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[357] MarylandH. C. Turnbull, Jr.

MississippiGeneral W. T. Martin, Major D. W. Flowerre, Captain J. E. Leigh.

MissouriColonel W. H. H. Russell.

TennesseeColonel John A. McKinney, General W. Y. C. Humes, General A. W. Campbell, Rev. J. H. Bryson, W. A. Collier, Samuel Mansfield, Colonel Polk Johnson.

VirginiaGeneral Henry Heth, General D. H. Maury, Governor John Letcher, General Fitzhugh Lee, General Eppa Hunton, General Thomas T. Munford, Colonel R. E. Withers, General James H. Lane, General Gabriel C. Wharton, General R. D. Lilley, Dr. J. L. M. Curry, Rev. J. William Jones, Colonel C. S. Venable, Colonel John A. Sloan, General W. R. Terry, General William Terry, Colonel William Preston Johnston, Colonel Robert T. Preston, F. R. Farrar, General B. H. Robertson, Captain J. W. C. Davis and General J. A. Early.

The Committee on Permanent Organization recommended the following officers, who were unanimously elected:

PresidentGovernor John Letcher, of Virginia.

First Vice-PresidentAdmiral Semmes, of Alabama.

Second Vice-PresidentGeneral G. T. Beauregard, of Louisiana.

Third Vice-PresidentGeneral W. Y. C. Humes, of Tennessee.

SecretaryRev. J. William Jones, of Virginia.

Assistant SecretaryMajor John A. A. West, of Georgia.

During the afternoon session General Early delivered an address, ‘setting forth the duties that had devolved on the survivors of the Confederate army and navy in reference to the history of the late war.’

August 15th, the Committee on Business appointed the previous day, consisting of Admiral Semmes (chairman), General Fitzhugh Lee, General Maury, General Hebert, Colonel John McKinney, General Wilcox, General Butler, General Martin, General Early, Colonel Venable, and Colonel Wm. Preston Johnston, made the following report, which was adopted:

Resolved, i. That the headquarters of the Southern Historical Society be transferred to Richmond, Virginia.

2. That the Convention, in order to carry out the purposes proposed by the Executive Committee of the Southern Historical Society, at New Orleans, proceed to reorganize the Society, with the object and

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