Confederate Vets Answer the Call in 1897


Transcribed by Norma Knotts Shaffer from microfilm of the Calhoun Chronicle dated 9/28/1897.

CONFEDERATE GROUP ORGANIZED - As per call heretofore published in this paper quite a number of the ex-Confederate soldiers of Calhoun county met at an office in the court house last Saturday and organized a Post to be known as the Geo. Gibson Post, in honor of Lieutenant Geo. Gipson, of Altizer. H.A. Ferrell was chosen commander, G.W. Maze Lieutenant Commander, and G.G. Stump Adjutant.

The time and place of meeting has not yet been fixed.

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