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 - SOLDIERS' REUNION. The Seventy-Eighth Regiment...
SOLDIERS' REUNION. The Seventy-Eighth Regiment Reune in New Bethlehem. Sept. 19th. The reunion of the 78th regiment was held at this place on Sept. 19th, the anniversary of the battle'of Chickamanga. in •which they took a 'coiispisnous part. About 100 of the old veterans were present, the snallest number that has attended any. reunion yet. Of about 1500 men, including the recruits, there are only about 400 living. These are so scattered that it is hard to get many of them together at a reuriion. . A few arrived in town on Thursday everdng but the greater portion came on Friday forenoon, and , at least one-half left on the evening trains, not -waiting for the campfire. At about one o'clock they paraded the principal streets, kept', -step again, or tried to, as of oldj. . After ' the parade they formed for a picture for the Vindi; cator and then marched to the opera house -vrher a business meeting was held .resulting in the following organization: President— TV. C. Murphy,; of Co. I, Secretary— L. A. Hollister, Co. D, Battanniug; : V Presidents — Evan Lews, Smicks- bnrg; A. D. Hay, Pittsbm-g; Lieut." Diusniore, Puuxsuta^mey. applause from the audience. Col. Edmonds, of Pittsburg. followed with an excellent address, which was highly appreciated by the. audience. The ministers of town -were called upon for addresses, hut excased.themselves in order to give more time to Dr. Swallow, who had been invited to take part in the campfire. Dr. Swallow "spoke for about thirty minutes, mainly upou themes in accord with the spirit of .the meeting. He is a fluent speaker and has a good fund of anecdotes to give interest to his arguments. The following is a list of those present: Co. A— Lieut. Evan Lewis, Samuel Fleming," Rev. J. L. Gibson, Philip Harmon, James Hall, E. N.Richie, Jno. N". Sowers. Co. B—A B Allen, T B Adams, Daniel A Baruett, Daniel Doverspike, A R Glenn, Mathew Himes, Jocob Holbea, Elias Hendricks, George Smith, A. M. Stewart,•'WilliamHughes. ,..; ; .,• Co. C—Martin Cramer, .Thomas Evans, "William Frazier, George . Harnrn, Samuel Hepler, R B Kennedy, J H Kelly Samuel Molmey, Joseph Molmey, Adam Mohuey Henry Miller, David STolf F H Campbell, James McMilleu, Ed M Reese, Simou Stokes. William Silvis, G W Siudleuberger, Adam Sliicfc, "William Shick, William C'Orr, John. -Silicic,' Jerry McCleuard, Adtuu Shihdiedecker, A F-Sluigars. "' ' ;

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  1. The New Bethlehem Vindicator,
  2. 26 Sep 1902, Fri,
  3. Page 5

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