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Company G. Third Michigan

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The ninth annual reunión of Co. G, Third Michigan Cavalry, was held at the Clifton House at Whitmore Lake, October llth. The follovving members answered to roll cali: Capt. T. V. Quackenbush, of Plyinouth; S. IT. Alliton, Owosso; W. Churchill and wife, Mt. Pleasant; P. P. Lenox and A. J. Brown and wife, Ithaca; D. A. Smith, T. Featherby, wife and granddaughter, O. Douglass, A. J. Sawyer, E. M. Holl, L. Bennett, H. M. Olsaver, Hamburg; J. Todd and wife, Whitmore Lake; D. E. Hand, Ann Arbor; H. J. Hopkins, Chesaning; J. Staeey and N. Phy, Chesaning; H. Cunningham, Vicksburg; W. II. Hall, Whitmore; M. Borden, wife and daughter, Howell; O. Bentley and wife, S Avis and wife, aud S. A. Smith, Rushton; E. H. Smith, Ilubbardston; Geo. Clinton, Gregory; H. Olsaver, wife and daughter, Kushton; W. Cole and wife, Kalkaska; Geo. Smitherman and wife, Northville; H. J. Pinckney and wife, Ypsilanti. Sorae of them had not met before since they were mustered out in 18G6. At the business meeting held in the afternoon it was learned that J. E. Placeway, one of the members, had died during the past year. In the election of offlcers, Capt. T. V. Quackenbush, of Plymouth, was reelected president; A. J. Sawyer, of Hamburg, first vice-president; S. II. AllitoD, of Owosso, secretary and treasurer; M. Borden, toastmaster; D. E. Hand, of Ann Arbor, chairman of executive committee. The banquet at the Clifton House was a grand affair. The tables were loaded with good things too numerous to mention, to whioh about sixty sat down. After the banquet the comp'any adjourned to the ball room for the camp flre, where the old comrades of other regiments and citizens of Whitmore Lake fllled the hall. The orchestra, composed of G. and E. Quackenbush, F. Smith and Mrs. F. Butterfield, opened the exercises with a üne piece of musie, which all seemed to appreciate, af er which toastmaster P. P. Lenox called the follovving comrades to speak, subject not given: A. ,T. Brown, of Ithaca; D. E. Hand. Ann Arbor; W. Cole, Kalkaska; J. Todd, Whitmore Lake; T. V. Quackenbush, Plymouth; H. J. Pinckney, Ypsilanti; Hon. George S. Wheeler, of Salem, and others; and a recitation by a litt.le girl whose name we did not learn. Comrad E. Smith, of Hubbardstown, sang several pieces, which were etjoyedbyall. Music by the orchestra ïnterspersed between toasts. The next reunión will be heli at Owosso in October, 1900.