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The Location of the battle Abbey decided. From the News leader, January 1, 1909. Mrs. Anne S. Green, of Culpeper, who has returned from Georgia, where she attended the United Daughters of the Confederacy convention, put before that body the following correspondence, showing how the movement to have the Confederate Battle Abbey placed in Virginia first took form, twelve years ago: Editor of the Times: The Battle Abbey of the Confederacy should be upon Virginia soil, not necessarily in Richmond, for want of space. God's acres of Confederate blood and bones, which lie under the soil along the Chickahominy, at Cold Harbor, Malvern Hill, and innumerable other points, all speak eloquently for Virginia to be chosen-this State, where the seven days fight in McClellan's On to Richmond occurred; where the flower of Southern chivalry made their pyres' of mortal remains, blood spilled then which has now become with the soil indigenous—the most fitting place to choose to make this B
The Location of the battle Abbey decided. From the News leader, January 1, 1909. Mrs. Anne S. Green, of Culpeper, who has returned from Georgia, where she attended the United Daughters of the Confederacy convention, put before that body th
rishable interest and reverence for future generations? A Confederate matron. Culpeper, Va., July 3, 1896.
My Dear Mrs. Green; Thanks for the copies of your appeal to the people in the matter of the Battle Abbey.
For myself, I cannot see the re iotism.
Believe me, very sincerely yours, V. Jefferson Davis. New York, Aug. 17, 1896. The Buckingham.
My Dear Mrs. Green; Yours came safely and read with much interest.
As I have written you already, I am with you in the Richmond view, a proper site.
I am unable to write more.
Most kindly yours, Fred. W. M. Holliday. Winchester, July 27, 1896.
Mrs. Green, whose effective agency in having the Battle Abbey placed in Virginia is justly established, in a communication publish