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A. B. C. F. M.American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.
A. C.Amherst College.
Acad.Academy.
Adj.Adjunct, Adjutant.
A. E. F.American Expeditionary Forces.
A. H. M. S.American Home Missionary Society.
Amer.American.
Amer. S. S. UnionAmerican Sunday School Union.
Ap.April.
a. p.Acting pastor.
Assoc.Association.
Asst.Assistant.
Atty.Attorney.
Aug.August.
b.Born.
B. C.British Columbia.
Bd.Board.
Bib.Biblical.
Brev.Brevet.
Brig.Brigade, Brigadier.
Bro.Brother, Brothers.
B. W. I.British West Indies.
C. A.Coast Artillery.
Cal.California.
Capt.Captain.
Cav.Cavalry.
C., B. and Q. R. R.Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad.
Ch.Child, Children, Church.
C. I.Colored Infantry.
Co.Company, County.
C. of H. D.Certificate of Honorable Distinction.
Col.Colonel, Colorado.
Coll.College.
Com.Committee.
Conf.Confederate.
Cong.Congregational, Congregationalist.
Conn.Connecticut.
Corp.Corporal.
C. O. T. S.Central Officers' Training School.
C. S. A.Confederate States Army.
d.or D.Died.
D.December.
da.Daughter, daughters.
Dept.Department.
D. S.Divinity School.
Ed.Edited, Editor, Education.
Est.Established.
F.February.
F. A.Field Artillery.
F. A. O. T. S.Field Artillery Officers' Training School.
F. A. R. C.Field Artillery Reserve Corps.
Grad.Graduate, Graduation.
H. I.Hawaiian Islands.
H. M.Home Missionary.
Hon.Honorable, honorary, honoris.
Hosp.Hospital.
Hq.Headquarters.
H. S.High School.
Inf.Infantry.
Inst.Institute.
Int.Internal.
Jan.January.
Je.June.
Jy.July.
Lang.Language.
Lieut.Lieutenant.
L. S.Law School.
m. or M.Married.
M. A. C.Massachusetts Agricultural College.
Maj.Major.
Mch.March.
Md.Maryland.
Me.Maine.
M. E.Methodist Episcopal.
Med.Medical, medicine.
Meth.Methodist.
Mfr.Manufacturer.
Mgr.Manager.
Miss'yMissionary.
Mo.Missouri.
Mos.Months.
M. S.Medical School.
M. V. M.Massachusetts Volunteer Militia.
N.November.
Nat.National.
N. B.New Brunswick.
N. B. A.National Bank Association.
N. E.New England.
Neb.Nebraska.
No.North.
N. T.New Testament.
O.October, Ohio.
Ont.Ontario.
Ore.Oregon.
O. T. S.Officers' Training School.
p.Pastor.
Penn.Pennsylvania.
P. Inst.Polytechnic Institute.
Polit.Political.
P. Q.Province of Quebec.
P. R.Porto Rico.
Prep.Preparatory.
Presb.Presbyterian.
Prin.Principal.
Priv.Private.
Prof.Professor.
Prop.Proprietor.
Prot.Protestant.
Pub.Published, publisher.
Q.Quarterly.
Q. M.Quartermaster.
Q. M. C.Quartermaster Corps.
r.Resides, resided.
Regt.Regiment.
Rev.Revenue, Reverend.
R. I. S. P. C. A.Rhode Island Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
R. O. T. C.Reserve Officers' Training Corps.
R. P. I.Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
s.Supply.
s. or S.Son, sons.
S.September.
San.Sanitary.
S. A. T. C.Student Army Training Corps.
Sec.Secretary.
Sem.Seminary.
Sergt.Sergeant.
So.South.
Soc.Society.
S. O. T. C.Student Officers' Training Corps.
s. s.Stated supply.
S. S.Sabbath School.
Supt.Superintendent.
Surg.Surgeon.
Ter.Territory.
T. H.Territory of Hawaii.
T.I.Theological Institute.
T., P. and W. R. R.Toledo, Peoria and Western Railroad.
Tr.Translated.
T. S.Theological Seminary.
U.University.
Unit.Unitarian.
Univs.Universities.
U. P. R. R.Union Pacific Railroad.
U. S.United States.
U. S. A.United States Army.
U. S. A. A. C.United States Army Ambulance Corps.
U. S. A. A. S.United States Army Ambulance Service.
U. S. C. I.United States Colored Infantry.
U. S. C. T.United States Colored Troops.
U. S. M. C.United States Marine Corps.
U. S. N.United States Navy.
U. S. N. R. F.United States Naval Reserve Force.
U. S. V.United States Volunteers.
Vol.Volume, Volunteer.
w. c.Without charge.
Wis.Wisconsin.
W. S. S.War Savings Stamps.
yr.Year.

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