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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General P. R. Cleburne. Dedication of a monument to his memory at Helena, Arkansas, May 10th, 1891. (search)
General P. R. Cleburne. Dedication of a monument to his memory at Helena, Arkansas, May 10th, 1891. oration by General George W. Gordon. May 10th, 1891, which was observed as decoration day at Helena, Arkansas, and also witnessed the dedication of the monument erected, to the memory of the gallant General Patrick Ronayne Cleburne, by the devoted exertions of the patriotic ladies of the Phillips County Memorial Association. The reverential occasion convened numerous gallant veterans from a distance, including many from Memphis, Tennessee. At 2:10 o'clock P. M., the services were opened in the Opera House by General James C. Tappan, master of ceremonies. An impressive prayer was offered by Rev. C. H. Lockwood. Mrs. J. B. Pillow, then, in behalf of the Memorial Association, in a brief address extended a hearty welcome to the visitors. Miss Eva Coolidge then sang, with touching effect, the sacred solo Cavalry. After benediction by Rev. Mr. Lockwood, the procession formed