Confederate Vets Attempt to Organize in 1898


Transcribed by Norma Knotts Shaffer from microfilm of the Calhoun Chronicle dated 3/15/1898.

Attention Company

The attention of ex-confederates is called to the fact, that last fall at the call of Corporal Trippett a few of us met and attempted to organize a Camp of United Confederate Veterans. That organization has not yet been completed and to secure us recognition and representation at the National Re-Union to be held at Atlanta, Geo., on July 20, 21, 22 and 23, 1898. It is necessary that it be done before April 1st.

I hope that every Confederate in this and adjoining counties that can make it possible, will meet us at Grantsville, on the 19th of March. Come! It is a duty we owe to ourselves and to those who are to live after us. I believe that now, as in the past, you will not prove recreant to duty, or ever falter in the hour of need.

H.A. Ferrell, Capt. Comp'y.

Hur Herald from Sunny Cal
The information on these pages, to the extent the law allows, remains the exclusive property of Bob and Dianne Weaver and The Hur Herald. information cannot be used in any type of commercial endeavor, or used on a web site without the express permission of the owner. Hur Herald published printed editions 1996-1999, Online Hur Herald Publishing, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021