ARMY & NAVY: Encampment No. 58

ARMY & NAVY

The Grand Army of the Republic met once more, for the 58th reunion and National encampment in Boston. Some business was attended to: Dr.Louis Arensberg, of Uniontown, Pa., was elected to succeed Gaylord M. Saltzgaber, of Van Wert, Ohio, as National Commander; Grand Rapids, Mich., was chosen as the site of the 59th encampment next year; the legislative committee was instructed to present a 'bill to Congress giving all Civil War veterans $72 a month, the disabled $100, and the totally disabled $155. But the main feature of the encampment for these men, now averaging 82 years...

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