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THE PRESIDENT :

The fourth Committee which is to report is the one on Memoirs, of which COLONEL STONE is Chairman.

COLONEL STONE:

The Committee on Memoirs respectfully reports that during the year just closed, the reports of the deaths of eleven members of the Society have been received, as follows:

COLONEL JOHN A. BRIDGELAND. Died July 30, 1890.
CAPTAIN JOHN CROWELL. Died December 29, 1885.
CAPTAIN HENRY DORNBUSCH. Died April 6, 1890.
CAPTAIN WILLIAM Cassius GOODLOE. Died November 11, 1889.
COLONEL LEONARD A. HARRIS. Died July 5, 1890.
GENERAL JOHN A. MARTIN. Died October 2, 1889.
COLONEL JOHN C. READ. Died September 4, 1889.
LIEUTENANT R. A. REMICK. Died March 30, 1889.
COLONEL E. A. ScoviLLE. Died April 20, 1890.
GENERAL JULIUS WHITE. Died May 15, 1890.
PRIVATE H. H. WILLARD. Died
Memoirs of the above accompany this report.

Among the deaths of former members of the Society is that of
GENERAL R. H. MILROY, whose services in our army ought to have
permanent record.
For the Committee : HENRY STONE,

Chairman. LIEUTENANT Rhum :

I would suggest that the Committee be requested to add the name of the place where the members died.

COLONEL STONE:

The names of the places are stated in the memoirs; they will be published in the report.

THE PRESIDENT :

It might be well to put them in pencil memorandum on the reports, so that the Secretary will have them.

GENERAL ROPER:

I move that the report be adopted.

The motion was carried.

THE PRESIDENT :

We have now to hear the report of the Sheridan Monument Committee, of which GENERAL FULLERTON is Chairman.

LIEUTENANT COCHRAN:

Mr. President, if you will permit me a moment, I will ask the Chairman of the Committee whether he proposes to press further the suggestion that some record be made of the death of GENERAL MILROY?

THE PRESIDENT :

I would like the Society to take action on that matter.

LIEUTENANT COCHRAN:

Does that leave it to the Committee on Memoirs ?

THE PRESIDENT :

It leaves the Society the option of taking some action now.

LIEUTENANT COCHRAN:

I move then, as an expression of the sense of the Society, that the Committee on Memoirs be instructed to give him a proper place in the volume.

The motion was carried.

THE PRESIDENT :

The Chairman of the Committee on the SHERIDAN monument is GENERAL FULLERTON, who will please make his report.

GENERAL FULLERTON:

I would like to have until to-morrow to make that report owing to the absence of the Treasurer, GENERAL ALGER, who will be here this evening.

THE PRESIDENT:

If there is no objection, that will be granted. The sixth report is the Committee on Chickamauga Park, of which GENERAL Cist is Chairman.

GENERAL CIST:

Mr. PresidentBy reason of absence of members of that Committee, I will ask for further time, until to-morrow, in which to make

the report.

THE PRESIDENT :

Further time will be granted if there is no objection. The Chair begs leave to announce the permanent Committees of the Society :

Committee on Nomination of Officers.

GENERAL J. D. MORGAN, Chairman.

, GENERAL J. G. PARKHURST, MAJOR T. WISEMAN, COLONEL E. D. SWAIN,

CAPTAIN J. L. CLEM, COLONEL P. V. Fox,

CAPTAIN W. C. Cowin, MAJOR W. F. GOODSPEED, LIEUTENANT J. W. FOLEY.

Committee on Publication.

GENERAL HENRY M. Cist, Chairman. COLONEL HENRY STONE,

JUDGE R. H. COCHRAN.

Committee on Memoirs.

COLONEL HENRY STONE, Chairman. COLONEL M. D. WICKERSHAM, LIEUTENANT John Ruum, MAJOR W. J. COLBURN,

SERGEANT H. J. ATEN.

Committee on Time and Place of the next Meeting.

GENERAL JAMES BARNETT, Chairman.
GENERAL G. P. THRUSTON, MAJOR H. GARDNER,
GENERAL G. S. WORMER, CAPTAIN J. H. Mauzy,
Colonel W. P. CHANDLER, LIEUTENANT A. L. CONGER,
MAJOR J. S. HEDGES,

PRIVATE J. W. HUDNALL.

Committee on Orator and Alternate.

GENERAL T. J. WOOD, Chairman. GENERAL F. VANDEVEER, MAJOR J. T. McGINNISS, COLONEL T. C. BOONE,

CAPTAIN M. B. GARY, COLONEL GEORGE S. ROPER, LIEUTENANT J. M. CARRINGTON, MAJOR W. D. BICKHAM,

SERGEANT E. R. BLAKE.

GENERAL MORGAN:

When GENERAL BAIRD was appointed Chairman of the Committee on Nomination of Officers last year, he made a very good suggestion, and I want to renew it right here. It is this: He thought it best always in the selection of the Vice-President of this Society to select those men who have interest enough in it to appear at our annual meetings. I know of my own knowledge that there are VicePresidents on our list who have never been to our meetings. I think the suggestion is a good one. I think men that have not interest enough in the Society to appear at least once in five years ought never to appear on our list as a Vice-President of this Society.

I, as Chairman of this Committee, say that if any member present here wants to notify the Committee of the fact, or desirability of appointing certain members Vice-Presidents, I hope he will do so. If that is not done, we merely select the old list and let it stand. It is a matter of some importance; let us get our Vice-Presidents from those men who come here with us and take an interest in us.

I wish the Secretary of the Society would furnish the Chairman with a list of that Committee, and I would say further, if it is agreeable to the Committee, I would like them to meet this afternoon in the corner room at the hotel, and we will settle the matter.

THE PRESIDENT :

The Chair thinks that suggestion of GENERAL MORGAN is very pertinent. Naturally the Society is becoming depleted by death and otherwise, and it is desirable that as many active members as possible be chosen Vice-Presidents. We are spread all over the Union, and we should make some little effort to recruit our ranks, and to do that, we must get those for officers whose interest in the life of the Society is sufficient to enable them to make some effort to bring other members in and to attend themselves.

Of course we know there are lots of comrades who do take an interest in our welfare, and are glad to hear that we are alive, who are

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