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Michigan G. A. R.

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Day
26
Month
February
Year
1897
Copyright
Public Domain
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Col. Pond, Assistant Adjutant General of the Michigan Department, G-. A R., bas forwarded to natioual headqnarters bis report of the conditio├╝ of the departmeut for the six mooths ending Deoember 31 last. The number of posts in the department at that date was 382, and number of members 10,096. The aruount expender) for relief dnring tbe last oalendar year was $3,001.00. There was a balance of $9,330. 1 (i io the genoral post fund and $2,307.80 in the relief fond. The losses for the entire year were as follows: By deatb, 343; transfers, 314; honorable discharge, 99; suspensions, 1,306. Five posts snrrendered their charters. Six uew posts were organized and nine revived. The gains iuclnded 5TS new meinbers, 260 by transfer and 1,308 by reinstaternent of suspended members. Every post in the department is in good standing, having made all reporta as required. This condition has not been attained before in a number of years, and is largely doe to Col. Poncl's . activity. Naturally Col. Pond is greatly pleased with the resnlt of nis labors., In addition to his other dnties, he has uearly completed eystematizing the reoords of the office.

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Ann Arbor Argus
Old News