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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.9 (search)
d ownership. The monument should be carried not alone upon the shoulders of the infantry, artillery, cavalry, engineers and sailors of the Confederacy, but should be urged forward by the hearts and hands of the whole South. And wherever a northern man has a southern wife (and a good many northern men of taste have them) let him help, too, for God never gave him a nobler or richer blessing. The place for such a monument, it seems to me, should be by the side of the Confederate soldier on Libby Hill. It is not well for a man to be alone, nor woman either. To place her elsewhere would make a perpetual stag of him, and a perpetual wall-flower of her. Companions in glory and suffering; let them go down the corridors of time side by side, the representatives of a race of heroes and heroines. It has been truly said by Guizot in his history of civilization that as the women of a nation are elevated so the nation is elevated, and that the social and moral condition of woman measures the
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.27 (search)
gathered where the parade assembled, but as soon as the column moved, scattered for other points to get a second sight of the inspiring pageant. Many turned to Libby Hill, and from the escarpment just under the monument obtained a magnificent vista view of the procession as it approached down Main street with its fluttering bannethan 2,000 girls and boys—a regiment of each—adorned with Confederate colors, and many of whom assisted in drawing the figure for the monument from the depot to Libby Hill. In this contingent of juveniles were the boys from the Masonic Orphan Asylum, those from the Richmond Orphan Asylum, the lads from the Young Men's Christian Aoment, caused many persons, thousands, perhaps, to return to their homes after viewing the parade on either Broad or Main street, there was no lack of people on Libby Hill when the head of the procession reached that beautiful spot. There were not many people on the grand stand, a majority of the tickets for which were held by