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Staunton Spectator: September 25, 1866

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A Returned Confederate
(Column 05)
Summary: The tale of a Confederate veteran who was engaged in a shoot-out with a Union soldier in Indiana while attempting to return to his home outside Staunton.
(Names in announcement: Simpson)
Origin of Article: Lynchburg Virginian

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Mass Meeting in Alexandria
(Column 03)
Summary: Resolutions produced at a mass meeting held in Alexandria last Tuesday endorsing the Philadelphia National Convention and the "noble and patriotic course of President Johnson." Includes excerpts of letters by A. H. H. Stuart and Jno. Baldwin, both of Augusta, who were invited to attend.
(Names in announcement: A. H. H. Stuart, Col. Jno. B. Baldwin)
The Soldiers' Convention
(Column 04)
Summary: The platform and resolutions produced at the Soldiers' Convention in Cleveland. The convention endorsed the policy of President Johnson and the Philadelphia National Convention.

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Local News--Concert
(Column 01)
Summary: The concert given last Thursday in the Methodist church is reported to have been "delightful entertainment."
Local News--In Union There is Strength
(Column 01)
Summary: Staunton's two prominent hotels, the Virginia Hotel and the American Hotel, have been consolidated under the joint ownership of George Peyton and Col. Charles O'Ferrall.
(Names in announcement: Geo. L. Peyton, Wm. H. Peyton, Col. Chas. T. O'Ferrall)
Local News--Umber Mine in Augusta
(Column 01)
Summary: Two New York men have leased the umber mine of Samuel Fauver and will soon have buildings and machinery in place. The umber from the mine is said to be equal in quality to that of Turkey.
(Names in announcement: Samuel C. Fauver)
Local News
(Column 02)
Summary: William Gordon was committed to the local jail last Thursday on the charge of "committing violence upon the person of Rebecca Bowen."
(Names in announcement: Wm. C. Gordon, Justice Geo. A. Bruce, Rebecca Bowen)
(Column 02)
Summary: Sarah Esteline Cook and William Miller were married on September 20 by Rev. J. M. Schreckhise.
(Names in announcement: Rev. J. M. Schreckhise, William Miller, Sarah Esteline Cook)
(Column 02)
Summary: Fannie Morgan and Mr. Kerr were married in Middlebrook on September 6 by Rev. W. R. Stringer.
(Names in announcement: Kerr, Fannie Morgan, Rev. W. R. Stringer)
(Column 02)
Summary: Lula Stouffer and George Valentine were married near Greenville on September 12 by Rev. W. R. Stringer.
(Names in announcement: George G. Valentine, Lula B. Stouffer, Rev. W. R. Stringer)
(Column 02)
Summary: Sallie Koiner and Jas. Seneker were married on September 12 by Rev. Jacob Killian.
(Names in announcement: Rev. Jas. Seneker, Sallie Koiner, Martin Koiner, Rev. Jacob Killian)

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