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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 3 (search)
squeness tended to remind those there assembled of the unveiling of the statue last May. Just as the line passed out of Franklin street it was reviewed by Governor McKinney and Mayor Ellyson from the porch of Mr. R. W. Powers's elegant residence, the last on the street, while a youth in the yard below held aloft a beautiful silkell so free of crime. An angel's tongue, an angel's mouth, Not Homer's, could alone for me Hymn well the great Confederate South— Virginia first and Lee. Governor McKinney speaks. Governor McKinney responded to the next sentiment, Virginia— She holds as a sacred trust the ashes of her dead; she feeds with bounteous hand her Governor McKinney responded to the next sentiment, Virginia— She holds as a sacred trust the ashes of her dead; she feeds with bounteous hand her living sons; she looks with calm hope to a better future. If honor calls, where'er she points the way, the sons of honor follow and obey.—Churchill. The speaker began by saying he had listened with pleasure to Major Stringfellow's oration. Virginia had on every occasion been able to furnish a man to meet the emergency. Whe
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 4 (search)
ate impression of his eloquence and tenderness in his reference to his old commander and friend. At the conclusion of Major Stiles' remarks the resolutions were unamiously adopted. After some remarks by Captain Louis F. Bossieux, the meeting adjourned. Memorial meeting. A Memorial Meeting was held at the Academy of Music, Sunday afternoon, April 26th. The commodious hall was filled to its utmost capacity. Lee and Pickett Camps Confederate Veterans attended in a body. Governor McKinney and Colonel William E. Tanner and ladies occupied one of the proscenium-boxes, and on the stage were the gentleman who took part in the services, the Committee of Arrangements of Lee Camp, and the singers. Opened with prayer. Colonel Alexander W. Archer, commander of Lee Camp, was master of ceremonies and introduced in a few remarks Rev. Dr. W. E. Judkins, who opened the services with prayer. Rev. Dr. Landrum read appropriate selections from the Scriptures, after which the who
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Southern Historical Society: its origin and history. (search)
. North Carolina—Hon. R. H. Smith. Alabama—Admiral Raphael Semmes, Colonel G. A. Henry, Jr., Colonel T. B. Roy, Captain E. Thornton Taylor. Texas—Colonel A. W. Speight, Major F. Charles Hume, Major D. F. Holland. South Carolina—General M. C. Butler, Major C. H. Suber. Kentucky—Colonel William Preston Johnston. Maryland—H. C. Turnbull, Jr. Mississippi—General W. T. Martin, Major D. W. Flowerre, Captain J. E. Leigh. Missouri—Colonel W. H. H. Russell. Tennessee—Colonel John A. McKinney, General W. Y. C. Humes, General A. W. Campbell, Rev. J. H. Bryson, W. A. Collier, Samuel Mansfield, Colonel Polk Johnson. Virginia—General Henry Heth, General D. H. Maury, Governor John Letcher, General Fitzhugh Lee, General Eppa Hunton, General Thomas T. Munford, Colonel R. E. Withers, General James H. Lane, General Gabriel C. Wharton, General R. D. Lilley, Dr. J. L. M. Curry, Rev. J. William Jones, Colonel C. S. Venable, Colonel John A. Sloan, General W. R. Terry,