tion with the torn and tattered battle-flag of the 60th Alabama.
The thirteen pretty sponsors who represented the various States, clustered around Miss Robinson, their fair hands resting on the battered flagstaff.
Attired in gowns of immaculate white, with grey uniform caps and bright, crimson sashes, the bevy of pretty girls presented an unusually attractive spectacle.
The sponsors, all Montgomery young women, were:
South Carolina—Miss Jean Craik.
Mississippi—Miss Maggie Crommelin.
Florida—Miss Joscelyn Fisher Ockenden.
Alabama—Miss Rebecca Pollard.
Georgia—Miss Katie Burch.
Louisiana—Miss Sarah H. Jones.
Texas—Miss Mattie Thorington.
Virginia—Miss Caroline Hannon.
Arkansas—Miss Mamie Holt.
North Carolina—Miss Eliza Arrington.
Tennessee—Miss Mattie Gilmer Bibb.
Missouri—Miss Alabama Brown.
Kentucky—Miss Martha E. Bibb.
Rev. Dr. Eager invoked Divine blessings for the concourse, taps were blown on a clarionet an