National Affairs: With Merit

At Helena, Mont., there died from an attack of bronchial pneumonia a distinguished soldier, General Samuel B. M. Young, in the 85th year of his age. His career could hardly be called spectacular, but it was one of those lengthy records of achievement which occur every now and then in the Army.

In 1861, at 21, he entered the Army as volunteer in the Twelfth Pennsyl vania Infantry. At the end of a three months' enlistment, he became a Captain in the Fourth Pennsylvania Cavalry. During the war, he rose step by step to a...

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