Addison Ware (1866)

”At this meeting General John A. Rawlins, then chief of staff to the commander of all the armies, but so long the respected and able Adjutant-General of the Army of the Tennessee, was chosen President, and I the Secretary of the Society. Surgeon John M. Woodworth was elected Corresponding Secretary, and Captain Addison Ware, Treasurer. For reasons then given, Vice-Presidents were not chosen, and after some routine business the meeting adjourned. The next meeting of the Society was its first annual meeting at Cincinnati, on the 14th and 15th of November, 1866, called by the President. There had, in the meantime, been an effort to organize Division Societies, and two of them of the 17th Corps held reunions in Chicago the year previous, well attended, and I can with others bear testimony that this was of salutary influence in perpetuating our own organization. …”

Reference Data:

Report of the Proceedings of the Society of the Army of Tennessee, by Society of the Army of Tenessee, Vols. 6-10, 1877, page 408


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