soon began to congregate the maimed and torn forms of those just sent forth to glory and victory. This was the trial that tested the grain and purity of our womanhood, and left it without alloy of fear or selfishness. And some of the women who wrought in home and hospital—even in trench and on the firing line—for the ‘boys,’ had never before handled aught rougher than embroidery; or seen aught more fearsome than its needle-prick. Yes, these untried women, young and old, stood fire like veteran regulars! indeed, even more bravely in moral view, for they missed the stimulus of the charge—the tonic in the thought of striking back! Again, taking Richmond as an example, because Richmond was cosmopolitan and representative of every section in its phase—we find the strangest familiarity of women with danger. Indeed, it literally bred contempt. In the early occupation of the capital, ‘Pawnee Sunday,’ scarce became a laughing by-word. The churches were crowded, and fluttering with expectant and well-dressed femininity. At that date war was a mere shadow of a name; and rigors had paled no feminine cheek, nor denuded her fluffiest gown or frill or flaunting ribbon. Richmond women were eager to inspect the flounces and furbelows of their incoming cousins. All the churches were packed; the one where Mr. Davis and his family sat under the then famous Dr. Hoge, literally overflowing to the streets. [Mr. De Leon trips in this statement in his entertaining communication. Mr. Davis was then at Montgomery, Ala., the first capital of the Confederacy, and was besides, an Episcopalian, and attended, while in Richmond, St. Paul's Church, under the ministration of the late Rev. Charles Minnigerode, D. D., of beloved memory. He was seated in St. Paul's on the Sunday of April 2, 1865, when he received from General Lee intelligence of the intention to evacuate Richmond, and this incident of the ‘Dies Irae’ of April 3, 1865, was doubtless the occasion of the lapsus memoriae of Mr. De Leon. The ludicrous Pawnee scare of Sunday, April 21, 1861, was only three days after the passing of the Ordinance of Secesson by the Virginia convention. The description of the consternation prevailing is not overdrawn; it pervaded all classes of citizens. A well-known merchant, of diminutive stature, armed with a gun on each shoulder, and a venerable and famous divine, armed with a double-barrelled shotgun, were with the frenzied throng, seen hastening
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Remarks of Captain John Lamb on March 24 , 1899 , at Richmond, Virginia , in the Hall of R. E. Lee Camp, no. 1 , C. V. In accepting, on behalf of the Camp , the portrait of General Thomas T. Munford , C. S. Cavalry .
The causes of the war [from the Sunday News , Charleston, S. C. , November 28 , 1897 .]
An able paper read by Julian L. Wells before Camp Moultrie , sons of Confederate Veterans,
Joseph Wheeler .
Parole list of Engineer troops, Army of Northern Virginia , surrendered at Appomattox C. H. , April 9th , 1865 .
Mr. John Witherspoon Dubose Reviews the failure of Confederate diplomacy.
A midnight charge [from the times-dispatch, May 16 , 1904 .]
The battle of Shiloh [from the New Orleans, la, Picayune , Sept. , 25 , 1904 .]
Presentation of the portrait of Lieut.-General Wade Hampton , C. S. Cavalry , [from the times-dispatch, September 16 , 1904 .]
Southern women in the Civil war. [from the New Orleans, la. , Picayune , June 12 , 1904 .]
Address of General Stephen D. Lee , [from the Richmond, Va. , News-leader, June 14 , 1934 .]
The battle of Gettysburg , [from the times-dispatch, April 10 , 1904 .]
Captain John Holmes Smith 's account.
Confederate States ' flags.
The Sixth Corps remote from the. Early morning attack.
Lomaxs Cavalry Division about; and Custer 's and Merritt 's divisions present advance.
The Fredericksburg artillery , Captain Edward S. Marye , [from the times-dispatch, January 8 , 1905 .]
The ironclad ram Virginia - Confederate States Navy, [from the Richmond, Va. , News-leader, April 1 , 1904 .]
Memorial day address by Major Graham Daves , at Raleigh, N. C. , May 10 , 1901 .
Sherman 's expedition from Vicksburg to Meridian , Feb. 3 , to March 6 , 1864 [from the New Orleans, la. , Picayune , July 27 , 1904 .]
The Shenandoah .
Captain James I. Waddell .
Prevarication of General Miles .
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