Issue 1 and Volume 130.

OLD VOLUNTEERS. EIGHTEEN YEARS AGO. THE LAST TRIENNIAL PARADE OF THE NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS. There are hundreds of old fire vamps not only in the city of New York, but throughout the United States, who look back with no ordinary degree of pride to the palmy days of the Volunteers. Notwithstanding the ups and downs that they passed through while in active service, there were many pleasant re-unions, the recollections of which cannot but recall old friends, many of whom have “gone to that bourne from whence no traveler returns,” while others are scattered over various sections of our country. We have therefore concluded to recall those many interesting ovents, some of which will appear in each number of the JOURNAL. Among the rank and file of the old Department could be found statesmen, judges, hankers, and merchants; in fact, no Department in the world ever had so many prominent…

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