d Miss Mary Simpson.
The presentation ceremonies over, the camp and their invited guests repaired to the banquet hall, where a fine collation was spread.
After the company had been seated and a blessing asked by Commander McCabe, there was a clatter of knives and forks, and then about one hundred and fifty who wore the gray proceeded to dispose of the elegant spread.
The following were the regular toasts and responses:
[Captain W. Gordon McCabe, Commander A. P. Hill Camp, No. 6, C. V., toast-master.]
I. Our guests.
Their worth is warrant of their welcome.
Response by Colonel John B. Purcell, of Richmond.
The Infantry of the Army of Northern Virginia.
That array of tattered uniforms and bright muskets—that body of incomparable infantry, which for four years carried the revolt on its bayonets; and which died only with its annihilation.
Response by Hon. Richard B. Davis, of Petersburg.
The Artillery of the Army of No