of this picture, four years later, both soldier and citizen are standing calmly in the sunshine of the peaceful June day. ‘Not in anger, not in pride’ do they look into our faces. At the left Judge Olin, with the cane, is standing behind a boy in a white shirt and quaint trousers who almost wistfully is gazing into the distance, as if the call of these mighty events had awakened in him a yearning for fame. To his left are Generals Thomas, Wilcox, Heintzelman, Dyer, and other veterans of many a hard-fought field who can feel the ‘march of conscious power’ of which Lowell speaks. And the women with the flaring crinoline skirts and old-fashioned sleeves certainly may join in the ‘far-heard gratitude’ this celebration was to express. After fifty years their emotions are brought home to the reader with the vividness of personal experience by the art of the photographer.
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