News Tidbits

From the Log Cabin

Submitted by Doug Harper

5 Oct 1901

Big Reunion at Carlisle About 300 old soldiers twice that number of civilians this week attended the reunions of the 7th KY Cavalry, 18th and 40th KY Infantry. The old veterans were hospitably entertained and kindly greated by the citizens of that little city. A big parade Wednesday morning and a "Bean Bake" at night were among the features. The joint association of the 18th and 40th Infantry held a business session Wednesday at which Capt. J. M. Wilson of Falmouth was chosen to succeed Capt. B. T. Riggs of Cynthiana as President. The other officers were: H. F. Monroe, Falmouth first vice president; G. M. Wheeler of Oddville 2nd vice president; Jas. O. Conner, of Frankfort, Secretary. The next reunion will be held at Williamstown, 1902. Those present from Harrison County were: Capt. B. T. Riggs, G. M. Wheeler, A. G. Roper, J. D. Feeback, Henry Bradford, Joe Muntz, A .W. Spradling, John Asbury, Messers Cassell, Morris, Turner, Laughlin and R. M. Jones. Among speakers present were: Hon. L. T. Applegate, of Falmouth; Judge O. S. Dening, Mt. Olivet and Mayor Kennedy of Carlisle.

12 Oct 1901

7th Cavalry Officers Officers for the next year are: W. W. Bradley of Cincinnati, President; W. A. McGinty, Falmouth, 1st Vice President; C. F. Walters, Richmond, IN, 2nd Vice President; F. G. McGary of Danville, Adjutant; A. W. Spradling of Kelat, Treasurer. Executive Committee: Jno. W. Campbell, Carlisle; W. A. McGinty, Falmouth; O. P. Wallingford of Cynthiana. Executive Committee of the 18th and 40th are: Capt Brocht Blanchard; H. C. Morgan of Cordova; J. N. Annis, Greensburg, IN; A. K. York, Gainsville; John Asbury, Kelat; Albert Roper, Cynthiana; J. A. Fisher, Carlisle.

30 Nov 1901

Thornt Browning, 50, formerly a merchant in Falmouth, died of dysentery at his home in Lee's Summit, MO, Sunday. Buried at Lee's Summit.


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