15th Vermont Regiment.
23rd Annual Reunion An Enthusiastic Affaiir With Good Attendance--Officers Elected.
The 15th Vermont regiment held its 23rd annual reunion at Grand Army Hall yesterday with 30 members in attendance and a larger number of members of the Woman's Relief Corps and of other regiments present. An excellent dinner was served at noon by Chamberlin W. R. C. The roll of honor included the following: Company A, George Bacon, John McClary; Company B., Francis W. Cheever; Company C., M. V. Chadwick, William Stone, E. K. Burnham; Company I, J. R. Collison; Company K, Azro Joslin; and Major Charles H. Spaulidng the only surviving field officer of the regment. The presence of two department officers of the W. R. C. added to the pleasure of the reunion. The aveage age of those present was 74.7 years.
The business meeting was opened with prayer by Rev. R. H. Moore of Lyndonville. The nominating committee, D. P. Celley, chairman, A. M. Whitelaw and J. P. Christie, reported the following officers who were elected: Colonel, J. H. Winslow of whitefield, N.H.; lieutenant colonel, J. P. Christie of Glover; major, William s. Brock of Barnet; adjutant and quartermaster, Joseph T. Gleason of Lyndonville. The report of the nominating committee, J. H. Winslow, George Shorey and W. E. Pratt was accepted. Miss Evelyn Currier of Island Pond, a grand-daughter of one of the members of the regiment, gave a recitation which was much enjoyed. The speakers included: A. T. Bigelow of Seabreeze, Fla., who was a lieutenant in Company K and attended a reunion of his regiment for the first time, and Mrs. Bigelow, D. P. Celley, Rev. R. H. Moore, and A. C. Pillsbury who recited an original poem and Mrs. Bickford, whose spoke briefly but with great feeling of what the Grand Army stands for.
- St. Johnsbury Caledonian, June 23, 1915