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Post 30 at Temple Hall. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 4 June 1887

Post 30 at Temple Hall. The collation of Post 30 consisted of cold meats, coffee, cake, ice cream and fruit, and was furnished by Miss M, R. Jones. After eating, and while the company was enjoying cigars. Commander Henry C. Hobbs rose to express his thanks lo the members of the post for the way they had turned out and for their deportment. He added that he was no speechmaker and would therefore call for remarks from different people present. Alderman Ilutchins, the first speaker, said thai he was no orator, and had not thought of being called upon to say anything, and moreover he was a silent member, and had been particularly so for the past few weeks. Memorial day appears to belong exclusively to the soldier, and for a member of the city government to trespass on the veterans' time seems particularly out of place. The fine appearance of the post was a subject for congratulation and it was a pleasing sight to see all the posts together. Mr. George C. Bent said that he knew the comra...

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Post 56 at Grand Army Hall, Quincy Square. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 4 June 1887

Post 56 at Grand Army Hall, Quincy Square. Post 56, accompanied by the City Guard and Carter's Band, arrived at its hall in Quincy square at precisely three o'clock, where a welcome feast prepared by the Woman's Relief Corps awaited them. The divine blessing was invoked by Re*. Dr. Mckenzie, after which Commander Howe gave orders to "fall too," whloh was quickly responded to by the merry clatter of kulves, forks and spoons. In the midst of tbe collation Toast Master Howe arose and said that the mayor was obliged to leave the ball early and had consented to say a few words before departing. His Honor spoke very briefly, promising that the city would say much more to her veterans whom she honored at the evening's exercises in Union Hall. He said that the day's observances had impressed him much more than they ever have before ou Memorial day. He had closely followed the observance of the day during the past five years, and oould say that never was there such unanimity of feeling among...

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Post 186 at Odd Fellows Hall. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 4 June 1887

Post 186 at Odd Fellows Hall. There was no speech making at the banquet of Post 186, and Mr. Charles X. Raymond was the oniy distinguished guest. Commander Hillings was unable to lie present on account of a sudden call for Ills presence at home, owing to the sickness of his son. The post dined the police squad in addition to Captain Dalllngers company.

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Post 57 at G. A. R. Hall, East Cambridge. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 4 June 1887

Post 57 at G. A. R. Hall, East Cambridge. Post 57 marched to its hall on Cambridge, street, East Cambridge, as soon as the pr cession was dismissed, arriving there at about 3.30. The Woman's Relief Corps and drum corps joined with the members (if the postIn tbe collation which followed. After dinner remarks were made by several of the guests, including Alderman Coveney, Past Commanders Howard, Welsh and Lunt and Mrs. Knight, president of the relief corps. Commander Volt was presented by Past Commander Welsh, In behalf of the post, wilh a goid chain, lo accompany the watch which he won at the Institute Fair for being the most popular man. The company was entertained further with a song by Mr. James Reagan and a recitation by Mr. Bernard Hi organ. The festivities came to a closo at 5.15 o'clock.

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The Evening Exercises. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 4 June 1887

The Evening Exercises. The evening's exercises at Union Hall were largely attended. The veterans and women of the relief corps occupied front seats In the body of the hall, while on the platform, besides Chief Marshal Howe and the orator, General Shepard, was seated a representative body of citizens, including Ills Honor Mayor Kussell, ex-Mayors Fox and Saunders, Aldermen Holton, Stratton and Ilutchins, Representatives Sleeper, Henderson and Pear, President John H. Corcoran of the common council, Clerk of Committees John McDuffle, Councilmen Mlllan and Eveleth, Rev. Dr. Johnson, Rev. A. E. White, Dr. A. L. Norris, L. M. Hannum, J. S. Barrell, and Otis 8. Brown. The exercises opened with a few introductory remarks by Chief Marshal Howe. Rev. W. H. Thomas, D. D., the chaplain of the day, followed iv prayer, and a quartette, consisting of Miss Etta Kileski Bradbury, soprano; Mrs. Flora E. Barry, contralto; Mr. James C. Bartlett, tenor, and Mr. Francis L. Pratt, basso, saug a response, ...

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Oration by General Isaac F. Shepard. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 4 June 1887

Oration by General Isaac F. Shepard. Mr. Commandkr, PBLLOW Citizens, and Comrades ok tuk Granii Akmv of tuk. IlK.ri iii.h:: Another year has brought the recurrence of our sacred anniversary. Protected by a benignant providence wo have been permitted to be living participants in our festival of decoration. We have crowned the sepulchres of our departed brothers, whose spiiits have re-inspired our reverence and fealty by a voiceless communion. We have paid them the undying homage of memories that no lapse of lime can annul, and no event obscure. In the a lopied language of Addison— ■' llm sia*s shall fade away, tha sun himself Grow 111111 with age, ami naliiie sink In years, Hut tiny shall li.iinsli In liuinurtal youth." Today, throughout the land, hamlets, villages and cities pour forth their beauty and their manliness t 1 do honor to the dead heroes who live again in tho rehearsal of their bravery and their sacrifice. The tributes of Moral wealth which have been given iliein are al ...

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List of Graves. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 4 June 1887

List of Graves. Following are the names of tlie soldiers buried ill Cambridge Cemetery, including those in tha soldiers'lot. The list is believed to be the most complete and accurate one. In existence and includes the names of several soldiors whose graves, through oversight, do not receive attention on Memorial day: OHAVKS IS SOI.IIIKRB' LOT. Charles It. Fisher,' Co. X, sth Itogt., died Jan. 6, 1-86, i.|'"d lls. 11 inl.il Blanchard, died Maroh 20, IBs6, aged 41. Ilanlson Slmpaou, Co. X, 30th Msss. Vols., died April .HI, 18811. a go. I 1.1 Nicholas Caspar. Co. B. 20th Mass. Infy., died May 12, 1886, aged 68. Joseph I. LoveU, Co. G, 11.1. Mass. Infy., died June 15, 1886, aged 46. Robert F. Itohr, Co. E, :oth Regt., died Sept. 18, 18S6. aged 5.1. Allen 11. George, U. S. Navy, died March 13, 1886, ag.il 43. William Iluffe-, Co. 11, 20th Mass. Vol.. and Vet. lies. Corps, died Aug. 12, IBSS, aged 40. Charles S. P. Wells, died June 10, 1889. aged .10. James M. Mason, Corp. 38th Mass. V 01...

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GRAVES IN MAIN CEMETERY. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 4 June 1887

GRAVES IN MAIN CEMETERY. J. 1,. Porter, lot 937. Aiphonso ii. ritu*. lot 632, Summit are., died Jan. 31, 18113, aged 26. Edward it. iTwyer, lot 6.10, Summit aye., died Jau. 17. 1686, aged SO. I.uclen An Irew*. I it lis, Summit aye., Co. X, slii h Mass. V Is., cited Sept. 23, 1691, aged 19. John T. Andrews, Co. X, With Mass. Vets., died Deo. 8, l»«.-i, .({mi 21. Kit win It. Pears,in, lot 121, Suni'iiit are., wounded at l ntletun, May 5. 1862, died June 1, 18(12, aged 23. William I. Kafferty, lot 400, Meadow aye., illed Oc. 28, 1871.aned.-11. An.tiew McCouuell, lot 336, Magnolia path. James H. Martin. Ain'.irose W. Cole.*, lot 327. Magnolia path, Co. X, 39th Mass. Vols., died at S iinervllle, Feb. 12, 1882, aged 47. .I'.lin P. Br.ii.il, lot 213, Magnolia pith, died Sept. 3. I mm, 30. Francis It lloloh ir, lot 216, Magnolia path. tt.'iirv 11. .1 iliuson, let :;. r ,il, Amaranth path, died March 11, 1873, aged 34. Edward ,1. Campbell, lot .IA Amaranth path. J. (1. Ilouath, lot 4211, Ama...

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General Isaac F. Shepard. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 4 June 1887

General Isaac F. Shepard. The Memorial day orator, (Jenoral Isaac P. Shepard, is the only lineal descendant now living in this city of ihe ltcv. Thomas Shepard. lirst minister iv Cambridge. lie is the si'ii "f the late Major Calvin Shepard, of Aalilau I, and wns burn at Smith Natick in 1810, where his father was a paper-maker. lie was educated in the town schools, and at sixteen was apprenticed to Ford and Diiiniell. printers, who founded lire llpstou journal, lie remained until his twentieth yen, when be bought his lime of John Ford, and went to Leicester Academy, where he fitted fur college, entering Harvard In the class graduating in lrl4'_', Hie A.M. degree being e"iiferred in 1851. From college he began I" leach In Huston, aud for nearly twelve yean was principal of liostun grainii.ar sell nils, many of his pupil*, being now resiilenis of Cambridge and vicinity. During all this time lie wm connected with the press, end while in College lie published a volutin' "f poems warmly c...

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Commander W. H. Howe, of Post 56. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 4 June 1887

Commander W. H. Howe, of Post 56. Commander W. H. Howe, of Post 50, who was chief marshal of the parade, was born at Orange, Mass., January 17, 1840. He received a common-school education in his native town, coining to Boston when seventeen years of age, and engaging iv the bakery business until April, IStll, when he enlisted in the'-Fourth Battalion Rifles, If. V. M. His organization was sent lo Fort Independence May 23, 1801, forming the nucleus fur the Thirteenth Massachusetts Volunteers. They left the Fort July SO, 1801, and went direct to Hagers'.own, Maryland, where tbey weie soon connected with the Army of the Potomac, passing through all of its campaigns until the three years' enlistment of tlie Thirteenth had expired, when they were mus-ercd out August Ist, 18t!4. receiving honorable discbarges. Mr. Howe joined Battery C, Light Artillery, of Maiden, in 1800, serving through all ranks to that of senior first lieutenant, which position he held when be resigned In April, 1871....

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Commander H. C. Hobbs, Post 30, G. A. R. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 4 June 1887

Commander H. C. Hobbs, Post 30, G. A. R. Commander 11. C. Hobbs of William 11. Smart I'usi. 110 was burn in East Cambridge in 1.838. His business lias always been that nf a glass cuter and fur thirty -four years he has folhiwoil that ucriipa'iun fur the New England (Hiss Works, lie served In Company it, Thirty-eighth Masiaohui its llegimunt, which left fur llie South, August 28, 1811.'. While in that rogiin lit lie served in Banks's expedition to Ship Island. NewOrleans, Port Hudson, and Hod River, and was with General Bhorldan in the Shenan* doah Valley. He was mustered inn of service June 30, 188&. when he immediately returned to Cambridge. He held the office of sergeant at Hie close of the wa'', and received tho complimentary commission of second lieutenant. He was originally a member of Post 30, but being a resident of East Cambridge when Post r>7 was formed, he left Post 311 to join the charter list of the new post, hut moving hack lo Cambridgeport again,...

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Commander John D. Billings of Post 186. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 4 June 1887

Commander John D. Billings of Post 186. Commander John 1). Ilillines of Post 180 was born in Cant, vi, Miss., Decmbcr 13, 1842. He received only a common-school education, and at the age of seventeen went to work In the Cotton factory of Morse * Kaley, and afterwards in the axle shop Of the Kinsley Iron and Machine Company until the outbreak of llie war. August 111, 18112, he enlisted in the Tenth Massachusetts Battery, serving until 1863, He was with lleinlzelman In the defences of Washington, with French at Harper's Ferry,amlVn the Second Corps with Hancock and Humphreys. sharing tbe fortunes of hit company until the great review of tbe Army of tbe Potomac. After tho wwr he entered the Bridgewater Normal School, graduating (herefrom in 1809. Since tbat time he has taught iv Milton, Jamaica Plain and Cambridgeport, having been master of the Webster school since 1872.

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Commander William Volt of Post 57. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 4 June 1887

Commander William Volt of Post 57. William Volt, the present commander of Post 67, was born In Germany, January 4, 1846, and came to America in 1862. He served three years during the war in Company X, First Massachusetts Heavy Artillery. For two years he was stationed at tbe Washington fortifications and joined the Army of the Potomac when Grant assumed commaud. He was slightly wounded at Spottsylvania, May 10, 1864, and taken prisoner at Welden Railroad, Va., June 22, the same year. After eight months of confinement he was paroled in 1865. Mr. Volt is an electrician by occupation and is employed by Redding * Co. at 30 Hanover street. He resides on Gore street, East Cambridge.

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The Sunday Services. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 4 June 1887

The Sunday Services. The four posts of the city all attended church separately some part of the day, last Sunday, and listened to memorial sermons by the different pastors of the churches where they attended. Extracts of the sermons and brief accounts of the exercises will be found below.

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William H. Smart Post 30 at the First Universalist Church. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 4 June 1887

William H. Smart Post 30 at the First Universalist Church. Post 30, with the relief corps, attended service in Ihe morning at the First Universalist Church. The platform was decorated with flowers and tlie quartette sang appropriate selections, concluding with "My Country, 'tis of Thee." The pastor, Rev. A. E. White, preached from the text, Matthew xiv., 27, the following being an abstract of the discourse: The name of the individual may be forgotten, but the life be lived may be Impressed on Ihe work of ages. Nothing is lost in the economy of nature. Peter walked on the sea so long as he kept his eyes on hie Lord: his faith buoyed him up, the want of it drew him down. He was permitted to walk on tho sea as a test of character, a lesson iv humility and faith. He was to learn the significance of the divine call, "come!" The first element of a true character is Christian heroism. Impulse Is not strength. The starting point of conduct is consciousness. Iluworhy and trivial objects may ...

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John A. Logan Post 186 at the Harvard-street M. E. Church. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 4 June 1887

John A. Logan Post 186 at the Harvard-street M. E. Church. Post 18(1 attended service at the Harvardstreet Methodist Church, Sunday morning, at 10.30. The church waa appropriately decorated with flags and fl-wers. An enlarged choir »ang: "Bri"f Life is Here our Portion," "liest, Spirit, Rest," ooncludlog witli "America." A collection was taken up and banded lo the memorial committee to plant flowers on graves on behalf of the church. The pastor, Hey. W. H. Tli.mas, I). I)., preached from 11. Samuel i., 25: " How are the mighty fallen iv tlie midst of the battle," tbe following being an extract of the sermon: It is not a time to think of death. The buoyant, bounding life of spring walks forth again. Hanging gardens of blossoms greet her coming; carpets of velvety green are spread for-her feet to head; insect, bird and beast voice her advance; Ihe trees whisper to each other softly; the mysterious tide of life and being and power rises and overflows. In this springtime of life and bea...

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Post 56 at St. John's Memorial Church. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 4 June 1887

Post 56 at St. John's Memorial Church. Charles Heck Post 5(1, accompanied by tho Woman's Relief Corps identified with It, attended St. John's Memorial Chapel In the evening and listened to the pastor, Rev. George /. Gray. The service opened with a hymn, "God bless our native land," sung to the tune, "America," followed by the reading of the tenth chapter of Acts and appropriate prayers. Dr. Gray then gave a familiar and simple talk, taking as a text the story of Cornelius, which he had read. He spoke of the limits to which he felt confined as a clergyman on Sunday, and that ho would speak to them as a minister of the gospel. He congratulated the Grand Army upon its regard for religion as shown hy their annual worshipping together, and said that it was what would be expected of serious men who had had veteran experiences. He then said that while a soldier's calling cannot he approved by the church in a war that's aggressive, when It was a war for defence nr the maintenance of law, th...

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P. Steams Davis Post 57 at the Mission of the Ascension Church. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 4 June 1887

P. Steams Davis Post 57 at the Mission of the Ascension Church. Sixty members of Post 57, led by Commander Volt, attended the Mission of the Ascension Church, corner of Thorndike and Third streets. East Cambridge, Sunday afternoon, where Ihe Key, Henry A. Parker discoursed from Ihe text found in Psalms cxliv., 1: "Blessed be the Lord, my strength, who leachelh my hands lo war and my fingers to fight." These words, he said, are from one of the songs of David, the courageous soldi-r, who from the time lie slew the Philistine giant to the end of his life was a man of war and yet a man after God's own heart. It was this soldier who wrote the greater part of those psalms that h tve been used by each and all of God's saints in prayer and praise, in joy and sorrow, from before the lime ihat Rome was built down to our own day. And long before David's time, that Moses who talked witli God face to face had, in his psalm of joy for the destruction of the Egyptians, declared our God and his to ...

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Memorial Day at Mt. Auburn. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 4 June 1887

Memorial Day at Mt. Auburn. This beautiful city of tha dead was especially honored on Monday by the vast throng of people who quietly trod Us many avenues and paths, placing flowers of remembrance upon the graves of loved ones or draping with the flag they had so signally honored and bravely defended. From the simple field flower to the elaborate arrangement nf the florist there was noticeable everywhere a more general decoration thaii ever before attempted, thus showing that the significance of the day is becoming more and better understood. Spruce avenue in llie beautiful city of the dead is the last resting place of many of our late best-known citizens, noticeably those of John M. Sinclair, Curtis Davis, and George E. Richardson, as well as the young martyr to his country's life, John M. Whlttemore. Loudly did tlie star-spangled banner and blossom wreaths speak of his ready devotion and sacrifice, as did the hundreds of sqfaller flags Hunting in sacred silence over the dear spot ...

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Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 4 June 1887

Notes. Carter's Band wai a good selection and gave very general satisfaction. Tlie soldiers' monument on the common bore a very la9ty decoration made by Colonel Reals. The son of Commander Billings, who was taken suddenly ill. Memorial d-iy, is now much improved and will soon be out. A national staff G. A. H. badge was lost, Monday, in Cambridge -Cemetery. The finder is requested lo return to this office. The Revolutionary soldiers' monument in the old Garden-street burying-grouud was shroiiileil ill the Slars and Stripes during the day. Tlie grave of the notorious Andrew Jackson Grant was among those decorated by the Grand Army. His body lies in lot 111, range 52. A detail of ten men from eacli post escorted tlie city government to Union Hall from the City Hall previous to the evening exercises. Was there any special significance iv the cheers which greeted ex-Mayor Fox as he stepped upon the platform at Union Hall Monday evening? The decorations used by the posts at the cemetery c...

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