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ZOUAVES UN VEIL WALLACE TABLET ; Members of Regiment of Indiana General Dedicate to His Memory, at South Hiversidefark. SITE FORMER CAMP AROUND Mayor Bell.Dr. .Henry Jameson Vinson Carter and Other Speakers Laud Veterans--Forty-Two Survivors Are Present/ 'frrfbutes to the veterans of'the civil wejre paid yes'terday afternoon *by Beil, Dr. Henry Jameson, president* of board of park commissioners,,and others at ^ihe unveiling jxerctses; or a tablet Geri. Lew Wallace, colonel of th avj, in South Grove, Riverside i*arfe» yesterday afternoon^ . .? Tile tablet is made^or bronze an$ inlaid in a huge and shapely' boulder Indiana limestone. The stone stands an - imposing granite foundation, The tablet has been placed on a bluff ixjty above the river, overlooking the SouUf Grove golf ui^no - fc Y ^ : The tablet, obtained by the survivors Gen. Wallace's regiment, is. dedicated the" memory of Wallace and marks site of Camp Robinson/where the. Eleventh Regimen C of which "Wallaces colonel, camped in 1961 before^the Departure Departure to the fronf. Tne memorial erected by the board of park, commissioners commissioners and it wag formally presented the regiment in an address at the dsfcs by Dr. Jameson; ( · Eulogizes Wallace* Dr. Jameson read a eulogy of the of Gen.'Wallace, and he declared that present generation could do* no greater secvlce to posterity than to establish .... memorials to such leaders. The 'worrfs'and, 4eeds of the f nation's ,. always stand as an example for, the children of future generations,, he 7 said. ^'Tfoe -memorial was accepted formally by Col. I. C. Efeton of CfaWfor^sville, led.* a member of the Eleventh ~ a for many years one of thetclosest al friends' "of Gen. Wallace. He id the members of the board and e city of Indianapolis for the tablet he expressed the hope that the tfrould* link the memories of the past the actions and intentions of the, -andtuture. v - I 4 ^ Mayor Beth Speaks, / ... 4 The annual reunion of the Zouaves :' held at the conclusion of the dedicator^ , jaxercises. A regimental roll call showed \ that forty-two of the lOO^urviving . bers of the regiment were in attendance. ', ATI address of welcome was made by Jfoyor Bell. Mr. Bell recounted briefly \the illustrious, history of the Zouaves he asserted that if the citizens of the present would make themselves as effi- , cieht in the ^arts of peace as the ' Regiment had done in preparing itself f for ^ the defense of its .couutryr the nation Id^have due cause to rejoice. ' addresses were delivered byVin- ij..^ .v^-_j. m'u.a. _i_ v "«»P_^ .»,, - _,j« Carter^ -*pt. Thomas- fi. Woods and Abraham Shoemaker of ^ surviving "taemoefs started the movement -one the regi*

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  1. The Indianapolis Star,
  2. 16 Sep 1914, Wed,
  3. Page 3

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