Grand Army of the Republic
George Sargent Merrill, the 10th Commander-in-Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, was born at Methuen, Massachusetts, March 10, 1837. He was elected Department Commander of Massachusetts in 1875 and in 1881 he was elected Commander-in-Chief. For many years he was chairman of the pensions. He passed away at Lawrence, Masschusetts, February 17, 1900.
Final Journal of the Grand Army of the Republic, 1957. Compiled by Cora Gillis, Jamestown, New York, Past National President, Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1861-1865, Inc. and last National Secretary of the Grand Army of the Republic.
Lorraine Orton, Past Department President
Woman's Relief Corps, Aux. to GAR
Camillus, New York
November 25, 1999