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A pathetic incident.

There were several incidents yesterday that were pathetic in the extreme. One of them was remarkable as an evidence of the deep feeling that years cannot obliterate. As General E. M. Law, who was on horseback in the advance, and wore his old Confederate uniform, passed General's Lee house there was a slight commotion on the sidewalk. It was an old veteran, feeble and almost blind, who had fought with Law. When he saw his old commander pass he cried, ‘There's Law! God bless him. Raise me and let me see him.’ He staggered to his feet, and waving his old hat, in a weak [291] voice cheered the gallant South Carolinian. It is such scenes as this that make such a day more of a reality than a pageant.

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