Message from discussion handwriting help needed
From: Anne Chambers <a...@privacy.net>
Subject: Re: handwriting help needed
Date: Mon, 09 Jun 2008 12:34:31 +0930
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Dennis Ahern wrote:
> Joe Makowiec <makow...@invalid.invalid> wrote:
> : On 08 Jun 2008 in soc.genealogy.britain, Dennis Ahern wrote:
> :> Folks here and the [?] of the [?]
> : Folks here and the Bi*kn**s of the Grand Army.
> : Note: Grand Army of the Republic was an immediate-post-(US)-Civil-War
> : veterans' organization for Union veterans; the term could have come into
> : use prior to that. I don't think it was an official term during the war.
> I had not wanted to suggest that, but Grand Army is what the other members
> of the committee working on this exhibit had decided on. The use of
> initial caps in this handwriting does not always mean anything. If the
> consensus is Grand Army, what could the other word be?
anne dot chambers at bigpond dot com