ARMY & NAVY: Another G. A. R.?

For a generation after the Civil War the Grand Army of the Republic was an incubus on national politics. It waved the "bloody shirt" from every crossroads stump. It packed Congress with its mem bers. It put Generals Grant, Hayes, Garfield and Harrison into the White House. It dictated legislation on pensions until the public cried loudly out in protest. Only with the coming of the 20th Century did Death down the G. A. R. as a political influence.

Last week the American Legion of New York State...

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