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 - Lahoe Mi:n. It has leen held by somcnatural Uts...
Lahoe Mi:n. It has leen held by somcnatural Uts tint Iho largest men aro grown In limestone regious, and that Iho average sizo of men in Ken tucky and Tennessee exceeds that of men living I: other portions cj tho United States, because llicy are raised in a section of country abounding I lluicstouc. Whether tho facts aro ns stntcd nnd tho conclusions correctly drawn wo do not know, hut wo do not bcliove that any section of tho country enn turn out lirgcr men than nro recruited nt rnn dom in Vermont, For instance: Company E, 8th Regiment Vermout Volunteers, iccrulted from I, Washington County ond tho borders of othcrcoun ties adjacent thereto, contains 08 men, the averago weight of whom is 177 1-2 lbs! William Shontell tho 1st Corporal of this company Is the tallest man iu tho Regiment, his height being sir fed, six and a half inches !

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  1. Vermont Phoenix,
  2. 13 Feb 1862, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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