
finds its richest reward, in the fact that we can light with sunshine the shortening
end of a path that has long been dark and dreary.

"Georgians, countrymen, soldiers, and sons of soldiers, and brave women, the
light and soul and crown of our civilization, rise and give your hearts voice, as we
tell Jefferson Davis that he is at home, among his people "

Amid the mosl stupendous cheers, Mr. Davis advanced to the edge of the
platform, and spoke as follows :

"Ladies and Gentlemen : You have been, I believe, generally apprised that no
address was to be expected from me. I came here to silently and reverently witness
the unveiling of this statue of my friend. I came as one who wanted to show his
respect for a man who, in victory or defeat, was ever the same— brave, courageous
and true. If 1 were asked from Georgia's histoiy to name three men who were fair
type* of Georgians, 1 would take Oglethorpe, the benevolent; Troup, the dauntless,
and Hill, the faithful. [Great applause ] It is known to you generally, it has been
told to you to-day, what part he took in the struggle which has just passed. If it
were expected of me, and I felt able to speak, I should feel that nothing could
properly supplement the great orations to which you have listened. There is
nothing t<> be added. It is complete. But there is something I must say of my
dead friend. If he was the last to engage in the war between the States, he was the
last t<» give it up. If lie did not precipitate the controversy, he stood by the wreck
Ol 1)U1 fortunes, and it was his voice that was raised loudest and rang clearest for
Georgia to assert her sovereignly. When, under the power of the conquering
enemy,— for they were still such,— when paralyzed by defeat and poverty, our
people seemed to shrink back, hopeless of the future and despondent of the past, he
wrote those Notes on the Situation, that first kindled the fires of hope in Georgia,
and elsewhere. His voice rang out and called the people to remember that their


cause was not lost: it was the eternal cause of truth and justice; and he invoked
Georgians to renew the struggle in such form as has led to the independence you
njw enjoy. But I dare not speak of Hill personally. From the beginning to the
end of the controversy he was one on whose shoulders I could place my hand and
feel that its foundation was as firm as marble. He had nothing to ask, but he had
much to give, and when I was the last from the South who could excite any expec-
tation of benefit, it was Hill whose voice rose triumphant in ihe Senate, and mashed
the ingenious Yankee down. [Great applause.] My friends, ours is the day of
peace. The friend whose memory we have met to honor, taught the lesson of peace
as well as resistance. He taught us that it was through peaceful methods we were
to regain our rights. We have trodden the thorny path, and passed over the worst
part of the road. Let us still remember fealty to every promise we have given, but
still let us love Georgia and her rights, and may her rights of freedom and indepen-
dence, such as your fathers gave you, be your children's forever "

As Mr. Davis concluded, he was led back to bis scat by Dr. Spalding,
while the vast sea of people sent up cheer after cheer.

While the cheers that followed the speech of Mr. Davis were still ringing
loudly Mr. Grady and Dr. Spalding approached Miss Davis and led her forward
before the great crowd. The wildest enthusiasm prevailed. Hats flew in the
air, and the cheering was like thunder. Miss Davis smiled and bowed. Dr.
Spalding said : "It is my pleasure to introduce to you the daughter of the
Confederacy, the daughter of President Davis." Again the crowd cheered.
and after bowing gracefully several times, Miss Davis walked back to her

During the ceremonies at the Hill Monument, while Mr. Black was speak-
ing, General James Longstreet, wearing a uniform of Confederate gray, walked
upon the platform. His appearance brought forth an enthusiastic outburst of
applause. The General was given a chair next to Mr. Davis.

There are many incidents concerning our Association since its organization
which are worthy of mention, and some of them of more than passing notice,
but the limits of such a report as may be appropriate now forbid anything
more than a notice with a remark.

The Confederate Veterans' Association has become one of the most popular
and most interesting organizations within our county and city. Various favors
have been bestowed upon it, in kindly sympathy with our objects and purposes.
One of the favors offered to us was the generous offer of Captain Francis
Fontaine to donate the proceeds of sale of his hook "Etowah," for benefit of
our Association. For some reason his book has not met with such renin nera
tive reception as it seems to deserve, though it has passed favorable review in
hands of critics, and has been pronounced as worthy of appreciation. It illus
trates, in elegant style and diction, the dignified and honorable characteristics
of our old time Southern chivalry.

Another favor we had was the Charity Concert, given at DeGive's Opera
House, by the ladies of Atlanta, on the loth of September, 1887. A good Bum.
$528 75, was realized and donated to our Association, for the benefit of disabled
veterans. Thus we have been enabled l<> relieve the distress,., to gratify the
wants, and to supply the needs of many of our unfortunate old comrades. So


we see tbe propriety of an organization such as our Association, whereby aid
can be given, when and where and to whom it may do the most good, by suit-
able advancement. Faith we may have in the justice of our cause ; Hope we
may have in our hearts for the eventual triumph of truth and right, but
Charity is better still. Charity is good deeds, the sweet fruits of good will.
"Charity sufferetb lon<. r , and is kind; charity envieth not ; charity vaunteth
not itself, is not puffed up." * * * * "And now abideth Faith, Hope,
Charity, these three ; hut the greatest of these is Charity."

Another favor which was given for the benefit of our Association was that
of the famous "Yellowstone Kit," by a jubilee entertainment that he gave at
Athletic Park. He donated to us a fine sum, $550. Of course, his kind favor
was appreciated, ami we returned to him our sincere thanks, and sent him our
g | wishes when he went on his way rejoicing.

Another incident of interest to our Association was the meeting of the
"Blue and Cray" al Kennesaw Mountain, in October, 1887. A committee of
fifty members of our Association were delegated to attend there, and represent
us in such a convention of old soldiers of the Confederate and Federal Armies.
A goodly number of both sides were there. A grand barbecue of about one
hundred carcasses was prepared — pork, mutton, veal, and kid There was also
an abundance of chicken, turkey, bread, cakes, etc. The old soldiers had a
good time, making pleasanl acquaintances, relating incidents and anecdotes of
tin' war. and eating witli a relish in such a way and of such food as they did
not enjoy when they met at thai mountain in 1864, nearly a quarter of a ceu-
luarv before. There was a good time at this latter meeting, and it was greatly
enjoyed Many of our good ladies were there to assist in the reception. The
barbecue was given by the noble-hearted citizens of Marietta. The pleasures
of that occasion will be long remembered by those who attended. After night-
fall there were fireworks by which the mountain was illuminated by Roman
candles, and made to resound by large cannon crackers, till it seemed as though
a battle were raging It reminded the old soldiers of the Blue and Gray of the
lime- when it was serious and dangerous to be there.

In October. 1888, the annual memorial service in memoriam, for our com-
radeswho had died the preceding year, was held in the Central Presbyterian
Church Our Association attended the services, and an excellent sermon was
delivered by the Pastor of that church. Rev, G. B. Strickler, who was a brave
( lonfederate soldier.

In September, 1888, this Association began preparing for a Fair, to be held
at a later date At a previous meeting a committee was appointed to arrange
for the Fair. The Executive Committee and the Fair Committee held a joint
meeting and adopted the reporl which outlined the purposes for which the Fair
was to be held In i ha i address it will be observed that the idea of "a suitable
bome for our disabled and destitute Confederate Veterans." was original in our
own Association, and that it was "our firsl intention," and "our pet idea"
among other objects contemplated by us The address was published in the
Atlanta Boetung Journal of September 8th, 1888, and I deem it of sufficient
Importance t" insert it here, as follows :

I'm Yi rKRANS 1 FAIR — The meeting of the Executive Committee and the


Committee on Veterans' Fair, held on Monday night, determined on a Fair for the
Confederate Veterans' Association, to commence Monday, October 22, 1888.

The visit of our old chieftain, Jefferson Davis, to this city on the occasion of the
unveiling of the Ben Hill monument, gave birth to this Association. It was first
presided over by W. A. Wright, our respected Comptroller-General. Our second
president, Hon. W. L. Calhoun, is now the presiding officer. Our first intention
was to build a suitable home for our disabled and destitute Confederate veterans,
and to place at the head of those who sleep peacefully in Oakland Cemetery, and in
full view of where some of them fell with faces to the foe, headstones of marble to
mark their last resting place — to substitute those so rapidly fading away. This
cherished and commendable hope has not been abandoned by the Association. The
calls made upon our society from those yet living who wore the gray, with honor to
themselves and country, have been numerous. Our finances are gradually getting
less and less. If our friends in this community could only listen to the sad accounts
of one-arm°d and one-legged soldiers, who parted with these useful members on
the battlefields of Georgia and Virginia, or to those who have been unfortunate in
business enterprises, with shattered health and dependent families, in some instances
where every member is sick or unable to work, the wolf at the door, and the land-
lord pressing for rents, an appeal to you would not be necessary. Go to our Relief
Committee and hear what they have heard, let them recount these sad tales of dis-
tress, and look over the long list of names of those we have aided, not only those
who belong to the Fulton County Veterans' Association, but to others, who make a
satisfactory showing of their worthiness, who by accident or otherwise are thrown
among us, and are compelled to make these demands upon us, are aided. It is too
much to ask our people to come once more to our assistance ? The cold winter
months will soon be here. If our pet idea to build a home cannot be carried out,
we can, at least, provide for the most needy among those we all love to honor for
their valor and fidelity. Dr. Amos Fox, Treasurer of the Association and the chair-

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