Department of Kansas, G.A.R. to the 36th National Encampment, Washington DC, Oct. 1902. Transcribed by Carolyn Ward, 1997.
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Department Commander Loomis in planning for the Washington trip arranged for and took four musical organizations, namely: Caman Military Band of Winfield; Hays Military Band of Hays; Sterling Military Band of Sterling, and the Modoc Club of Topeka; in all comprising 128 musicians. All four organizations participated in the parade.