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Picturesque features—notes and observations on men and flags, &C.

When the head of the great column reached the top of the Mainstreet hill, the view, looking down the street, was picturesque in the extreme. A surging crowd of gazers made a thick, dark border on either side of the roadway, hemming in the moving column. Hundred on hundred of bayonets glinted in the noon-day sun, and everywhere the colors of the Confederacy mingled with the Stars and Stripes.

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