Survivors Can Be Found -- Gossip From the Capital
World Herald Bureau
23, Post Building
D. C., December 12
looking up a pension case Representative Mercer made
a discovery of interest to many old Nebraska soldiers,
the present whereabouts of a number of men who served
in company D, First Nebraska Cavalry.
list is as follows:
John C. Potts, Kingman, Arizona
George H. Ellis, Watkins, New York
Josiah A. Burson, Seymour, Indiana
Walter J. Hardin, Fort Worth, Texas
Georg Abenathy, Elk Creek, Nebraska
Richard Birt, Los Angeles, California
Stevens, Lynn Massachusetts
Rosewater and Senator Thurston and wife were guests
at a dinner given at the residence of Edward Snyder
a few days ago.
Mercer is talked of as the chairman for the committee
on public buildings and grounds.
Omaha member today introduced a bill for the recognition
of telegraph operators as belligerents in the war of
rebellion and for honorable mention.
postmasters appointed in Iowa at Armour, Pottawattamie
Thomas Flood, retired
Glendon, Guthrie County, Marion Boots, vice Charles
Richland, Keokuk County, Martin Starr, vice George Herman,
Paddock had a conference with Secretary Smith today
in reference to extending the time of payment for the
Otoe and Missouri Lands in Southern Nebraska, and also
relative to the rebate to be allowed purchasers of these
Nothing definite was agreed upon, however, and
another conference will be held soon.
Offices have been established and postmasters appointed
Nebraska -- At Omega, McPherson County, William E. Wisner
Iowa -- At Lathrop, Warren County, John L. Legett
of absence for two months, with permission to apply
for an extension is granted Lieutenant John H. Parker,
World Herald - December 13, 1895