1920 Sep 11 Eleventh Indiana Battery of Civil War hold reunion
ELEVENTH INDIANA BATTERYTO MEET Survivors of Famous Fight ing Outfit of Civil War to Hold Reunion The annual reunion of the Eleventh Eleventh Indiana battery one of Allen county's fsmous flfbtlnr units In tho civil war. will bo - held In Fort Wayne Saturday. September 20 which Is the fifty seventh anniversary of the battle of Chlckamauga. The survivors survivors of the old battery to whom Invitations have been sent out by President Samuel 8 Kelker will assemble assemble at the court house at t o clock for the annual business meeting when officers will be elected and a place chosen for the reunion next year The veterans honorary members. members. Including ths wives of the deceased deceased members of the battery will be provided with badges and the old battle flag of the outfit will bo given the Dlace of honor The dinner will be ssrved at a restaurant following ths moraine - session So pitifully few have the veterans become la numbers that a large attendance is not anticipated Many of the eur - vlvors who livs in other states have become so feeble from advancing years that they are unable to stand the fatigue - of a long trip and sev - only as they cannot travel so far. Since the last reunion held In this elty In September 111 tour members members of the Eleventh Indiana battery have passed away They are Lieut. John H Jacobs, Julius Young Lo - renso Bhuler and John Koons who died aBslan a week ago.