167th OVI 1898
OLD BONDS ARE RENEWED Boys of the 167th Effect an Organization. Officers Elected and Arrangements Made for a Re union at the Q. A. R. Encampment. Seventy-six of the survivors of the old IGTth regiment, O. V. I. met in the assembly room at the courthouse Saturday afternoon for the purpose of forming a regimental association. The meeting was enthusiastic and the regiment well represented from all parts of the county, particularly Middletown. Oxford, Si-veu-milo and Hamilton. The meeting was called to order by George A. YanDegntr.ou whose motion Captain D.K. Zeller, of Richmond, lud., was made temporary chairann and ,S D. Cone, temporary secretary. The object of the assembly was stated by S. D. Cone to be The forming of a permanent regimental as,v,Nation. On morion of Mr. Cone, the following committee was appointed on pern'.am n' organization: Captain D. K. teller. U V. Parrish. W. 11. Wallace. Oxford. E. F. Blum, H. C. Gray. Ueorge- A. Van Degriff. Captain S. T. L;;-.lc-r. Millville, and F. A. Kunilir;! Seven-mil' 1 . The tviiiMiitiee reported the following ullieers for ensuing year: President. H. C. Gray. Vice-president. D. W. Fittou. Secretary, George 13. Yaudegrift Treasurer. 0. Y. Tarrish. Historian. S. D. Cone-. j Chaplain. Captain G. W. Warwick Executive boiud. Major-1. F. Bender, chairman. IT. H. Long. James A. Smith. AV. B. Davis J. A. Kennedy. W. T. Bennett, August Fil!mc>re. K S. Appk gate, W. 15. Wallace. On motion of O. Y. I'arri.-h ih«, report of the committee was nnaninn i;-!y adopted. On motion of Henri,'- A. Vanl'ii-grill, Mrs. May Moore .lackson. by a rising vote, was adopted as n Daughter of the Regiment and n cotuuiitUe consisting of Major F. W. Bender, 11. Y. Tarrish and K. F. Blum was i.ppwntc-d to select an appropriate badge iu behalf the association. The orgaui:".atiou will be known the Ili7.li 0. V. i. Kogimetnal association, adjourned tnbjtct to the call the president and will hold its first reunion in Cincinnati during the G. R, encampment next September.