The Cullman Tribune, 19 Sep 1912
Logan Entertains Federal Soldiers
Reunion of The Federal Soldiers Held at Logan, Ala.
The reunion of the Federal soldiers of the civil war and their sons and grandsons was held at Logan on the 13, and 14, inst. The visitors were royally entertained on the 13, and on the 14, the Clarkston Cornet Band opened the festivals with their spirited music. After a heartfelt prayer by comrad Louis Jones, Rev. D.C. Beit, on invitation, made a witty and pathetic speech on the flag and the American soldier, he let the eagle scream. Old Glory is marching at the head allright! Comrads Rich, McCain and Blevins related humorous incidents of their camp and field life during the war. After a bounteous dinner on the ground and remembering our Comrads Guthrie and Branders, deceased this spring, the comrads voted the thanks to the good people of Logan, especially the ladies they adjourned to meet again at Trimble on the second Friday and Saturday in September. The boys that wore the gray are cordially invited. W.A. Nesmith, Commander; George Hoenig, Adjutant.
Submitted by Robin Sterling