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Addendum to Sparta Alliance No. 218 Minute Book

Date: 1905 - 1906 | Identifier: 560.1.a
An addendum to the Sparta Alliance No. 218 Minute Book. The separate sheets of paper contain the names of 106 applicants for veterans' crosses of honor. Unfortunately, there is no identification of the war for which the crosses were being awarded, although several of the names do appear in published Civil War rosters. The Old Sparta Farmers' Alliance strongly supported the Edgecombe County Alliance and had a fraternal relationship with the local Granges. Although the Alliance was not a charitable organization, the group frequently voted to assist members who had experienced personal catastrophes. more...