Features of the celebration.Incidents observed along the line of March—Notes about prominent visitors.
The parade, which was well managed throughout, while devoid of startling incidents, partook of a great many interesting features. As the soldier boys and veterans proceeded out Franklin street their march was through unbroken chains of spectators, among which the female element predominated in great numbers. The street on both sides was lined with pretty girls and their gallant beaux, who endeavored apparently to split their throats with cheers, as company after company, camp after camp would pass. The music of the merry multitude, coupled with that of the several bands in the parade, was enough to make the ‘old vets’ step spryly and toss their hats into the air as they passed the residences of well-known comrades.