Inventory

GAR (Grand Army of the Republic) Morton Post No. 1
Dates: 1886-1930
Accession Number: 790724G
Donor: Unknown (Vigo County Historical Society)
Description: Eight file folders in a record storage box


Content and Scope of Collection

Encampment programs in Indiana, 1910-1930, of the GAR and handbooks of rules and rituals are the principal items in this collection. Also included are a few pieces from the Ladies of the GAR, Morton Post No. 1.

Record Storage Box

 

 

 

 

Folder 1

GAR Encampments in Indiana - Programs: Terre Haute

May 25-27, 1910

 

GAR Encampments in Indiana - Programs: Marion

May 26-28, 1915

 

GAR Encampments in Indiana - Programs: Princeton

June 9-11, 1925

 

GAR Encampments in Indiana - Programs: Martinsville

June 12, 1929

 

GAR Encampments in Indiana - Programs: Martinsville

June 10-13, 1929

 

GAR Encampments in Indiana - Programs: Wabash

June 8-12, 1930

 

 

 

Folder 2

Services for the observance of Memorial Day (two copies; one is incomplete)

May 1, 1897

 

 

 

Folder 3

Ritual

April 1, 1913

 

Ritual Cards

 

 

 

 

Folder 4

Photograph - Civil War Veteran's Reunion, Gottlieb C. Hauck residence, 1202 Lafayette Avenue

n.d.

 

 

 

 

Clippings - "The Grand Review and Last Parade," Ind Cath Rec

May 30, 1919

 

 

 

Folder 5

Rules and Regulations:

 

"Rules and Regulations of Morton Post,
No. 1 Revised"

1886

 

 

 

 

"Rules and Regulations and Rules of
Order of the National Encampment"

1893

 

 

 

 

Ribbons:

 

 

"Annual RE-UNION, 8th Dist. Veterans
Association, Terre Haute, Ind."

Sept. 14-16, 1892

 

 

 

"Morton Post No. 51, G.A.R., Dept. of Ills., Terre Haute, IND., In Memoriam., Honor the Noble Dead."

n.d.

 

 

 

Folder 6

Music:

n.d.

 

Card 1:

 

 

  "Auld Lang Syne" (music and lyrics)

 

  "Charity" (music and lyrics)

 

 

  "America" (music and lyrics)

 

 

 

 

 

Card 2:

 

 

  "Autumn" (music, no lyrics)

 

 

  "Opening Ode" (lyrics, no music)

 

 

  "Initiation Ode" (lyrics, no music)

 

 

  "Installation Ode" (lyrics, no music)

 

 

  "Closing Ode" (lyrics, no music)

 

 

 

 

 

Card 3

 

 

  "Funeral Anthem" (music and lyrics)

 

 

  "Nearer, My God, To Thee"
         (music and lyrics)

 

 

 

 

Folder 7

Ladies of the GAR:

 

 

  Ritual of the Ladies of the Grand Army
  of the Republic

n.d.

 

 

 

 

  Proceedings of the Thirty-Fifth Annual
  Convention, Department of Indiana
  Held in First Baptist Church, Columbus,
  Indiana

June 18-21, 1928

 

 

 

Folder 8

Ladies of the GAR:

 

 

  Convention ribbons

1929, 1930

 

 

 

 

  Good Will Council, No. 277 Y. M I.:

 

  Ribbon

n.d.