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Orator : FOR THE FOURTH REUNION, TO BE HELD AT PHILADELPHIA, IN 1876, BREVET MAJOR-GENERAL JOSEPH R. HAWLEY, late U. S. V., of Connecticut.
Annual Dues ...... $2.00
Jest Members in arrears for dues are requested to remit the same to the Treasurer as early as practicable, in order to defray the expense of the present publication. An additional assessment of fifty cents (50 cts.), is also ordered by the Executive Committee, for the same purpose. In remitting, please sign your name, rank, and arm of service in full-staff position, if any, and residence.
Officers and enlisted men of the late Army of the James, who have not joined the Society, will have their names duly entered upon the books of the Recording Secretary, upon the Receipt by the Treasurer, of the Initiation Fee.
All concerned are earnestly solicited to use their influence to increase the numbers of the Society by inducing others to join.
President: Sept. 2, 1868. Brevet Major-General CHARLES DEVENS, JR., late U. S. Vols. July 19, 1871. Brevet Major-General JOSEPH R. HAWLEY, late U. S. Vol., of
Sept. 2, 1868. Brevet Major-General ROBERT S, FOSTER, late U.S. Vols.
Brevet Major-General JOHN W. TURNER, late U. S. A.
Brevet Major-General EDWARD W. HINKS, U. S. A.
Brevet Major-General ADELBERT AMES, late U. S. A.
Sept. 2, 1868. Brevet Brigadier-General CHARLES A.CARLETON, late U. S. Vols.
Sept. 2, 1868. For the Second Reunion, held in New York City, on the third
Wednesday of July, 1871, Brevet Major-General ALFRED H.
TERRY, U. S. A. July 19, 1871. For the Third Reunion, held in New York City, on the third Wed
nesday of October, 1874, Brevet Major-General THOMAS O. OSBORNE, late U. S. Vols.
June, 1871. Brevet Major-General SAMUEL A. DUNCAN, late U. S. Vols.
(Delivered the Oration in the absence of General Terry.) Sept. 1874. Major-General BENJAMIN F. BUTLER, late U. S. Vols.
(Delivered the Oration in the absence of General Osborne.)
June, 1871. Colonel JOHN HAY, late U. S. Vols.
| Brevet Captain U. 8. A.
The above is a fac-simile of the Badge adopted at the last Reunion. It embodies the Tenth, Eighteenth, Twenty-fourth and Twenty-fifth Corps, and the Naval Brigade, and will be furnished in pure gold and enameled in appropriate colors at the following
First Quality, pure gold, for.....
.$16 00 Second "6 Members desiring Badges, will receive an order upon the manufacturer, upon application to the Treasurer,
Article 1. The name of this association shall be the Society OF THE ARMY OF THE JAMEs; and said society shall include all officers and enlisted men who have served with honor in the Army of the James, or in any organization which at any time formed a portion of that army. Honorary members may be elected from officers who have served with distinction in armies of the United States.
Article 2. The object of this Society shall be to preserve the memory of the fortunes and achievements of the Army of the James; to perpetuate the bonds of comradeship among its surviving members; to cherish the memory of those who have fallen, and by every means to cultivate and foster a pure and patriotic devotion to the service of the country.
Article 3. For the purpose of effecting these objects, the Society shall be organized by the triennial election of a President, five Vice-Presidents, a Corresponding Secretary, a Recording Secretary, a Treasurer, and a Chaplain. The Society shall meet triennially, the time and place of the next reunion to be determined by the permanent officers of the Society, six months prior to each meeting, due notice thereof being given to the members. All members of the Society who are prevented by any cause from personally attending, are expected to notify the Corresponding Secretary, and to impart such information in regard to themselves as they may deem proper, and as may be of interest to their brethren of the Society
I. All meetings of this Society shall be opened by prayer to Almighty God by a former chaplain of the army, to be selected for the occasion by the President of the Society.
II. Every officer and enlisted man desiring to become a member of the Society shall, upon signing the Constitution, pay to the Treasurer the sum of one dollar as Initiation Fee, and thereafter the sum of two dollars per annum as yearly dues, payable annually in advance.
III. Any member who shall be in arrears for dues for a period of three years, shall have his name dropped from the rolls until his dues shall be paid, or they be remitted by a vote of the Society,
IV. Money for ordinary expenses of the Society may be expended by the Treasurer, upon the warrant of the President; all other expenses only in pursuance of a vote of the Society.
V. When the place of the next meeting of this Society shall be decided upon, the President shall appoint an Executive Committee of three members, resident at such place, or contiguous thereto, whose duty it shall be to make all needful preparations and arrangements for such a meeting.
VI. At such triennial meeting, there shall be selected, in such manner as the Society shall determine, from the members of the Society, a person to deliver a welcome address at the next triennial meeting.
VII. At each meeting of the Society, the Treasurer shall make a full report of his receipts and expenditures.