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Reunions

PROCEEDINGS

OF THE
REUNION SOCIETY
OF
VERMONT OFFICERS,
1864-1884,

WITH ADDRESSES DELIVERED AT ITS MEETINGS BY
W. G. VEAZEY, L. O. BRASTOW, P. T. WASHBURN, W. W. GROUT, E. M.
HAYNES, GEO. F. EDMUNDS, S. E. PINGREE, JOHN C. TYLER, GEO.
T. CHILDS, C. H. JOYCE, REDFIELD PROCTOR, ROSWELL
FARNHAM, LUCIUS BIGELOW, JOHN R. LEWIS,
M. T. MCMAHON, ALBERT CLARKE, G. G.
BENEDICT, W. C. HOLBROOK, AND
Aldace F. Walker

AND
A ROSTER OF THE SOCIETY.

BURLINGTON:
FREE PRESS ASSOCIATION,
1885.

CONTENTS.

The First Reunion, 1864 3
Second Reunion, 1865 15
Constitution 17
Roll of Original Members, 19
Third Reunion, 1866 32
Col. Veazey's oration 34
Fourth Reunion, 1867 63
Chaplain Brastow's address (abstract).. 66
Fifth Reunion, 1868 79
Gen. Washburn's oration 82
Sixth Reunion, 1869112
Lieut. Col. Grout's oration114
Seventh Reunion, 1871140
Chaplain Haynes's oration145
Eighth Reunion, January, 1872167
Senator Edmunds's oration170
Ninth Reunion, November, 1872184
Lieut. Col. S. E. Pingree's oration186
Tenth Reunion, 1873201
Major Tyler's oration203
Eleventh Reunion, 1874218
Geo. T. Childs's orationb220
Twelfth Reunion, 1875237
Abstract of Lieut. Col. Joyce's oration239
Thirteenth Reunion, 1876252
Abstract of Col. Proctor's oration254
Fourteenth Reunion, 1877269
Lieut. Col. Farnham's oration270
Fifteenth Reunion, 1878287
Sergt. Bigelow's oration289
Sixteenth Reunion, January, 1880303
Col. Lewis's oration306
Seventeenth Reunion, November, 1880327
Gen. McMahon's oration329
Eighteenth Reunion, January, 1882359
Lieut. Clarke's oration362
Nineteenth Reunion, November, 1882382
Lieut. Benedict's oration385
Twentieth Reunion, 1883410
Col. Holbrook's oration413
Twenty-first Reunion, 1884438
Lieut. Col. Walker's oration440
Roll of Officers and Members473