Richland Co., Ohio
source: Richland Shield & Banner: 28 June 1865, Vol. XXV, No. 5
The people of Weller Township and vicinity will welcome the returned soldiers, and celebrate the Fourth in Stevenson's Grove.
President of the Day -- Ezra Osbun
Vice Presidents -- Wm. Hagarman, Dr. Crabbs, Christian Ward, S. Ferguson, S. Stevenson, W.H. Oswalt
Chief Marshal -- Capt. J. Brown
The procession will form promptly at 9 o'clock as follows:
1st. ... Band
2nd. ... Officers of the Day
3rd. ... Soldiers of the War for the Union
4th. ... Ministers present
5th. ... Franklin Sabbath School
6th. ... Olivesburg Sabbath School
7th. ... Milton School
8th. ... Citizens
P R O G R A M M E
Prayer by Rev. D. Cooper
Reading Declaration of Indepdencen by J.H. Balkerson.
Salutatory -- President of the Day
Address of Welcome -- W. Ben Taggart
Reply -- Capt. A.M. Burns
Peace -- Rev. P.R. Roseberry
Young Men -- their moral power. Rev. D. Cooper.
Our Country -- Rev. James Kellum.
Although the name of Weller heads this announcement, the invitation is not bounded by township limits; but all who feel free to come, especially soldiers, are respectfully invited to join in the social festivities of the occasion.
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