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Will maintain its high character as the defender of the truth of history, and keep in

mind its name, made sacred by the blood of thousands of beroes.

2. It will be rich each month in truthful bistory, of incidents, and of chivalric deeds.

3. THE VETERAN will ever give prominence to the "private" who did the real work, while

it will in no wise forget the officer who bore the gravest responsibilities.


THE VETERAN provides a means of free communication between comrades in its

“Camp Exchange," and requests items of interest from writers who were there and who can bave no successors.

5. THE VETERAN has a large list of contributors in all parts of the South, and its in

fluence will tend to the upbuilding and development of our dear land.

The Veteran sent to any address for $1 per year.


THE VETERAN will revive the words and music of songs 80 pathetic and charming,
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secure music several times over more than the price of THE VETERAN.

7. THE VETERAN in its "Camp-Fire Story Department” will be interesting, amusing and

often deeply pathetic. Friends are requested to send clippings or write experiences, giving true war stories, such as they would tell their children. It desires to make this one of the leading features.

THE VETERAN will look after the "Sons" and "Daughters" with particular interest.

In fact, it will be the best journal that can be made in supplying accurate and truthful information about our people, and in the industrial and agricultural development of the land we love so well.

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Confederate Veteran


Published Monthly in the Interest of Confederate Veterans and Kindred Topics.

PRIOR, 10 CENTS. } Vol. III.


No. 2.



Advertisements: Two dollars per inch one time, or $20 a year, except Fred C. Low, of Glouchster, Mass., gives an interest last page. One page, one time, special, $40. Discount: Hall year, one issue; one year, two issues. This is an increase on the former rate. ing account of a visit to the battlefields in Vir

Contributors will please be diligent to abbreviate. The space is too ginia, with which he was familiar thirty years ago. important for anything that has not special merit. The date to a subscription is always given to the month before it ends.

He mentions the purchase by his comrade, Horace H. For instance, if the VETERAN be ordered to begin with January, the date on

Shaw, of the First Maine heavy Artillery, of the field mail list will be December, and the subscriber is entitled to that number, Nichol & Holliday, Eastern Advertising managers, Atlanta, Ga.

near Petersburg, upon which a severe battle was Entered at the postomice, Nashville, Tenn., as second-class matter. fought by that battery, where they have erected a

monument, and of the voluntary offer by A. P. Hill Though men deserve, they may not win success,

Camp Confederate Veterans to look after it as they The bravo will honor the brave, vanquished none the less.

would if their own. Permission is given the A. P.

Hill Camp to erect Confederate monuments any. BINDERS FOR THE VETERAN.

where they may choose upon that ground made

sacred by “heroic blood of both North and South.” There has recently been such increased interest iu binders for the VETERAN, that to supply them has Comrades generally familiar with the Confederate been decided upon. Let all who have not done so Veteran Camp of New York, will be gratified at its and desire them, send in their orders during the month determination to become more useful than ever, upon of March, and in April all orders will be supplied. the inspiration given by its new Commander, Col. A. Friends who have kept files with an occasional loss G. Dickinson, who was its chief officer when first of one, two or three numbers will be supplied with organized. The Adjutant, Thomas L. Moore, sends missing numbers since July and others that may be out a series of resolutions adopted by the Camp, on hand, free of charge, if they wish to bind them. which are, in substance, to build up a society from Remember the cost of binding: $1.30 for flexible which they may expect sympathy and succor in the cloth, or $1.60 with leather with renewal of subscrip. hour of bereavement and adversity, to enjoy the tion, or independently of subscription, the cloth and companionship of one another, to recall the scenes the leather at 40 cents and 80 cents respectively,

of ambition and adventurous youth passed in the

stirring period of desperate war, to talk over the Mr. James Williams, Assistant Secretary of the march, the bivouac and the battle, and to review the Shiloh Battlefield Association, again requests that humor which was often a relief amid scenes of dark. comrades who participated in that battle will be ness, and again ning the songs of Dixie; "to renew diligent to send in their names, as he wants to com- our regard for the soldier of the North, who has plete the Roster as early as possible.

ever extended us courteous and chivalrous consider.

ation and neither asks nor expecta apologies from us." Thanks for the active good will of comrades and It is the wish of the Camp that a burying ground: friends for the multitude of good things sent recently be set apart, where our comrades may have at last a to the Veteran. The promise for March number is resting place, and to erect an appropriate monument. most ge tifying. The January VETERAN had its us- It is resolved that in the future the charity funds ual spa e of thirty-two pages, and, in addition, eight of the Camp shall be devoted to the relief of its pages in advertising Monteagle, Tenn. This number members, and that the Commander be authorized contains unusually valuable historic matter for the and requested to appoint Committees to attend the South pot specifically connected with the great Con

sick or dying members of the Camp as he may in his federate war. George Washington, George Peabody, mittee adopt such measures as are necessary to ac

judgment deem fit. Also, that the Executive Com. and the University of the South have liberal atten. complish these ende. Major Edward Owen, of that tion, as will be seen in illustrated articles.

Camp, has ever been helpful to the VETERAN.

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