e in the arrangements for the day:
Ladies' Committee on Invitation: Mrs. David Callender, Mrs. W. S. Simpson, and Mrs. S. H. Marks.
Ladies' Committee on Reception: Mrs. W. S. Simpson, Mrs. S. H. Marks, and Mrs. J. M. Wyche.
On Invitation: Dr. W. E. Harwood (chairman), J. F. McIlwaine, R. M. Dobie, J. M. Newcomb and J. F. Jones.
On Reception: J. S. Northington (chairman), W. E. Badge, J. E. Caldwell, E. C. Bass, D. D. Atkins, George W. Hall, G. B. Gill, O. B. Morgan, and J. T. Parham.
The memorial column is of granite, of very handsome proportions, and stands thirty feet in height upon the apex of Memorial Hill.
It was erected by the Petersburg Granite-Quarrying Company, under the immediate supervision of Mr. George Lumsden, of Richmond.
Its site is a commanding one and its surroundings beautiful.
Near by stands the superb mausoleum of General Mahone.
It has a base and two semi-bases, aggregating five feet in height; a die