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Spec al Reuniot
VtyL. 1? NO. tU. Weekly, Established IMO; Dally, Jea.lt, 19?I.
B I -:- THE SM
WS?AM "Forsooth, it may delight thee
^?Hip^M hereafter to remember these things."
If?||?| Thus wrote Virgil of the soldiers of
Wtf^P^l Aeneas. The sweetest memories are
^S^^^^ those of travail, illumined by love, lt
^^^^^m? delights the Confederate soldiers to
J?lgf! gather to discuss the days in which they
^???1???? followed the "Starry Cross" until the
setting. And it delights Anderson to
entertain the old soldiers of South
^?si^??sfl? Carolina this year upon the occasion of
?^ iliS?s?l their annual reunion for Anderson gave
jpjg g^^y of her noblest sons to the cause of lib
gg^w* For all time, those who have en
countered hardships together, . those
who have trudged together along the
weary marches, those who have stood
?? ; B? ''. ?' 'M Y/!.K> IKIV^ ;:.-;] the
??est be th* tte that wnfla captured booty, have loved to as
our heart* m n?re; semble, and, recounting their hardships
The fellowship o? kindred mimte 7 ? r
ia like to thafc above and pleasures cast a tear for the equally
Before our Father ? throne brave ones who fell along the line,
we pour our ardent prayers; There is no comradeship like that
Our fears, our honet? our alms are one . , , ? ?
oar comforts and our cares of the men who have stood together in
. , battle where "death saluted them."
We share our mutual woes ...
our mutu?i burdens bear Whatever differences may hive existed
And ott for each other, flows . ' ' V j/". , ?
pur sorrow ami our tears along other lines, this tie could not be
when we asunder part ? severed. The sv.> /ivors meet together
"*/??.Ki?S^ not only for the pleasure to themselves,
And hope to meet ?gain DUt to sing to the praises of those who
Tb> glorious hop? revive? marched "to de^th gaily as a festival."
our conroge ny the way History records civil war in all lands
While each in expectation lives ... xt_
Ami longa to ?ce the day and ages, but none to compare with the
Km?, sorrow, toil ?nd pa.?. War of Secession, in the gigantic scale
AM sin we ehaii be tree Upon which it was waged. On one side
And perfect love and friendship reign . ... . , ,
ThrouBh un eternity the total enlistment was overtwo and
one-half millions, agal.ist only six hun
dred thousand on *he other; while the
deaths from ali causes on the side of
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i Number, Complimenta
I.." Vi "1,111 i ,.."?.n m. i i, ,?M .
ANDERSON, S. C., TUESDAY MORNING, MAY 26, 19
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the victors amoAinted to nearly four
hundred thousand^ against two hun
dred thousand on the side of the van
But the great difference between
the civil war of the United States and
those of all other countries, tests upon
the course p?rsu^fcy both victors and
vanquished, af ter the close of hostilities
The terms of surrender were honorable
and even liberal. CK course there were
men on both sides: who were , zealous
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WONUMENT AT ANDERSON
Built by the Efforts of the. Women of City and Coun'/
and extreme, but the good judgment of
the majority on both sides made it pos
sible for all who had fought the gov
ernment to exercise the full rights of
citizenship under that government
within a very few years after the final
surrender; all, save one, for President
ry to the |/. C. V.
1 to 8
PRICE FIVE CENTS
$5.00 PER ANNUM
Jefferson Davis was never permitted to
again become a citizen of the republic
which he had previously served with
One may search in vain for any oth
er country in which monuments boldly
hold high their hf?ads, in commemora
tion pf those who lost in a cviil struggle
and yet in the United States today one
may go to one hundred and fifty cities
grateful tributes to those who defended
the Lost Cause. In this reunited coun
try there are Confederate monuments
in five States which did not secede, one
in Chicago and one in New York
In other land? the vanquished dar
ed not assemble save with tfre utmost
a ri w ** re v rr?f t ?$I
hat brave women, "without
vvhoss heroic, devotion no such s^ri?gg?e
could have been possible, began ar-~
ranging to care for the graves of their
dead ones, and not long thereafter the
local organizations of former soldiers
began forming. Now there is no Con
federate grave known in all the South
whereon a flower is not placed at
least once a year by these loving hands.
And the President of this reunited
country of ours is a son of a Confedrate
sympathizer and spent his boyhood in
the city where Secesson- was cradled.
It was with Anderson troops that
the brother-in-law of th? present chief
executive of the reunited nation served
in the armies of the Confederacy.
We believe that the first reunion of
Confederate survivors was held in this
county, in a few weeks after the surren
Should auld ncqaatntaflut. be io.
And never brought to mind?
Should auld acaualntanee be fot,
And the days of Auld Lan* Syne
For Auld Lang Syn? ,my dear,
For Auld Laug Syne,
We'll take a eup of kindness yet.
For Auld Lang Sync,
We tent ba'e run about the braca,
And pu'd the gowans ?he,
And we've wandered many a weary
Sin* Auld I*ng Syne
, v ?yC f :
' We twa ha'e paidtet I' the burn
From morning sun till1 dine;
But aeas between ua braid ha'e roared
Sin' Auld Lang Syne
And there's a hand, my trusty friend'
And gle's a band o' tbibe.
And we'll tak ea right gude willie1
For Auld Lang Syne,
And Burely you'll be your pint-atouo
And surely I'll be mine. ?
And we'll take a cup o' kindness yat
For Auld Lan? Brno,