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Washington, Jan. 25. - The committee has also recommended a pension for Hannah Lyons of Marblehead, Mass., a daughter of John Russell, a Revolutionary veteran.
[Bismarck Weekly Tribune. (Bismarck, Dakota [N.D.]), 26 Jan. 1894]

RANDOM SHOTS
True Republican, 22 Sep 1888 - transcribed by J.S.
"Ladies Night" is a new departure in Grand Army posts.
Minneapolis is talking about erecting a $75,000 soldiers' monument.
Essex County, Massachusetts, has twenty-four G.A.R. posts, with a total membership of 3,893.

G.A.R. OFFICERS
At a recent meeting of Major Boyd Post 151, G.A.R.  the following officers were elected:
Commander - Col. E.P. Stanwood
Senior vice commander - William A. Kennett
Junior vice commander - David E.N. Carleton
Officer of the day - Lawrence H. Bailey
Adjutant - Henry D. Lay
Quartermaster - Charles Bradley
Chaplain - John A. Bradley
Surgeon - James H. Willard
Inside sentinel - William H. Noble
Outside sentinel - Jeremiah Adams
Tuesday, Jan 10, the 35th anniversary of the organization of the post, will be celebrated by a supper and entertainment, to which the families of the members will be invited.
Newburyport Daily News (Newburyport, Massachusetts) 30 Dec 1904 - transcribed by J.S.



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