Man Seeks Former Comrade in Arms
The Republicans hold a dinner in support of George A. Smith for mayor. Despite strong backing from The Times, Smith was defeated Dec. 8, 1909, by George Alexander. Alexander, in turn lost the mayor’s race to H.H. Rose in 1913.
|Dec. 4, 1909: William Davis is looking for an old friend from the Confederate Army’s 10th West Virginia Infantry after seeing his name in a story about divorce proceedings. “I have not seen him since the surrender of Lee at Appomattox Courthouse in April 1865,” Davis says.|