Anderson (SC) Intelligencer
September 11, 1860
For the Intelligencer
order of Capt. H. J. Smith, a meeting of the “Gist Riflemen” was held on the
evening of the 7th inst. On
motion of H. C. Hudgins, the following preamble and resolutions were read and
it hath pleased Almighty God in the mysterious but All-wise dispensations of
His Providence, to remove from our ranks our beloved friend and brother
soldier, J. A. Thompson; and whereas it becometh us,
at all times, to submit with humble resignation to the will of Him “who doeth
all things well.” Therefore be it
Resolved, that in the death of brother
Thompson, this Company has lost a true friend, a valuable member, and an able
Resolved, That we deeply sympathize with
his afflicted relatives in their sad bereavement.
Resolved, That in token of our respect
for our deceased brother we wear the usual badge of mourning for thirty days.
Resolved, That a blank page in our
minute book be dedicated to his memory.
Resolved, That these resolutions be
published in the Anderson Intelligencer and
N. WILLIAMS, Clerk, pro tem
September 7, 1860
[Transcribed by Sharon Strout]