at. jftral, Ulxm* July 6, 1986.
Mr. Peter Hall, Atwater, Minn.
i# dear frien*:-
?he GOth /innual reunion of the surviving members of the Civil Kar Veterans of the old 1st Minnesota will bo hold at nqr hone, 8096 Dudley vonue, St* Paul, i&naeeota froa 10 to 6 e'olook en Ally 80th.
Pour years ago ay aether, Mrs* itattle a. Baseett, widow of Edward H. Saasett. Jo* 0* 1st Minnesota, Joined with ayself and wife in entertaining at my home the regiment at its 66th Annual Reunion. At that tine out of the §4 surviving a-a ore 84 answered the roll oall. ulnoe then 88 have answered to the last roll oall, leaving but 46 surviving members of the old 1st Minnesota* How many of theee 44 living meabsrs will be able to attend the 60th reunion we cannot tell but hope a goodly nunbor.
will you not drop us a line on the enclosed sheet statin* whether you will or will not be present at the reunion. This will help Ure. Baseett and aysslf in our plans for luncheon and entertainment* Xf you cannot come will you not write a short 'assuage at the bottom of this sheet to be read at the meeting. Your comrades will be looking for a aeeeage from you*
Xf you seas to either at* Paul or Minneapolis, take Oeme Harriot street oar and sat off at Boewsll Avenue* Auto wiU meet the ears at this point and take you to my homo.
lunch will be served at 18:90, followed by a short entertainment program, after which the regular business meeting will be held*
Trusting that we nay have the pleasure of meeting you on the 80th, we are