ourage no less than that the Confederate soldier displayed upon the field.
There is no stain upon the faith we plighted when the hard tutelage of reconstruction was ended and we renewed allegiance to the United States Government.
Our representatives are in Congress, striving with fidelity to legislate for the good of the whole country.
Once and again in recent years our sons have answered the drum beat of the Union and rallied to the flag which Washington made illustrious at Yorktown, and Scott at Lundy's Lane, and Davis at Buena Vista, and Lee at Chapultepec.
And but now, in supremest evidence that we hold the new bond of union to be one of fellowship, Virginia has tendered, for a place in the capital at Washington, a statue of her best beloved son, the flower of Southern chivalry, the lion of the Confederacy—Robert Lee.
Ah, little they knew us who deem that we would offer up his noble effigy as the pledge of a half-hearted allegiance!
And as little those who think that we wo
-79, 230; Fatality among, in Northern prisons, 100.
Ramseur, General S. D., 105, killed, 372.
Randall. James R., 338.
Randolph, Colonel, Robert, 146.
Rebels and Rebellions, 3, 7.
Reed, W. P., 117.
Reynolds, General J. F., 148.
Richmond, First Federal to enter, 152.
Rogers, Major, wounded, 114.
Rhodes, James F., 19.
Rodes, General R. E., 111.
Sadler, D. M., 174.
Sanitary Commission, Federal, 81.
Schofield, General J. M., 97.
Scott, Colonel, John, 142; General Winfield, 20.
Secession, discussed, 13. 334, 362; of Southern States, 17; prime instigators of, 19.
Seven Days Battles, Reminiscences of, 147.
Shelby, General, Joe, 117.
Sherman, General W. T., 21; his definition of war, 235.
Sickles, General D. E., 112.
Silver Grays, Service of, 309.
Slavery in the South, 15, 77; old system of contrasted with present conditions, 125.
Slavers, Last of the. Voyage of the Wanderer, 355.
Slaves, trade in, by whom instit