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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 4 (search)
uence and tenderness in his reference to his old commander and friend. At the conclusion of Major Stiles' remarks the resolutions were unamiously adopted. After some remarks by Captain Louis F. Bossieux, the meeting adjourned. Memorial meeting. A Memorial Meeting was held at the Academy of Music, Sunday afternoon, April 26th. The commodious hall was filled to its utmost capacity. Lee and Pickett Camps Confederate Veterans attended in a body. Governor McKinney and Colonel William E. Tanner and ladies occupied one of the proscenium-boxes, and on the stage were the gentleman who took part in the services, the Committee of Arrangements of Lee Camp, and the singers. Opened with prayer. Colonel Alexander W. Archer, commander of Lee Camp, was master of ceremonies and introduced in a few remarks Rev. Dr. W. E. Judkins, who opened the services with prayer. Rev. Dr. Landrum read appropriate selections from the Scriptures, after which the whole assemblage, led by Capt