28th Annual Encampment - G.A.R.

**Souvenir**

28th Annual Encampment
Department of Iowa
G. A. R.
Des Moines, May 20, 21, 22,  1902.

the souvenir book was partially transcribed by Jan Bony, to be able to index the names from the images, to see each image, click on the underlined headings above each listing of names. I have only transcribed images with names on them.

COVER
GENERAL COMMITTEE
    Josiah Given     J. D. McGarraugh
    H. B. Hedge     Joe Deemer
    G. L. Godfrey     R. M. J. Coleman
    J. P. Patrick     J. H. Dean
    H. M. Pickeil     A. S. Carper
Chairmen of Committees
    Finance     H. M. Pickell
    Transportation     Carroll Wright
    Halls     M. T. Russell
    Invitations     Hoyt Sherman
    Programs     Josiah Given
    Music     A. S. Carper
    Decorations     H. B. Hedge
    Reception     Frank D. Jackson
    Entertainment     T. B. Robinson
    Badges     E. D. Hadley
    Spanish American Vet     J. R. Prime (Friae)
    Ex-Prisoners of War     Jas. A. Brewer
    Sons of Veterans     Frank D. Jackson
    Survivors Vicksburg Campaign     Jos Deemer
Women's Relief Corps
    Lillian E. Deemer     Kinsman Corps
    Mary J. Babcock     Crocker Corp
    Ladies G.A.R.     Ada M. Miller
COMMITTEES
Finance
    H. M. Pickell     Isaac Brandt
    I. Friedlich     Dr. E. R. Hazen
    H. C. Murphey     J. A. McKinney
    George Hippee     H. C. Harris
    J. C. Loper     Wm. Hall
    V. P. Towmbly     F. Younker
C. R. Dockstander
TRANSPORTATION
    Carroll Wright     George Bristow
    S. S. Berry     A. B. Cassell
    Josiah Given     J. P. Patrick
HALLS
    Captain M. T. Russell     W. W. Witmer
Milo Ward
INVITATIONS
    Major Hoyt Sherman     B. C. Ward
Geo. A. Newman
PROGRAM
    Josiah Given     Rev. A. L. Frisbe
    J. H. Koons     H. M. Pickell
    Hoyt Sherman     V. P. Twembly
MUSIC
    A. S. Carper     Amos Hiatt
Freeman R. Conaway
DECORATIONS
    H. B. Hedge     W. B. Keffer (Kelfer)
    ?Lieford Fisher     S. C. Wilcox
    Peter Lambert     Sidney A. Foster
    E. J. Fairall     Isaac W. Lozier
    R. L. Blair     W. L. Morris
Reception
    Frank D. Jackson     Johanson Brigham
    Dr. Lewis Schooler     C. H. Rollins
    Joseph Hagns     Amos W. Brandt
    Govenor A. B. Cummins     Dr. W. S. Conklin
    Guy R. Carson     Charles A. Godfrey
    Guy S. Brewer     A. D. Benger
    Major J. C. Hams     R. P. Clarkson
    A. E. Nye     Lafe Young
    Allan Dawson     Jeff Patson
    W. H. Fleming     Col. John Scott
    John McKay, Sr.     Chancellor Craig
    Dr. Beck     C. C. Prouty
    J. A. T. Hall     S. F. Preusy
    J. J. Harrenbower     Frank Bennett
    John Leveridge     J. H. Stout
    G. A. Eberhart     B. A. Lockwood
    Wm M. McFarlie     J. W. Hill
    W. H. Baker     H. C. Bachrodi
    Tyler Harding     J. H. Merrill, Commander
    Geo. M. Barnes     H. G. Burker
    W. S. Swanegan     C. L. Waterus
    A. G. Downing     Warren Classon
    R. J. McKee     J. S. Ring
    S. H. M. Byers     T. G. Craig
    F. G. Moffott     Wm. Connor
    J. M. Bettinger     J. S. Clark
    E. F. Sperry     A. N. Porter
    A. L. Smith     H. M. Belvit
    A. H. McVey     H. S. Lucas
    Lionel Kinksad     W. M. Howell
    Fred Babcock     Charles MacKenzie
    J. W. Brown     D. C. Thomas
    F. S. Whering     S. F. Ballieu
    F. T. Campbell     J. F. Bishop
    A. N. Buckman     D. F. Cowman
    Dr. R. U. Chapman     G. M. Durmitt
    A. B. George     H. C. Windsor
    David Devore     Moses Dell
    O. K. Olosca     David Groves
    Wm. Christy     R. R. Myers
    C. D. Handles     Rev. T. Bead
    Robert McNulty     J. J. Moore
Campaign and Siege of Vicksburg
    Joe Deemer     James H. Dean
    F. S. Whiting     W. W. Fink
Capt. J. S. Clark
HOTELS AND BOARDING HOUSES
    T. H. Robinson     W. A. Abbertt
    C. M. Christian     J. A. Brewer
    Adjt. Gen'l S. H. M. Byers     J. D. McGarrough
    M. T. Scanlan     George W. Beall
BADGES
    E. D. Hadley     S. C. Wilcox
B. O. Hanger
SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR VETERANS
    J. R. Prime     Amos W. Brandt
George Garton
WOMEN'S RELIEF CORPS
    Mary J Babcock     Hattie Coleman
    Alice M. Swanegan     Lillian E. Deemer
    Marie J. Bittinger     Mary E. Snyder
LADIES' G. A. R.
Ada M. Miller
SONS OF VETERANS
Frank D. Jackson
Twenty-Eight Annual Encampment
Programme
Immediately After Parade
Ex-Prisoners of War Program, Mirror Theatre
David Ryan, Presiding
Call to order.........................Captain J. A. Brewer, President
Invocation, Rev. S. H. Hendrick, Chaplin
Song..............................W. R. C. Ladies' Quartette
"Tenting on the Old Camp Ground"
Recitation...........................................Mrs. Ed Hult
Song..............East Des Moines High School Chorus
"Rally Round the Flag"
Address..............Andrew Deddis, Washington D. C.
Song...............East Des Moines High School Chorus
"Tramp, Tramp, Tramp"
Recitation......................................Miss Mabel Cook
"Shiloh by Night"
Song................East Des Moines High School Chorus
"Star Spangled Banner"
Address...................................Captain M. T. Russell
"Libby Prison Tunnel"
Song................East Des Moines High School Chorus
"God Save our President"
Fifteen minute talk...................Major S. H. M. Byers
Song................East Des Moines High School Chorus
"Iowa," by S. H. M. Byers
Fifteen Minute talk.....................Rev. S. H. Hedrick
Song........................................................"America"
Tattoo and Taps.
Program for Spanish-American War Veterans, at Y.M.C. A. Auditorium
Call to Order........Colonel John C. Loper 51st Iowa
And introduction of Captain Amos W. Brandt,
32nd U. S. V., Presiding Officer
Music..................................Post Office Glee Club
Geo. I. Holt Director
Address..............................Colonel Wm. G. Dows
"Forty-Ninth Iowa Volunteers"
Select Reading.. Corporal W. B. Price, 51st Iowa Vols.
Cornet Solo..........Edward Phelps, 51st Iowa Band
Adress..................Sergeant-Major Claude R. Porter
"Fiftieth Iowa Volunteers"
Music......................................................Glee Club
"Drill, McSnickers, Drill"
Address............................Corporal W. B. Emerson
"Fifty-First Iowa Volunteers"
Music.....................................................Glee Club
"Down in the Philippine Isles"
Address...................................Captain A. L. Sortor
"Fifty-Second Iowa Volunteers
Address.................................General Josiah Givens
"The Boys of Three Wars"
Select Reading..Corporal Roy Bruner, 51st Iowa Vols.
Address..Major W. H. S. Matthews, Medical Dept., U.S.V.
Music......................................................Glee Club
"America"
Taps......................................Musician C. H. Turbit
THURSDAY, MAY 22
    The business of the various organizations will be
    continued, and in the evening a public installation
    of officers will be held at the Auditorium at
    8:00 O'clock
Rates
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