Armand Romain, Major 6.18.1898

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Armand Romain, Major 6.18.1898

 - -.vmakla :rv aiAJOB . ARMAND (ROMAIN. There la...
-.vmakla :rv aiAJOB . ARMAND (ROMAIN. There la again a jnlirtaryl camp a the Fair grounds. Yesterday Colonel Crane,' of the Ninth aeglttient of United States Volunteers, moved iwta camp!-with camp!-with camp!-with fwq companies ef the colored Immunes.- Immunes.- They assembled at their recruiting - office, oa Perdldo j ; street, eari; jiay , an marched out. to the camp, headed by Colonel Colonel - Crane - and -Captains -Captains companies turned in aod ate a hearty meai, and felt that they bad struck hotel fare at last. They bad fresh beef, and stew, and potatoes, and bread, and coffee, and -bacon, -bacon, and every man had all that he wanted." ',':',. Lieutenant Febiger i In charge of the commiesary department, and the service is" excellent- excellent- Lieutenant Webster, of the United States army,- army,- la expected here to muster the men, and as soon as he comes the companies already .there, . and any others vbleh may hare gotten ready, will he mastered, od Colonel Crane expects to oe able to equip them a fast a they are muatered. The colored men at camp are taken from the average elees of negro citlsen. Some of them - are. large am soldierly-looking, soldierly-looking, soldierly-looking, and some are young and look more or le ignorant of such things, but tbe officer say that they are already learning fast and tbat they hope ia few day to get them into rathe, good - shape. The men all seem, obedient and the discipline of the camp i, excellent. . - vVr-i-- vVr-i-- vVr-i-- vVr-i-- vVr-i-- :- :- -yi. -yi. ? ii:- ii:- There were .,wme ' appointment 'announced 'announced from- from- "Waehlngton yeaterday. Walter DJ Bettl la to be one of- of- the majors, aod Armand Remain, of this city, la to be another. ' Major Rometa ; la well-known well-known well-known In tbla city. He come from' a prominent - Creole family . and graduated from Tuiane. University,: "and 1 a .practicing, .practicing, lawyer and .a -member -member of the- the- legislature.-He legislature.-He legislature.-He legislature.-He was a candidate for congress at the last election,- election,- running against General General Adolph .Meyer -and -and contesting the election of the latter, but failing to make ,oui nia eaaev juajor.ttomain u nne-ioo nne-ioo nne-ioo the legislature.- legislature.- He - ha .served - several years In the atate militia and la a good military:' tnaja.V'-.ivT tnaja.V'-.ivT tnaja.V'-.ivT ,:.?'- ,:.?'- . t, a Captains Simpson and ; Goode also received- eipend-.

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  1. The Times-Picayune,
  2. 18 Jun 1898, Sat,
  3. Page 6

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