Page 5 of 28 May 1903 Issue of Atlantic Cass County Democrat in Atlantic, Iowa

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Atlantic Cass County Democrat (Newspaper) - May 28, 1903, Atlantic, Iowa Is f the May cheers for the tears for the dead Cass county r past and present of the several posts with names of the Long Roll of the dead women Relief corps at present constr information of Var led tomorrow saturday the citizens of this county will Honor the memory of those of the boys who wore the Blue in 61 who Are sleeping the dreamless sleep in the cemeteries of old the members of the posts and the Woi Nens Relief corps will unite with the citizenship of the county in doing Honor to the memory of those for the Call of taps has sounded for the last the grand army of the Republic was organized by who served As a surgeon in the 145th the first Gener Al orders were issued on the first Day of there Are at present posts in the United states and the supreme author Ity is vested in the National encamp ment to which the state d apartments Are the motto of the order is Charity and Loyal the order is All that the name a grand army of the re pub the ranks Are growing More faltering but the spirit which animated the boys who went out when their country needed them is the same As it was when the news came that Sumpter had been fired the Democrat has compiled a list of the veterans of Cass county and where possible has secured a list of those who Are buried in the cemeteries of the for the Aid which has been tendered us by the members of the the Woi Nens Relief corps and our corps of correspondents the list we wish to express our sincere Sam Rice Post Sam Rice Post 6 was organized on the 15th Day of with the following charter Macom Hanna and the Post now consists of the following although the list does not include All As there Are a Good Many whose record has been lost through the loss of the records of the Post some time 3rd 7th 28th 22nd 1st Cav 8th 176th 53rd 102nd 26th 7th 103rd Milton 7th Silas 42nd 15th Reserve 47th 36th oth Iowa 19th 27th 7th 3rd Iowa 140th Abram 20th 106th 178th 85th heavy 30th Frank 197th Ohio John 10th 120th John 122nd Henry 32nd 2nd Iowa 2nd Iowa Lars 64th John 09th 83rd 30th 09th Benton 9th 134th 195th 27th 2nd Fredrick 105th 134th Silas 3rd Zacheus 2nd 40th 77th 46th Aaron 28th 133rd 15th Henry 208th 134th 7th Ohio 118th 63rd John Julian 1st Cav Stephen 2nd oth 87th following Are the present officers of the Post quartermaster ser sergeant Anitas Meade Post 50 was organized in the fall of 1881 with ten charter its first commander was Charles who died several Yean since that time the following persons have filled the position of Post commander John Orlen Calli John Charles the Post now numbers 34 veterans in Good standing and is entitled to nine votes in the department encamp there is no in connection with the memorial Day Lias been patriotically observed since the present officers of the Post Are Ben comrades Harrison and p Northup were Ai Decamp on the staff of commander John department of Briggs is serving his fourth Erm As Post commander and he served As Ai Decamp on the staff of com Mander in chief Torrence and holds a like appointment tinder the present commander in chief and he was a Dele Gate to the National Encampment in Washington in the roster of the dead buried in an to is As Ben Indian Indian mexican Oran 19th Michigan Frank 106 Lith Cav Samuel 14th Iowa James 2nd 2nd Iowa Iowa Westley 4th 14th Stephen 29th Jobe 3rd Nate 14th West Vir Massena Murry Post was instituted the 30th of by Man with the following charter Joseph Robert Edmond Lang John Willis John d mar Simon e porch he in backed to sticker chair Bright and coat Tuell Slouch hat hair listening eager peering out kindling for the Fife and or Tom and Flag when the go marching w and he keeping step is his heart alone f teaming the Dusty banners to the to the of the 1 can Only trait and in suns declining of the Muster Rolls that marked other decoration and Adotte the he Tveith Camp and and and that charge at the porch he proudly in suit go inking the hours hours tar Hen he marching and Jane upon the floor drum reply thump and marching thump the Days Pressnall marshal of the Bruington Exso Diers and sailors and citizens will assemble on Chestnut Street in front of the soldiers and sailors of the mexican War of the rebellion and Spanish nud philippine with drum corps in the take the head of the the women Relief corps and ladies of the and citizens will take their places in the line in the order the procession will then proceed to the cemetery where the Graves of the dead will be at 1 30 Oclock the procession will reassemble in front of the children of the Public schools will form in line on fifth Street with right resting on Chestnut the members of the City City officials and fire depart ment will form on fourth right resting on Chestnut civic societies will form on Chestnut the Hue of March will be South on Chestnut West on seventh to Poplar and North on Poplar to the grand stand in the Public where the following program will be rendered by martial baud Aston the school children Reading of choir Tobin Reading of lincolns Gettysburg Osborne martial baud patriotic choir Hiram following is the present member ship John har Jim John dead mat my in soldiers Cumberland Brown Post 395 depart ment of was organized at cum Berland August with 35 charter Post 74 soldiers have belonged to the Post since it was 9 soldiers have died belonging to the Post at the time of their present membership is present Post commander John Hiram chaplain John Worth surgeon Herman de sergeant major list of dead Lith Iowa 28th 6th oth 18th Iowa ctr Iowa Wililam 127th 103 John 31st Iowa officers of Brown r 239 Laura president Julia Lucy Sarah treasurer Martha Edna chaplain Sarah guard Lizzie Secretary Martha guard Candace members of c Brown c 239 Julia Minerva Candace Martha Jerusha Lizzie Sarah Sarah Rosa Jane Edith Rachel Sarah Prin Charlotte Martha Laura Minerva Edna Lewis there Are about a dozen members of the Lewis following is a list of the members of the Lewis Post whose Graves Are to be decorated on memorial Day War of Leonard Crosth John Henry Enos John Josiah Jesse Jonathan John Timothy George David mexican John Spanish Brenton Samuel besides the Woi Nens Relief corps a newer organization Lias been formed in recent years which is called the ladies of the the members being the wives and daughters of the Mem Bers of the the organization is not auxiliary to the in an official sense but the members always assist in memorial Day exercises and Are Active in the Spanish since the civil War a younger generation of soldiers has sprung up and when their country called for the second time within forty years for men to go to the front and uphold the Honor of her Flag they rushed Forth to fight her Battles on Many a bloody they Are not part of the these boys of but their names be Long on the Honor Roll of those who fought for old the the women Relief corps is Auxilo Lary to the grand army and is a perpetuation of the Loyal organizations of women in the North who aided the soldiers during the civil it is not necessary that a woman be the wife of a Veteran to belong to this or although that is the Case with most of the the for memorial Day program for the Day As reported by the address by the Tobim music will be will lie car Riedout As Are invited to the memorial Day committees Are working hard to make the Observance of the Day successful in Atlantic this year and if none of the plans they have made thus fail of Fri the exercises will be conducted on a scale More elaborate thai hereto fore and at antics tribute to her sol Dier dead will be a glorious the committee on arrangements request that All the business houses close in the afternoon during the hours of the exercises at the Park and also ask that the civic societies and fire department of the City turn out and March in the Parade from fourth Street to the Park at in the the As has been stated these columns will be by the Tobin of who is an entertaining and interesting talker and All who hear him May be assured of a citizens generally Are requested to decorate their places of business and their residences with it will not Long be the privilege of the present generation to assist the who fought in 61 to decorate the Graves of their the ranks of the old soldiers Are painfully thinner As the years go by and it is meet that the City should turn out to Aid in Mak ing the Observance of memorial Day Julian Phelps is the chairman of the committee on arrangements from Sam Rice Post and chairman of the citizens these gentlemen ask the cooperation of the Atlantic Public in carrying out the in the event that it Rains the exercises will be held at the opera of Sam Rice Post was organized in 1880 and is in Good Fol lowing Are the members mesdames Mur Hei Hugart and misses Andrews and Roll Call of the Henry Brigsley Ewdard Egbert Frank Harman Mccreary John Smith William Hackett David Burson Henry Jones Linzie Bennett Kephart Keyser Levi Lovejoy Miller Martin Mccormick Hedrick Neff Lewis piers John Peasley Conway John Foley John Griffin John Griffin Shaffer Malachi Quinlan Sims Patrick Reynolds major Everitt Curtis Timothy Cannon Zachariah Gannon Hackett Solomon Smith Asay Bryant Bennett Bennett John Johnson Day love l Eastwood Thomas Green James Green Griffin Mapes Harvey Mcmanis Negus we piers Isaac Riggs Andrew Riggs Daniel Fahey Stafford Pierce Maher John Shay Sackett Sears Marquis Quindlan tie Kuer Saml Harrideo Mcmillan Ira Vincent Ellery e Spanish John Van Avery buried in Dos John buried in John buried at Samuel War Henry Buri tul at Ebenezer buried at the following Confederate who were citizens of Atlantic for Many Are the last Long sleep in the Atlantic cemetery Charles 8th Samuel tilth Lith these Graves will be duly the same As in former

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