Encampment of Spanish War Veterans, 1913

From the Skidmore New Era, June 12, 1913, page 8:

Encampment of Spanish War Veterans.

Editor of the New Era and Graham Record — The United Spanish War Veterans of the Department of Missouri will be the guests of Col. Jay L. Torrey at Fruitville and hold their annual encampment there on June 16, 17 and 18, 1913.

Colonel Torrey will also have as guests during the encampment members of the Grand Army of the Republic, Confederate Veterans, a full company of the National Guard and a large body of Boy Scouts.

Please considerately give publicity to this meeting and invite all  Spanish War Veterans among your subscribers to send their names to Capt. Harry Landsman, Department Commander at Fruitville so that steps may be taken to organize a camp of veterans in your part of the state.

Very sincerely and truly yours, R. E. Lee, Past Dep’t Commander United Spanish War Veterans.