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1889 Excerpt: ...Department an expression of our admiration, our
love, and our esteem for our departed comrade. There was none more
brave, more true, than he. Can it be that our dear comrade Austin
C. Wellington is dead? Yes, for with bowed head and hearts full of
sorrow we followed him to his last camping ground upon this earth.
We heard the volleys and the bugle call, and dropped our tears into
his open grave. Farewell, our comrade, bravely hast thou fought the
battle of life, honor and the loving remembrance of all thy
Comrades shall be thy everlasting crown. A. C. STONE, E. STEARNS,
M. SILLARS, Committee. M. P. WALKER, J The reports show that three
hundred and sixteen other comrades of our Department have also been
summoned to answer the final roll call. They may not have been
among the great captains of the war, but they were soldiers who did
their duty, be it ever so humble, and as such let us give them
equal place in our remembrance. CONCLUSION. Comrades, you have
little idea of the vast amount of labor required in transacting the
business of this Department; and I specially commend to you the
various officials who have so earnestly endeavored to faithfully
discharge the duties which have devolved upon them, and to whom I
am largely indebted for whatever of success has attended my efforts
during the year. To our splendid Assistant Adjutant-General, A. C.
Monroe; the Assistant Quartermaster-General, Ephraim Stearns; the
Judge-Advocate, A. C. Stone; the Inspector, John H. Cook, who
succeeded the lamented Wellington, and, though assuming his duties
at a late hour, has performed them to my entire satisfaction; the
Chief Mustering Officer, Joseph B. Parsons-; the Senior and Junior
Vice-Commanders; the elected members of the Council of
Administration;--in fact, to all who ...
|Country of origin:
Grand Army of the Massachusetts
||246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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