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Southern women in the Civil war. [from the New Orleans, la., Picayune, June 12, 1904.] T. C. Deleon's eloquent tribute to their courage. What they did for wounded and suffering soldiers. The Hospital offered opportunities for heroism. The great German who wrote: Honor to woman! to her it is given To garden the earth with roses of heaven! precisely described the Confederate conditions—a century in advance. True, constant, brave and enduring, the men were; but the women set even the bravest and most steadfast an example. Nor was this confined to any one section of the country. The girl with the calico dress, of the lowland farms; the merry mountain maid, of the hill country, and the belles of society in the cities, all vied with each other in efforts to serve the men who had gone to the front to fight for home and for them. And there was no section of the South where this desire to do all they might, and more was oftener in evidence than another. In ever