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G.A.R., Samuel Bell Post No. 536

source:  Butler / Clear Fork Valley Historical Society Museum


To all unto whom these Presents come, Greeting:

Know Ye, That reposing full trust and confidence in the fidelity and patriotism of comrades

John E. Andrews William Geary Uriah Moore Wm. A. Traxler
Moses Andrews Mathias Harter Adam J. Myers H.P. Traxler
Ludwig Ahrend B. Hurd F.B. Oberlin George Worley
H.H. Blakely L.B. Leedy George Flaharty W.J. Wilson
Emanuel Beelman A.B. Leedy Henry Reed Erastus B. Wilson
Jeremiah Bierley Daniel Loose John Spohn Daniel Yarger
Alexander Calhoun Enos Laribee Thomas Simmons Samuel Yarger
Philetus Dow Thomas Lysle Daniel Spade Charles Weant
S.G. Dowdell W.S. McGinley W.G. Stake W.R. Bell
Joshua Feike [Fike] Isaac McCullough James Traxler -

I do hereby in Conformity with the Rules and Regulations of the Grand Army

of the Republic and by virtue of the power and authority in me vested constitute them and

their associates and successors a Post of the Grand Army of the Republic to be known as

Samuel Bell Post Number Five Hundred and Thirty Six (536),

Department of OHIO

And I authorize and empower them to perform all acts necessary to conduct

said organization in accordance with the Rules and Regulations of the Grand Army

of the Republic.

Dated at the Head Quarters of the Department of Ohio of the

Grand Army of the Republic at Ripley on the 19th. day of

December in the year of our Independence the One hundred and Eighteenth

This charter is issued in place of the original charter dated August 22, 1885

Said charter having been destroyed by fire.

L.H. Williams, Department Commander

J.C. Shumaker, Ass't Adjutant General


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