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Tuesday and Wednesday, April 6th and 7th, 1880.




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TIMES PRINTING HOUSE.

1880.



FIRST REUNION

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I2th IOWA INFANTRY,




The tirst Re-union of the 12th Iowa Infantry had its origin in Dela-
ware County, in December, 1879.

At an informal meeting of a few of the regiment, at Delhi, at
whicli were present Lieut. Abner Dunham, Col. S. G. Knee, Major G.
H. Morrisey and Lieut. C. E. Merriam, it was determined that a Re-
union should be had, at Manchester, on the 6th and 7th of April, 1880,
tliat being the anniversary of the battle of Shiloh.

At this meeting the following Officers for the Re-union were ap-
pointed, viz:

S. G. Knee, President; D. B. Henderson, Vice President;
Abner Dunham, Secretary; G» H. Morrisey, R. W. Tirrill, C. E.
Merriam. Executive Committee.

Then followed several meetings, at which Lieut. J. E. Simpson and
others were present, with the Committee and Officers, and the Secretary
issued the following Call :

rWELEl H REGIMENT IOWA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY.
Dear Comrade :— At a preliminary meeting of a number of the
officers and members of the Twelfth Regiment, held at Delhi, Delaware
Coantj, December 27th. 1879, to consult as to the propriety of having a
Reunion of the surviving members, it was unanimously resolved that
such meeting should be held. At this meeting. Col. S. G. Knee, of
Colesburg, was chosen President, Col. D. B. Henderson, of Dubuque,
Vice President, and Lieut. Abner Dunham, of Manchester, Secretary,
who, together with Major Geo. H. Morrisey, of Delhi, and Mr. C. E.
Merriam, of Hopkinton, were constituted an Executive Committee, and
empowered to call a meeting of the Regiment at such time and place
as they should deem appropriate.



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