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NATIONAL GUARD IN GAMP THE MOST PICTURESQUE OF MAGNIFICENT DISTANCES Saturday the Camp was Opened With Governor and Entire Division Present Camp Hemlersou of the National Guard began its official existauce o'clock Saturday morning. The formal opening was made more impressive than usual by the presence the entire division of the National Guards then on the grounds. A color sergeant, one of the oldest guardsman in theservice, hoisted Glory" to the top of the flag pole front of Major General Gobin's tent Division Headquarters. As the Mag unfurled before the eyes of thousands of soldiers and hundreds of spectators, the combined bands of over 300 played the "Star Spangled Banner.'' Two cannon then lired the National salute of '21 guns and the ceremony concluded with "America," played the bauds. Cauip Henderson had begun its official lite. Beside Major General Gobiu at picturesque opening stood the coui- mander-in-chief of the Guard, Governor Peunypacker. He had given camp a surprise by beiugjpresent. Instead of coming as scheduled at o'clock he made the trip in a combination car and engine. Taking the switch at the "V" he had direct to camp.

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  1. Gettysburg Compiler,
  2. 25 Jul 1906, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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