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"michigan In The War."

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A memorial of the soldiers and sailors o Houthwestern Michigan, reprssenting 1,346 oíd veterans, ha been presented to thc state pénate and house of representativas askinjt them to provide, by joint resolu tion, for the publication of a sufficicn nutnber of copies of " Michigan in the War to enable every surviving soldier, or the children of those who have beeo tínally "mustered out," who may apply therefor, to be supplied. ín speakiog of this book, whicu is onc wltich has been compiled by Adj't Gen ltobertson, the memorial says : look contalna the official record f oiir ¦ ¦ tu tliHmie and nation Ín Ihadaj t thelr extramltf- arrtoM whicii we, at Jeant liaví' moi toigotton and of whlch we have nol MMd lo ba proud. It wonld le oí great valurtoua lor frt-.u.nt rnferenoe aml ofstill Kreat.'r valne lo leave au an heritase of our exampie to our chlldren; whlch example we triiM majrbeof n the tatc when vp have pamuHl away, shouii! H.anioti nüo reqain mich 8acriftcv8 from her cltlzen. The IcgiNJaturc would be doing no more than justicc by the brave men who served ¦iintry io its hour of danger, and by th(ir cliildren, to comply with this request. The peoplo of the state would oertainly never begrudge thc trifle thus asked for. We do not doubt but (he legialature will cheerfully eomply with so just a request.


Ann Arbor Courier
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