Frank Sigourney

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Frank Sigourney - NOTES OF GUARDSMEN'S Tho trip from Washington...
NOTES OF GUARDSMEN'S Tho trip from Washington down on the Norfolk and Washington steamer, on their way to camp, waa an uneventful one, and filled with plenty of pleasant experiences ior the officers and men, who met many ladles fair during the evening. Shortly after 2 o'clock yesterday morning an electrical Etorm came up, but this soon paseed over, and the arrival at Fort Monroe Monroe was made on schedule time, and under under the usual pleasant conditions. Gen. Georffe H. Harr4ea, commanding the District militia, who made the trip on the Southland,' disembarked at Fort Mon- Toe, to spend the d'ay with brother officers officers at the post. The general announced that he would arrive in ths camp early v the afternoon. v ln As the Southland passed the historic Rip Kaps, at Hampton Roads, gigantic swells struck her, and. while no one appeared appeared to become 111, many declared that they were soldiers, and not seafaring members of Uncle Sam's fighting force. Officers who made the trip on the South- Ian* were, besides Gen. Harries, Lieut, Col. A. L. Parmerter. Capt. C. L. Brockway, Brockway, Capt. Edward Nenmeyer. Lieut. Herbert Harries, Lieut. Frank SIgourney, Ensign William Wheatley, Capt. Richard Donnelly, Sergt. A. Walters, Post Sergt. J Hartnett, Regimental Sergt. WllHam McKenzie, J. W. DeMalns, the secretary to the genera), and a host of civilian employes who could not be accommodated accommodated aboard the Dreamland. Lieut. Frank SIgourney. who Is known as the Beau Brummel of the local created a sensation yes»erday morning when he appeared in a pair of glaring purple pajamas. He was taking an inventory inventory as to 'the damage of the gale. Ensign Wheatley. who recently made the cruise with the naval militia as junior officer of the third division of that organization, and who was, according Lieut. Sigourney, ill with seasickness throughout the trip, did not seem to from the effects of last night's voyage. The exceptionally fine chargers which are at all times kept by Gen. Harries Col. Parmerter, were brought down aboard the Norfolk steamer. The mounts for the remaining officers and members the signal corps will be engaged at Norfolk for the camp.

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  1. The Washington Post,
  2. 02 Aug 1914, Sun,
  3. Page 8

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