And since the war numbers of them have ‘crossed the river’— Lee
, D. H. Hill
, William Smith
—and scores of others went before, and but a few months ago our grand old Chief and only President
many of them yet survive, and scores of them come to-day to pay tribute to their loved and honored old Chief, while many others though ‘absent in body are present in spirit.’
We have been at some pains to compile an accurate list of surviving Confederate generals with their present residence, and we give it below.
There may be a few omissions or inaccuracies (and we would esteem it a favor to have any needed corrections), but we believe it will be found in the main accurate and complete.