and in that held in Macon, Ga.
, Nov. 9th, 1905, his presence was signal in its inspiring influence.
He introduced a series of resolutions urging the Legislature of Georgia to make a liberal appropriation ‘as one of the original thirteen States’ to be properly represented at the Ter-centenary Celebration in May, 1907, of the first permanent settlement of the Anglo-Saxon
race in America
, at Jamestown
He witnessed also the laying of the corner stone at Macon, Ga.
, of the first monument to the women of the South
, who embody all of feminine virtue and blessing.
He is also vice-president of the John B. Gordon
Nor is the zeal of Mrs. Park
to be less regarded.
She is continuously re-elected the Regent for the State of Georgia
of the Confederate Memorial
Literary Society, whose inestimable treasures are preserved in what was the White House
of the Confederacy
in this city, the whilom residence of President Jefferson Davis
is the daughter of the late Dr. George
R. and Cornelia
, formerly of Richmond, Virginia
. Mrs. Hendree
, who died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Park
, January 6th, 1906, in the 84th year of her age, was the daughter of the late Edward Courtenay
and Caroline Matilda (Brinton
The father a distinguished lawyer, born in Baltimore, Md.
, having moved to the South
, impressed himself by his abilities in a long life, and was revered as the Nestor of the Georgia
was the mother of three daughters and an only son: Mrs. Park
, Mrs. Georgia Hendree Burton
, the wife of Right Rev'd Lewis William Burton, D. D.
, for years the beloved rector of the appealing St. John's Church, Richmond, Va.
, and the first Bishop
of the Diocese, of Lexington, Ky.
, which was organized in January, 1896, and of Mrs. Harrison
, the wife of Col. Z. D. Harrison
, the Clerk
of the Supreme Court of Georgia
The son, Edward Paine Hendree
, a gallant youth, fell at the age of 19 years in the sanguinary battle of the Wilderness
, May 5th, 1864, in the command of the company from Macon county, Ala.
, 61st Alabama Infantry, C. S. A.
It is to be hoped that the continuous efforts of Capt. Park
will eventuate in the publication of a history of the 12th Alabama adequate to its deserts as so nobly attested.—R. A. Brock