Surgical and Gynoecological Association, at the meeting held in Nashville, Tenn., November 13, 1889. by Hunter McGUIRE, M. D., Ll.D., Late Medical Director, Stonewall Jackson (2d) Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C. S. A.
Mr. President and Fellows of the Southern Surgical and Gynoecological Association, Ladies and Gentlemen:
what poet like Poe, what scientist like Matthew F. Maury, what statesman like Jefferson, what jurist like Benjamin, what divine like Hoge, what soldier like Stonewall Jackson, what surgeon like Sims?
And the women—how can I describe them!
They were as cultured as they were refined; they were as beautiful as they were queenly, thelieve, let the deeds of arms that have passed into history speak.
Examine the details of the well-contested battlefields and see if such a declaration is true.
Jackson, Lee, Johnson, Claiborne, Stuart and Forrest!
What tender thoughts, what hallowed associations gather around the names of these bright stars in the Southern cons