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Colored American Republican Text Book
			
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Seventh United States Volunteer Infantry; Charles Spurlock,
sergeant Company  e, Ninth Cavalry;  Ebert W. Maden, ser-
geant Company E, Ninth  Cavalry;  Charles H. Robinson, first
lieutenant Sixth Virginia Volunteers; James H. Thomas, late
first lieutenant Indiana Volunteers;  David J. Gilmer, late cap-
tain Third North Carolina Volunteer Infantry;  Robert Blake-
man, late first sergeant Company H, Eighth Illinois Volunteers;
Hamilton H. Blunt, late first lieutenant Ninth United States
Volunteer Infantry;  Thomas C. Butler, late second lieutenant
Ninth  United States Volunteer  Infantry; Macon Russell,  late
second lieutenant Eighth United States Volunteer Infantry; L.
A. Tillman, late quartermaster sergeant Seventh United States
Volunteer Infantry.
  Second lieutenants---A. M. Ray, sergeant Company F, Tenth
Cavalry; Robert L. Gough, corporal Company D, Twenty-fourth
Infantry; Wyatt Huffman, late second lieutenant Eighth United
States Volunteer Infantry;  Beverly Ferea, late first lieutenant
Seventh United States Volunteer Infantry Henry F. Walla,
commissary sergeant Ninth Cavalry; William  Blaney, late sec-
ond lieutenant Tenth United States Volunteer Infantry; Horace
F. Wheaton, private Company L, Sixth  Massachusetts Volun-
teers; George E. Payne, second lieutenant Twenty-third Kansas
Volunteers; Leander W. Hayes, late sergeant Third North Caro-
lina Volunteers; Gilford E. Campbell, late sergeant Eighth Il-
linois Volunteers; Edward B. Johnson, Tenth Cavalry.
  These two regiments will be composed of about 1,200 men
each, all of whom will be colorcd, with company officers of their
own race.
  What has President McKinley done for the Negro along mili-
tary lines, you ask? Let us see.
  He has appointed 24 Negro captains at a salary of $1,800 per
annum each, amounting to $43,200;  24 first lieutenants at a
salary of $1,500 each, amounting to $36,000; 24 second lieu-
tenants at a salary of $1,400 each, amounting to $33,600; 2
regiments of 2,400 privates at $156 each, amounting to
$374,400.    Grand total, $487,200 per annum.




			
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