Congressional Edition Volume . 7910

Congressional Edition Volume . 7910

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...Levi Longfellow, of Minnesota. Assistant quartermaster general and custodian of records: J. Henry Holcomb, of Pennsylvania. The Commander In Chief. Comrades, our duties are nearly over. I will ask Past Commander in Chief Burton to install the incoming officers. I remember the ceremony of his installation a year ago, and I conceive of no one who could do it better, if as well. Comrade Rassieur is not in strong health, I understand, and thinks it would be too much of a burden for him, so I have taken the liberty of asking Comrade Burton to perform this pleasant duty. Now it has been a delightful year to me, and it has been delightful to me because I have had the hearty support and cooperation of my comrades one and all, and I flatter myself that I have never had the privilege of attending a national encampment where there was preserved as good order and decorum as has been preserved by the Fifty-fifth Encampment of the Grand Army. I am pround of your service in this encampment. I am proud of the manner in which the Grand Army of the Republic passed in review on yesterday, and so, as I ask these installation proceedings to go on, I want to return to you from the bottom of my heart my sincere gratitude for all that you have conferred upon me. Past Commander in Chief Charles G. Burton (installing officer). Comrades, it is requested that as many of you as can will remain during the installation. It won't take over 15 minutes. Those of you who can not remain will please retire at once. I would suggest that those who desire to remain come forward and occupy these front seats. Comrade Inman, of Illinois, will kindly act as officer of the day. Comrade Inman, slowly read the names of the officers elected and appointed, and as their names are called they...
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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236614798
  • 9781236614797