HEROES: G. A. R. v. Legion

G. A. R. v. Legion

At Springfield, Ill., home of Lincoln, the Grand Army of the Republic last week held its 66th encampment. One Civil War oldster got out of bed at 2:45 a. m. to blow reveille. At 4:30 a. m. a life & drum corps again roused the sleepy. To "Marching Through Georgia" and ''Yankee Doodle" 637 octogenarians hobbled nine long blocks past the reviewing stand and Commander-in-Chief Samuel Patterson Town.

Behind them came automobiles bearing 350 more veterans too infirm to parade. Elected G. A. R. Commander-in-Chief for...

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