Antietam Wavelet on Sep 17, 1887

The G.A.R. of our town have made the necessary preparations for holding an encampment in Mr. Renner’s field near town.

Antietam Wavelet on Sep 17, 1887

To-day all the grand army men present will attend the unveiling of a statue to be erected by New York veterans in Antietam National Cemetery. [20th New York Infantry – First monument on battlefield]

Antietam Wavelet on Sep 17, 1887

The Reunion at Sharpsburg - The reunion and campfire of veterans of the late war at Sharpsburg, under the auspices of Antietam Post, No 14 G.A.R., began at this place, Thursday morning and will continue until Saturday evening. Religious services will be held on the grounds on Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock before such veterans as shall remain at Sharpsburg over that day.

Antietam Wavelet on Sep 10, 1887

Antietam Reunion – The reunion of ex-soldiers of the G.A.R. at Sharpsburg next week promises to be a success. Our Sharpsburg friends are making extensive preparations for the occasion.

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