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The procession.

The dedication procession fell into line on Payne street, the head of the column resting on Court street, and the line moved at 11:30 in the following order:

Chief Marshall, Judge D. M. Chichester, and mounted aids, Captains J. Owen Berry, B. M. Mason, Fontaine Beattie, and J. H. Barnes and Drs. W. D. McWhorter and W. P. Moncure.


Carriages containing Senator John W. Daniel, orator of the day; Hon. James L. Gordon, the poet; General W. H. F. Lee, representing the Ladies Memorial Association, and the committees.

Music by the Alexandria drum corps.

R. E. Lee Camp Confederate Veterans, of Alexandria, fifty strong, under commander William A. Smoot—black suit, slouch hat, canes and badges.

Camp Marr, of Fairfax, named after Captain Marr, of Warrenton, who was killed in the raid on Fairfax Courthouse in 1861, being the first soldier killed there in the defence of the village.

Other ex-Confederates, well marshalled and presenting a veteran appearance.

R. E. Lee Camp Sons of Veterans, of Alexandria, sixty strong, commanded by Captain Samuel G. Brent—dark clothes, caps, and canes.

Before noon the line, attended by a large crowd, moved down Court street to Mechanics street, thence down Mechanics to Main street, thence up Main street to the cemetery.

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