perceptible smile on his face, replied: ‘Yes, sir! that is right; you can take your seat, Mr. Gray.’ This, ‘Old Jack's conundrum,’ was the talk of that happy, merry-hearted corps for years afterwards. Little did we ‘young rascals’—embryo Southern soldiers—then dream that our plain, ‘big-footed,’ taciturn, fearless, prayerful, tender-hearted and punctiliously polite ‘Professor of Natural Philosophy’ was to flash so soon, meteor-like, before the world as one of its greatest military heroes, and that so many of us bright, ruddy faced boys, under his matchless leadership, were to go down to death with him under the ‘Stars and Bars,’ in defense of ‘Dixie,’ the land of fair women and brave men.
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Reunion of Company D . First regiment Virginia Cavalry , C. S. A.
The question of rank.
The Medical history of the Confederate States Army and Navy
The determination of the number and condition of the surviving Confederate soldiers who were disabled by the wounds and diseases received in the Defence of the rights and Liberties of the Southern States .
Organization of a Medical relief Corps during the reunion of the United Confederate Veterans , at Chattanooga, Tennessee , July 2 , 3 , and 4 , 1890 .
From the valuable Roster of the Louisiana troops mustered into the Provisional Army Confederate States , prepared by Colonel Oscar Aroyo , Secretary of State .
Unveiling of the monument to the Richmond Howitzers
With the Oration of Leigh Robinson , of Washington, D. C.
Exercises at the Theatre .
History of the Home .
Senator Hill 's address.
Unveiling of the statue of General Ambrose Powell Hill at Richmond, Virginia , May 30 , 1892 .
March through the streets.
General Walker 's Oration.
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