Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas. Page: 215 of 1,110
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HISTOR OF DALLA COUY21
that binds all, friend and foe, together.
The Grand Army of the Republic have a
branch of their great and powerful organization
here in I)allas, a history of which Awe
give later on; and to show the reader what
kind feelings of friendship exist here, as
eltwhere in the South, between the ex-Confeierates
and the members of the G. A. R.,
we give the following coInmmunications, which
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rDALLAS, T:xAs, May 5, 1890.
"CQoxfs.N WV. !. V WYvI, Dallas:
"l)rar Sir:-I am directed by Sterling
NPrice Camp, ex-Confederate Veterans, to say
to you and through you to your companions
of the (Grant Army of tle Republic, that on
tomorrow, tle 6thl inst., Sterling Price Camp
will have mtemnorial services, and vill decorte
the graves of the sleeping veterans of the
Cttufderate army. The Grand Army of the
Il'epublic are cordially invited to participate
with us in thus honoring our dead heroes.
It ib the purpose of the association to decomrt
tihe graves of those heroes who wore the
biut, as well as tile grny.
" WY. L. TlOM.I'5soN,
"Altutlit Sterliny ]rice C'amp, ex-Confed"I
Rlsqct fully referred to Colonel J. L.
StitvrI, cwmllomnlaing G. II. Tlhomas Post.
W. D. WY.IE."
Tli invitation wasi favorably accepted, and
the following notice was given to the posts
of the G. A. R.:
" I)AI..AS, May 5.
"At plr iuvitiltion this day received fromI
S;rlfig l'riee CamptL. ex-Confedernt Vet-.
trans. the tiilwtrs of George If. lThomias
Post, iNo. 6, and John A. Dix Post, No. 11,
Grand Army of the Republic, Department of
Texas, are hereby earnestly requested to meet
at Merchants' Exchange hall, on Tuesday,
3May 6, at 10:30 A. ri., to unite with Sterling
Price Camp, ex. Confederate Veterans, in decorating
the graves of the heroes of the late
war. JAMES M. STEERE,
"Commander George I[. Thomas Post.
" DAVID McKAY,
"Comnmander JohI A. Diix Post."
The Sterling Price Camp is one of the
numerous associations organized under the
union of the United Confederate Veterans,
which has different departments througll the
South and is the headquarters of the "( TransMississippi
Department." The following are
the officers: Lieutenant-General, W. L. Caboll,
Comnmandinig; W. L. Thompson, Adjutant-General
and Clief of Staff; General
George Moormnan, Assistant Adjutant-General,
Louisiana; F. P. Trotman, Colonel and
Assistant Adjutant-General; Dr. S. D. Tlhruston,
Surgeon-General; tI. W. Graber, Quartermlaster-General;
S. P. Mendez, Commissary-General;
Illgh F. Ewing, InspectorGeneral;
WV. G. Veal, Brigadier-General and
Clhief of Ordnance; W. II. Gaston, BrigadierGeneral
and Aid-de.Canlp; F. Waltam, Brigadier-General
and Aid-de-Camp; 11. B. Stoddard,
lBrigadier-General and Aid-de-Camp;
Charles A. IHarris, Brigadier-General and
Aid-do-Camp, Louisiana; John M. Harrell,
Brigadior-General and Aid-do-Camnp, Arkansas;
J. 0. Slelby, Brigadier-Goenoral and Aidde-Camp,
Missouri; I). N. McInltosll, lrigadier-General
and Aid-de-Camlp, [Indian Territory;
J. . lHarris, IBrgadier-Genleral lad Aid
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Lewis Publishing Company. Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas., book, 1892; Chicago, Illinois. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20932/m1/215/: accessed June 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Public Library.