Charles A. Southard elected G.A.R. commander

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Charles A. Southard elected G.A.R. commander - G. A, R. ENCAMPMENT. Upon Rev. C. A. Southard...
G. A, R. ENCAMPMENT. Upon Rev. C. A. Southard Ejected Department Department Commander, wit* Senate hours. an question during civil no and eon- He sc- what ever Committee plan tn to and He for in of Co!, WelsslBgir Hikes Elututit Speech PrasiBts Depittmsit Will) Flif. The Veterms SUni Up In TWr Seits Cheer Until Eiltmsted, L j w i s t o n , Me., Feb. 25. The encampment of t h e Ma'me Grand Artny concluded this t v e n i n g with a public City Hall. The day was fall of business, the most important being the election Department Commander Ihijs aficrnoon. It resulted aa follows: Whole number of votes, 3SU; necessary necessary for choice, W5; Heth Ti Snipe, Bath, 17; Ex-Uor. Robie, 1.18; l!ev. C. A. Southard, of Lewistou, 210. Mr. Soo.tli.ird waa declared 1 elected. The following VV.TC no-oiiiMted by acclamation acclamation b Junior vice commander, A. 1. Vkker~ son, i^ewistou. L Medical director, .1. H. IkO.esor. Department chaplain, J. W r WeD.-uer. H i l ' m in S.iilth and K I w i u re-elected to the board of adrunururatioo. This forenoon Col.'Harry Wfi3fiinK*T, of J.-iuiaville, wrt* introduced j as the especial guest of honor. When i h e na -- appropriated at tlonal encacapnient met at ' L o u r - v Col. WeieainKer entertained 'tlu S l n i veterans in oue of his tobacco.houses since that lime the most f i t e n d l relations bate existed between the; ei-tonted- erate colqni'l and bia Maine f r j e n U Today he arrived from K e n t u c the especial purpose of bringing a 11^^ a gift to the Maine departmen^. ; Cut. Weissinger wa3 received ·* itli great euthusias'm, the veterans standing on the eeata and cheering untlil eihaust- ed. He made an eloquent speech of pre- seuLallon and the fljg was a^ceplt d in tbe name of the Grand Arua^ by Commander Commander Carletco. ' This eveniDK City H»ll «a^ crowded by an i n l e r e s t t d audience. speeches by Col. WeissiDgejr, George Stinson, o( Kenlucky, and thrf new department department officers were i n t r o d u c e ! 1 Sund W L A i

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  1. Bangor Daily Whig and Courier,
  2. 26 Feb 1898, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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  • Charles A. Southard elected G.A.R. commander

    cdmt – 11 Feb 2013

  • DLGoodwin
    You found this hey?

    DLGoodwin17 Feb 2013

  • cdmt
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    cdmt19 Feb 2013

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