When General Early
was seen to enter the circle the people set up a great yell, and the General
was met by scores of old officers and privates, who gave him an affectionate greeting and escorted him to the stand.
were all cheered when they appeared on the stand.
did not arrive until the public exercises had begun.
He was escorted to the stand by Dr. Cullen
, and so great an ovation did he receive Colonel Anderson
had to stop speaking for fully two minutes.