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The 21st Missouri Regiment Infantry

Veteran Volunteer Association

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KAHOKA, MO., Sept. 20th, 1894.

Business meeting called to order by the President, Edwin Moore, Sept. 20th, 10 a.m.

Minutes of annual re-union at Edina, Missouri, read and approved.

Col. Edwin Moore, historian, reported progress and asked for further time to complete work, which, on motion, was granted.

These comrades were elected officers for the ensuing year:

Col. Edwin Moore, Canton, Mo., President
Lieut. N.D. Starr, Canton, Mo., Vice President
T.W. Holman, Rutledge, Mo., Secretary
Armon Reynolds, Vincennes, Iowa, Treasurer

Place of holding next annual re-union was taken up and Memphis, Missouri was selected; and the time was left to the local committee at Memphis.Eighty-three comrades registered and a very large crowd of people was in attendance, estimated at 5000 on the first day and 7000 on the second.


To cash received by Secretary from dues and contributions...................$21.40

Expenses paid Treasurer:
To Edwin Moore, postage and stationery ............... $5.00
.....Hawkins Bros., ribbon for badges........................ 4.00
.....Barrett Bros., printing posters and badges ....... 8.50
.....T.W. Holman, expenses and postal supplies ......

Adjourned to meet at Memphis, 1895.
T.W. HOLMAN, Sec'y


MEMPHIS, MO., Sept. 18th, 1895. Page 10

Business meeting called to order at 10 a.m. by Vice President N.D. Starr. Minutes of last annual re-union at Kahoka, Missouri, read and approved.

Officers elected for the ensuing year:

N.D. Starr, Canton, Mo., President
A.P. Harbur, Memphis, Mo., Vice President
T.W. Holman, Rutledge, Mo., Secretary
Armon Reynolds, Neva, Mo., Treasurer

Place of holding next annual re-union was taken up and Rutledge and LaGrange, Missouri were considered, but LaGrange was the choice and the time left to the local committee in charge at LaGrange.


Cash from dues received by Secretary ...................$21.40

Expenses paid Treasurer:
To James Gillespie, printing......... $ 6.00
--- A.P. Patterson, ribbon .................. 2.25
--- T.W. Holman, postage ..................

Balance of $3.50 due from ex-Treasurer Daniel Dean dropped from the books.

This was one of the best attended re-unions we have held. The city was decked in bunting in honor of its soldier guests, and the boys in blue had the right of way. Private Dalzell of Ohio was the principal speaker. The three days' re-union closed with a big cam fire at the Kinney Opera House. The exercises consisted of a camp fire scene, Tenting on the Old Camp Ground, songs, short addresses by Private Dalzell and others.

Adjourned to meet at LaGrange, Mo., 1896.
T.W. HOLMAN, Sec'y

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