The sons of Veterans.
Last in the military column came the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
R. E. Lee
Camp, No. 1, of this city, numbered about thirty men, and was under the command of Mr. W. Dean Courtney
, while R. E. Lee
Camp, No. 2, of Alexandria
, which was headed by Mr. U. S. Lambeth
, numbered about fifteen men. R. S. Chew
Camp, of Fredericksburg
, presented a splendid appearance, as fifty-four men paraded, and all of them wore the new uniforms of the organization, which are similar to those of the veteran camps.
The officers of the Fredericksburg
‘Sons’ are: James A. Turner
, commander; W. H. Merchant
, adjutant; J. F. Anderson
, first lieutenant
; John B. Cox
, second lieutenant
; F. H. Revere
, first sergeant; Thomas Larkin
, orderly sergeant.
This camp was accompanied by Bowering
's Band of twenty-three pieces.
The members of the Board of Aldermen and City Council, who rode in hacks, brought up the rear of the line, which was followed by vehicles of every description, which contained people who were going to the unveiling.