The lost cause.
A Masterly vindication of it by Judge J. A. P. Campbell. in an Address delivered at Canton, May 1, 1874, on the occasion of the Decoration of the graves of Confederate soldiers.
Ladies and gentlemen,—We have assembled to commemorate the day set apart among us as a memorial of the Confederate struggle for independence.
The observance of memorials of great epochs is proper and sanctioned by custom.
People usually celebrate their successes—we, our grand effort for freedom and right, which deserved, but did not achieve success.
There is danger that, with the lapse of time and change of circumstances amid the cares of life, the survivors of the Confederate cause may forget, or neglect, the duty they owe to those who fell victims to the contest and to themselves.
It is right to keep alive, by repeated consideration, the spirit of patriotism which inspired our Southern movement and led to the sacrifice of the brave soldiers of our cause, whose graves we will this
Butler, Capt. Y. N., 152, 168.
Byrne's Battery, 58, 59, 61.
Byron, Lord, 432.
Cabell, Col., Geo. C., 223.
Cabell, Prof. J. L, 58.
Caldwell's History of Gregg's Brigade, cited, 21, 22.
Calder, James, 175.
Calhoun, John C., 254, 282; monument to, 396.
Callahan, Lt., 174.
Camden District, S. C., Heroes of, 1776-1861, 3, 5, 7; Battle of, 10, 12.
Campbell, Col. A. W., 314.
Campbell, James, 396.
Campbell, Hon. John A., 318.
Campbell, Hon. J. A. P., 232, 275.
Campbell, Gen., Wm., 12.
Campbell, Lt. W. F., 59.
Cambridge University, 13.
Cameron, Simon. 57, 83.
Camps—Cobb, 181; Connor, 151; Gadberry, 152; Lee, 47; Pettigrew, 152.
Canby, Gen. E. R. S., 216.
Cannon made by the C. S. A., 258.
Canton, Miss., Decoration of graves at, 232.
Caps, Percussion, made by C. S. A., 287.
Carbonari, Christine, 447.
Carey, Lt., James, 92.
Carrington, Major I. H., 273.
Carrol, John, 9; Thomas, 9.
Carroll, Col., 71.