Journal of the National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, Volume 42

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1908
Vol. 83 contains final report of the finances from 1949 to the closing of the organization in 1956.

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Page 6 - They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fatness of thy house; and thou shalt make them drink of the river of thy pleasures. For with thee is the fountain of life: in thy light shall we see light.
Page 94 - Oh, why should the spirit of mortal be proud ? Like a swift fleeting meteor, a fast flying cloud, A flash of the lightning, a break of the wave, He passeth from life to his rest in the grave. The leaves of the oak and the willow shall fade, Be scattered around, and together be laid, And the young and the old, and the low and the high Shall moulder to dust and together shall lie.
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Page 85 - Regulations tell us, for the purpose, among other things, " of preserving and strengthening those kind and fraternal feelings which have bound together the soldiers, sailors and marines who united to suppress the late rebellion.
Page 85 - ... 3. To maintain true allegiance to the United States of America, based upon a paramount respect for, and fidelity to, its Constitution and laws, to discountenace whatever tends to weaken loyalty, incites to insurrection, treason or rebellion, or in any manner impairs the efficiency and permanency of our free institutions, and to encourage the spread of universal liberty, equal rights and justice to all men.
Page 99 - And opens to sunset its gateway of gold! The land of the mountain, the land of the lake, And rivers that roll in magnificent tide — Where the souls of the mighty from slumber awake, And hallow the soil for whose freedom they died!
Page 85 - To preserve and strengthen those kind and fraternal feelings which bind together the soldiers, sailors and marines, who united to suppress the late Rebellion, and to perpetuate the memory and history of the dead. "2. To assist such former comrades in arms as need help and protection, and to extend needful aid to the widows and orphans of those who have fallen.
Page 112 - ... through heated dust. The stars, and the mailed moon, Though they seem to fall and die, Still sweep, with their embattled lines, An endless reach of sky. And though the hills of Death May hide the bright array, The marshaled brotherhood of souls Still keeps its onward way.
Page 197 - ... to the chairman of the Committee on. Military Affairs of the House of Representatives under date of March 4, 1920, from the Secretary of War.
Page 124 - Grand Army of the Republic. Dear Sir and Comrade: — I have the honor to submit herewith a detailed account ot the business of this office since last report to August 1, 1908.

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