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Rest on Stonewall — faithful to cross and country, your warfare is over, your crown is won.

Let us weep in darkness, but not weep for him--

Not for him who ascended Fame's ladder so high,
From the round at the top, he stepped off to the sky.

Deep in the affections of the Army of Northern Virginia, Jackson is buried. The mountains of old Rockbridge are the sentinels upon the watchtower.

Then striking the harp of his country, his soldier angels being the choir, may this Society join me as I sing--

Go sleep, with the sunshine of fame on thy slumbers,
‘Till waked by some hand less unworthy than mine.

The above address of General Lee was delivered in the State capitol to a crowded audience, who greeted him with frequent and enthusiastically repeated applause.

General Early presided, in the absence of the President (General W. H. F. Lee) and all of the Vice-Presidents of the Association.

The officers of last year, with the addition of General Bradley T. Johnson as one of the Vice-Presidents, were unanimously reelected.

General Early presented a feeling and appropriate tribute to the memory of General John B. Hood, which was unanimously adopted, and ordered to be spread on the record.

The banquet.

After the speaking was over, the Association and their invited guests repaired to Levy's Hall, where a spendid banquet was spread, and eloquent and telling speeches were made in response to toasts by Colonel Charles S. Venable, Colonel John M. Patton, Jr., D. G. Tyler, of the old Rockbridge artillery; James N. Dunlop, of the old Fourth Virginia cavalry; Judge Theo. S. Garnett, Rev. Dr. J. E. Edwards, William Kean, of the old Richmond howitzers; Major J. Horace Lacy and others.

As a specimen of the character of the speeches, and at the request of a number of comrades, we will give in full in our next number the speech of James N. Dunlop, Esq., in response to a toast to the cavalry.

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