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 - CELEBRATED. Meon- a t h Sun. he reviewed tb'e...
CELEBRATED. Meon- a t h Sun. he reviewed tb'e church an pastor efforts with little has community in has can for several give Dielvt, FAMOUS Old 167th Regiment, 0. V, I., Held Reunion. for on of the side" and should State be a end. unloading building In the narrowly escaped car have reduce our lit ol Wm his Beaver in 01 In Mid visitor Sunday. o: ol annl a' visitor of O.\ford, Mr. ant of his trans Is pro wll is eye and foot- regular price. Justcut out couponsand and I3th Son. Men. Tbeiuivivinp soldiers boys of the famous old )f)7th rc;:im«ntO. V. I. celebrated t'Je occasion of their mustering out September 8,1804, by their eighth annual reunion at the Butler county fair grounds Monday. H wag 38 years ago on this day tint the battle scarred of the old KiTth were given leave to come homo to their loved ones again, and a large poportlon of the surviving members were on hand to celebrate the day. Death bis made Urge inroads up the ranks of tbc old regiment cities that day in 18Q1, when they turntcl their faces homeward. Of 1010 of the original members of the regiment only about 320 (till survive. Monday mornlnf,'was occupied in I B ceiving the visitors and at noon a umptuouB dinner provided by the adies of the regiment was enjoyed. After dinner the exercises of the ay commenced. Tbe cftleer of the sy Jacob Lorcn/. called the meeling o order and the program commenced iy the sieging of America by the assembled veterans. After the invocation by Rev. George B. Jackson of this Ity, a vocal solo was most acseptably rendered by Miss Edith Herron of )arrtown. The address of welcome by Warren ard was a very eloquent one and well delivered. The reply on behalf of the veterans was given by Judge Ed H. Jones. Mrs. May Moarc Jackson, daughter of the regiment, read a neat little paper entitled, "Our Daughter's Greeting" in her characteristic winning manner, The final ttuuress of the day was by Walfo F, Brown of Oxford and wag greatly enjoyed. The vocal solo, Tenting in the Old Camp iround" by James Fltton and one by A. P. AVagner were very enjoyable features of the program. At the close of the program short addresses and reminiscences of old war days and experiences were indulged in by the various members of the regiment and many an old talc o! war's stirring scenes and of "the days tint tried men's souls" brought back to everyone present memories "of the lime when they were in arms against the enemies of their native land. The exercises of the day closed with the benediction delivered by Uav. George B. Jackson. After the program the election of officers for the ensuing year waa held. Those members of the regiment who have died since the last meeting are Capt. Jones, Co. H.; Capt. Stevens, Co. II.; Capt. Wickard, Co. I. and Capt. Bookwalter of Co. D.; Corpora Elijah and George Sadler; Comrades, Fuhrinan lloel, Co. D., Jacob Paulam Co. E., Andrew J. Jone?, .Samuel E. Campbell, Co. F., James JJ. Smith, Co. F., .David Kerr, Co. G,, and Nlch- las Roll, Co. K. The election of onicers at the meeting of the veterans of the l(ii o. V. which was held yesterday afternoon at the Butler county fair grounds resulted is follows: President, S. D. Cone; vice president John B. Anderson, of Chicago; secretary, George A. Van De Griff of this city; treasurer H. H. Long, of Trenton; cbaplin, Rev. Geo. E. W»rve1, and historian, A. D. Kumler, of Seven Mile. Beautiful medallion bidges bearing the national colors and the likeness the late Colonel Thomas Moore, and the daughter of the regiment Mrs, May Mooie Jackson were adopted. Across the front are the words in gilt letters "167th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Hamilton, Ohio." It was decided yesterday to always hold the reunions on the 8th of September as at 10 o'clock in the mornlog on this date in 1S61, the regiment vra« mustered out of tbc service. In addition to those members of the lnth OUlo Volunteer Infantry, who were mentioned abaye ai having died during the last year the following names have been presented to the DKHOCSUT: Judge P. H, Kumlcr of Cincinnati, Co. E.; David Kokert of MiHonvllle, Co. K , and David Van Scoylsof Trenton, Co K,

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  1. Butler County Democrat,
  2. 11 Sep 1902, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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