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On Their Way To The War

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Satnrday afternoon aboot 2 :30 o'clock tbe blowing of the %vhistle on theUrgan Co. 's factory announoed the fact that the first seotion of tbe train carrying the 33d Regiment to Falls Chnroh, Va., bad arrived in Ann Arbor. People flocked f rom overy direction and soon the station gronnds and the streets in the inunediate neighborliood were filled veith men, wonien and childran, all anxious to bid godspeed to tbe gallant boys of the 33d. The seoond seotion arrived in aboat 10 minntes afterwards and was qnickly followed by the third. Coffee was served to the men, Agent Gilmore having had orders to fornish 120 gallons. The Woman's Relief Corps had a quantity of delicate refreshments on hand for the Ann Arboc boys who were in the regiment, and these were soon being disous6ed by the hungry soldiers. The balt here was ouly a brief one and soon tbe traina were on their way eonthward, eaoh drawn by two large looomotives, while the ciowd oheered and waved their farewells.


Ann Arbor Argus
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