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They wore the Gray.—The Southern cause Vindicated. an Address by Hon. Peter Turney, Chief justice of the Supreme court of Tennessee, before the Tennessee Association of Confederate veterans, at Nashville, August 8th, 1888. The objects of this association being social, historical and benevolent, and its labors being directed to cultivating the ties of friendship between the survivors of the armies and navies of the late Confederate States, to keeping fresh the memories of our comrades who gave up their lives for the cause they deemed right, to the perpetuation of the records of their deeds of heroism, to the collection and disposition, in the manner it deems best, of all materials, etc., we cannot and must not in anywise in the least sympathize with that spirit of seeming apology we sometimes meet. We retract nothing, and believe the cause in which our comrades fell was just; that they and we were not traitors or rebels against the authorized action of that government fro