Photo courtesy of the Kansas Historical Society

Photo courtesy of the Kansas Historical Society

This sepia colored photograph shows members from the Grand Army of the Republic, O.B. Gardner Post of Gardner. The members have been identified, front row: Chamberlin, Dr. Armstrong, White, Elston, Herman, Anderson, Ward, William Hutton. Middle row: McShane, Bromwell, Limbert, Nichols, Bray, Frasier, A.J. Foster, Tom Hutton. Back row: Essex (Commander in Civil War), McClinock, Rhodes, Landsdown, Money, George Reese, Rev. Dice (Methodist preacher). The Grand Army of the Republic was organized at the close of the Civil War by veterans of the Union Army as a fraternal organization that provided support to veterans. Date: 1910.