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The benediction.

At the conclusion of General Lee's oration the benediction was pronounced by Bishop Granberry, and the crowd dispersed.

Many of the old soldiers came up to the platform and shook hands with Mrs. Davis and her daughter, Mrs. Hayes. General Gordon, speaking for Mrs. Davis, said: ‘Comrades, Mrs. Davis says she only wishes that you all had one mouth so she could kiss it.’

Captain Frank Cunningham directed the musical part of the programme, and this was one of its most attractive features.

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