Department of Kansas, G.A.R. to the 36th National Encampment, Washington DC, Oct. 1902. Transcribed by Carolyn Ward, 1997.
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Pictured at top -- left to right:

Commander-in-Chief, ELL TORRENCE.
Senior Vice, JOHN McELROY.

Pictured at bottom -- E. F. Ware.

Kansas has furnished a Commissioner of Pensions, Major E. F. Ware, in whose record as a soldier and a citizen we are proud. When he wore his country's uniform he did his duty. As a citizen of Kansas he has always done his duty. As Commissioner of Pensions we believe he will do his duty.