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a life that God created but we do soKith so sowith soW1th
with his sanction sancti n that a Higher lifemay life lifemay lifemay
may live So in a defensive war a awar awar
war 1 for the th protection of the home and andfireside IUtd1Jreakle andSa
F Sa fireside esld for the preservation of the thehigher theMg
higher Mg er ideate of government for the thesurvival theS11irivaJ thesurivai
survival of the great principles of free freedom freedom freee ¬
e i dom we have the divine sanction and andthe andthe
the larger the sacrifice the more priced price priceless priceless ¬
d less the boon boonThe boonThe boonThe
The spirit that animated these men mento mento mento
to lay down their lives if necessary necessaryfor necessaryou
ou for a principle which this monument monumentIs
Is Intended to consecrate in the prov providence provldence providence ¬
1 idence of God still survives survivesThat survivesThat
That war was for the exerolse of ofthe oftJheraserved ofti
wfl ti the tJheraserved reserved rights guaranteed to the thestates thesfiates
I Istates
states under un er the constitution constitutionThe
1 The exercise of these rights by the thegovernors thefl thegovernors
fl governors of the southern states at atthis attIhls atthis
this very time in a larger sense and anda
a more wholesome manner than was wasever waever wasever
ever before performed and the very veryerection veryereotIon veryerection
erection of f these monuments to our ourtainted oursllnted ou ousainted r
tainted heroes all over our land are in inthemselves inthemselves inthemselves
themselves proofs that those of us now nowliving nowlIiTing
1 living enjoy a larger measure of fre2rdom free freedom frerclom ¬
dom and Dd a greater tolerance of opineion opine opin1loa opinLlaD
loa than that possessed by any othernatIn other otheriMLtien otherDtJen
iMLtien at any other time in the theworlds theworlds
worlds history and these truths tell tellus teUUS tellus
us that the war drums of 1860 did not notbeat notl no noI t
l beat in vain vainLargely vainLargely vainLargely
Largely by virtue of that strugglethis struggle strugglethis strugglef
f this nation is stronger today in all allthe allt allthe
t the cardinal virtues ordained in its itsorganic i iI itsp
I organic laws than it was when ourforefathers our ourforefathers ourI
forefathers I consecrated it to theworld the theworld theIi
Ii world as a child of freedom freedomAnd freedomAnd freedomAnd
And in it all the women played playedpaurt a apart
L part a large a most conspicuous 00 nspi cu us pair partTheir pairTheir pariTheir
Their part has been beautifully en enBhrined enshrlned enshrined
Bhrined in verse verseLet verseiLet verset verseLet
Let me read you a story that is old oldvery oldvery oldvery
very old
A story that has often been told and andretold andretold andretold
retold retoldAnd retold1And retoldlAnd
And yet is as bright and as new as asthe asthe asthe
the sun sunXDr sunOrtlhe sunOr
XDr Ortlhe the dew ew in the spring when the day dayis dayIs
is begun begunthe begunIDlstbest begunTips
Tips IDlstbest the story ry of women fair women womenand womeni womenand
i and andtrue andtrueWl true trueWbose trueWhosehome
Whosehome Wbose Wl se home in the thesouthiand southland where wheresilcies whereskies heresMas
skies are so blue blueWfeara blueWJ1twe blueSkere
Wfeara the flowers bloom always the theWrda theWlrlls th e eMrda
Wrda ever sing singted singDtt
< A ted Dtt d rewards rar s are enjoyed enjQ ed that virtue virtuer
r oan bring3w brin brinThe bring bringIDhe
3w e ea
a ° The south in her hargljrybefore herglory glory before the thelong theJ thelong
long J lllg war warGame warO warfOa
fOa O Game eto e to scourge her and leave her herwith herW1tb herwith
with wound und and with w th scarWaa scar scarWas soarWu
Was blessed with men gallant andwomen and andwomen andWQmen
women most fairq fair fairIVihoae fairCiJDe
q IVihoae home CiJDe was their watchword watchwordand
and loved ones their care carehoa careWI careilen
WI hoa GD war came and outrage who bidthe bid bidvthe bidtJ
vthe tJ the e Ate Caen ei go goAnd go4nd o olstanCfGr
And lstanCfGr and for their country in wealMl weal wealand wealI
< I
Ml and in woe woeWbo woeCi woeWho
Who Ci waited w ted and prayed prayedfer for their lov loved lo loooes loved ¬
ed oaes on away awayGoas Il awayCostaae WIl7ei
< Goas Costaae e4 l with ttlt their 1b 4ran anguish angu bh h and andlonging anaiell an l llengbg
longing iell ag each Nt day day1ID1AIS slay1Bwws dayTwos
Twos tIle woman I God Goi1 bless s them themthe tJhemt1 themtbey
tbey the t1 estInoci > y straxt d for wtile the right rithtlie ri rightSflaa ht htD
lie man died fa D glory y lntJ in the e iIiHIt h ftt of ofthe aftnteApt ofhe
the tnteApt tnteAptBet fight fightDvt A kt ktIHt
Bet the tit woman sore e trained in IR sag sagrow sorrow SQrI1G ¬
row I1G anfl nla Ili want wnitthe WlAit1tP1romt wantFrom
P1romt From the te floor fought frtiUItg t the wolf so sogrim sog soRid
grim g lDtDds and Rid so gaunt gauntTEut gatInttine ftidin ftidinYrdt
TEut tine never ra a word of complaint co coeld coeldI Cole Coleone M Mone
I one hear hearFnwa arI hearIPrmm
I Fnwa remprhtlon privation and an want shed they theynever the theDe theynebr s
never De r a tear tearthey tearAlDititey tearAced
Aced AlDititey they worked for their own But Buttheir ButtJ Buttheir t
their tJ lr warriors bold boldiUr boldljrp8
ljrp8 iUr 40 I fight for their homes to have haveand haveRiel haveand
and to hold holdthe holdWi holdt
A When Wi al1 the carnage was over and sol soldiers soldllars solBiers ¬
Biers came back backTo baokIDot backTo
To IDot the e remnants of homes in the ene enemys enems en enmys e ¬
mys track trackTba traoktID trackTine
tID Tine c Woman wCiDtan May blessings blessingsfrom from the theband theihrula th thhad e
band oc o God fall fallOa flllj fallOa
Oa j the tl e women who met them and andwelcomed and1eioomed an anwelcomed d L
welcomed them all allgsrftot aUI
Vt e gsrftot reM yo yon t1 oh women we South Southrons Southrc Southrots ¬
rots rc RLS today todayAs todayIAlstate todayj
j lA IAlstate As tbe ojnoens J1 of our homos o or r wog wogand work workva4 worklR4 k
and o our it play playFw pkyPw
1 Fw r truth fnI and for parity for virtue virtuewatt virtuelaaC vtrtua e
watt a love doveIhiess iloeW loveiaias
W iaias you and aMli1l1laoGr hooor h r you all allIDr allleItge allleItgeI pole poleboe e
I boe boelIDa ie ieDc
IDr 1 NuaMaUy I president of the tbeCG tbeCGl Co Cmloin Coliuuniii
l liuuniii loin Oottcve 0eII f at uLdte Luke City and aMll5 Is 1sC7or a aOuuMerate I Ite
OuuMerate C7or derate te veteran fcavtag har a1ltD + lmug partici particiIn rtici rticipstM
pstM In Ii tbe be heroic + roic straggle str a from the theto thelI t taK
lI aK lICto to Its dose He ts from froma f ftQeryka tom
tQeryka a atatJetbat state srr > Lte that Is prolific pr olte in giv givfctrth gtvSirtp v v1Iir
Sirtp l fctrth 1Iir to roan sons r who rho hare Meow acikv acikvfame achieved achievedwisudgiful ed
ow wisudgiful 11i M fame la I the the6ehl field of oratory oratoryOr oratoryaally
Or Ntntaaltr ua uarrpiedld aally rtTJ emJoys a joys in his Jalastate state a aiptomdM ah
iptomdM h reputatiott tatlou as an aJ10tttoraa4 aJ10tttoraa4f orator an anUlric and andsustained d
f Ulric aaru sustained talared MiI Ida kl Warettattoa reputaiioa la t th thdkd the theoration tbeIU e
IU dkd oration tat be deUt AeJfrored ed a amar at atuwveillns atvftU t
mar uwveillns vftU vftUWe eererooulee eereroouleeWe
We are glad to be able to lay before beforeUs DeIoftr berihis
r 1If tft Us lalllP apeectt ee dI In btftaD fall toXLits fallt
t rs > its iraWSQaa iraWS faltwalaNo
laNo sa yeru ea > > rs ssbat Qaa QaaIM t1M t1Mr
ttllke r IM 1 iurr Aa 11 tine JD t1 t1ttfMll
ttfMll euit uttw tie WI rafis
S Y jt
Furl tihat banner for tis weary wearyRound wearyRoupd wearyRound
Round its staff tis t1 drooping dreary drearyFurl drearyFurPit drearyFurlit
FurPit Furl It fold it itUs best bestFor bestFor bestFor
For theres not a man to wave it itAnd itnd itLnd
< And nd theres not a sword to save it itAnd itAnd itAnd
And theres not one left to lave it itIn itIn itIn
In the blood which heroes gave it itAnd itAnd itAnd
And its foes now scorn and brave itAnd it itAnd itAnd
And though conquered we still adore adoreit
it itAnd itAnd ItAnd
And love the oolfl X ld dead hands that thatbore thatb thatbore
bore b re itAnd it itAnd itAnd
And weep for tMse1C those who fell before beforeit
it itAnd itAn4pir
And An4pir portion par bon t > n t ttooce t ttriho iM t4It ffltafttA tire a aafc cil fttor fttorit tro troit
it ItIt j jIt J JIt >
It is isfaoCl faded il now but spotlese sp t1ess stili a6tUithe stilithe tUi tUithe
the storms have drenched It enemysmissiles enemys enemysmissiles enemymissiles =
missiles have pierced and torn it but butnever buneer butnever
never a deed by him who 00 marched 1Dt 1Dtneath beneath be beneath ¬
neath it has ever e er dishonored it itThis itThis itThis
This the theme for the hour hoursthought hourthought hourthought
thought The battles we fought fou ht the thelessons th thlesJlOns thelessons
lessons they taught the blessings blessin they theybrought the thebrought theybrought
brought and the changes chtLn es theywrought they theywrought tbeywrought
wrought What a theme is this for forthe f > r rthe
the poets song the painters brushthe brush brushthe brushthe
the musicians note the historians historianspen
pen or the orators tongue Orators Oratorshave Oratorhave Oratorshave
have lavished their eloquence in praise praiseof pralsof
of the soldiery painters have thrown thrownupon throwAupon thrownupon
upon canvass the views of the battle battleand bftttleILnd battleand
and battlefields poets have sung of ofthe ofthe o othe f
the heroism and the victories of com companies oompaniea ¬
panies historians have found it ittreasure a atreasure Iitreasure
treasure for fo record statesmen have havestood hayestood havestood
stood over the movement and delvedinto delved delvedinto l linto
into the intricacies of the collision andsought and andsought andsought
sought for or the fundamentals of civil civilgovernment civilgovernment civilgovernment
government Indeed all minds havegiven have havegiven havgiven
given the four years struggle an in intense intense intense ¬
tense investigation but the orators oratorslips oratorlips
lips may be silenced and the harp harpstrings harpstrings harpstrings
strings of the musician may ma be brok broken ¬
en and the rhythm of f the poet may die dieaway di diaway dieaway
away in the stillness and this research researchof
of the statesman may be abandoned abandonedbut
but woman true to her mission will
preserve the glorious memories ofthose of ofthose ofthose
those years of strife She has enshrin enshrined ¬
ed them within her heart She has haswoven ha hawoven haswoven
woven them into the web of her life lifeand lifeand lifeand
and she has crystalized cr stlluzed them into hertears her hertears hertears
tears She has sketched them in undying un undying unding ¬
dying colors on the canvass She has haschiseled haschiseled haschiseled
chiseled them in monuments of bronze bronzeand bron bronzeand e eand
and marble She keeps ke p the t e story storyfresh storyfresh storyfresh
fresh in the songs son s which echo from lip lipto lipto lipto
to cradle and Dixie and Bonny Bonn Blue BluoFlag Blut1FJag BlueFlag
Flag become the legacy le acy of future futureyears futureyesrs futureyears
yearsThe years yearsThe yesrsThe
The scene before me is not an unus unusual unusual unusual ¬
ual occurrence In every village vill e hamlet ham hamlet hamlet ¬
let and city within the southland thechildren the thechildren thechUdren
children from the school the women womenfrom womenfrotn womenfrom
from their homes and the men from fromtheir fromtheir fromtheir
their places of business and the sur surviving suryiving surviving ¬
viving veterans ve erans scarred in battle and andweighted andweighted andweighted
weighted down with years eers may be beseen beseen beseen
seen in the winding procession thatfinds that thatfinds thatfinds
finds its way to where the dead sol soldier soldier soIdier ¬
dier is buried there to deposit their theirtributes theirtributes theirtributes
tributes of praise the flowers of love loveSuch loySuch loveSuch
Such scenes as this come to me now nowand nowand nowand
and for more than forty fort years this annual an annual annual ¬
nual tribute I have helped to pay andwith and andwith andith
with the Scotch bard I can afford rosay fo fosay tosay
say sayStill sayStnl sayStill
Still oer tlae these a scenes my m memory inemorrwakes memovwakes memorywakes
wakesAnd wakes wakesAnd wakesADd
And fondly broods tcrI with miser J sr < care careTime careTime rt rtTime
Time but the icnipreestaa lAlpr slcnt stranger strangermakes strengermakoo r rnt
nt makes makesAs kenAs
As straams their Jtih r cl iinn ttne1s ls 1eeperwear deeper deeperwear leeperMJr
wearBut wear wearBut MJr MJrBut
But we come to a more solid discus discussioa diseuss Us i1s i1sor
sioa s o or this theme and as every eventbrings event eventbrings t tbrh
brings brh its message mecs and as every eer crea creature crestvre creature ¬
ture has its mission mi ion we e ask what whatmessage wilatmessage whatmessage
message comes to us from the battles battlesstrife bttlestrife battlesstrife
strife of forty fort years ears ago go What mis mission mission ¬
sion did that war r perform for mankind mankindand
and for God GodThe GodThe
The first lesson it teaches us is this thisThe thisThe thisThe
The power and efficiency emcienc of the citizensoldiery citizen citizensoldiery cItizensoldiery
soldiery When the bugle bu le call wassounded was wassounded wassounded
sounded to arms men unheard of left lefttheir lefttheir lefttheir
their fields and stepped to the front frontwith frontwith frontwith
with the grasp of the plow handle still stillin sunin stillin
in their grip and seizing their satires sabresled sfLbresled
led armies to the battle and to vic victory victory victory ¬
tory Boys threw down their text textbooks textbooks
books and grasping their muskets musketsshowed musketshowed musketsshowed
showed how soon the lad might be beconverted beconverted beconverted
converted into the strength and cour courage ¬
age ge of the soldier The illustrious illustriousnames illustriousnames I IIlns i
names on record prove to the world thepossibility the thepossibility th thpossibility
possibility of southern manhood manhoodhow manhoodhowthey how howthey
they may ma rise to meet emergencies elner encles It Ithas Ithas
has led nations to put trust and confi confidence contitmee confidence ¬
dence tmee in the patriotism of men who whoMv whoIte
Mv Ite in the quiet walks lks of life lifeThe lifeThe lifeThe
The war r has shown us in what hat high highesteem highesteem
esteem men of little speech may hold holdthe holdthe holdthe
the love of country and the honor an anl anlthe anIthe a athe
the liberty we have ba e enjoyed enjo ec1 to thewbridK the thework thOrlc1hat
work wbridK rlc1hat what bat high esteem men menpiaeed menpiaeedpea placed placedupon
upon ut pea right rlshtpdacipJe principle P Alt truth and liberty libertysee
We e see how 110 they the hold lftherebe if there be on onthis onthis
this a earthly eart1d earthhA sphere sphereA sphereAbooa
A Abooa boo an offering otterlathat that heaven b etvea 110 110Gear holds holdsdear
dear dearTls GearTis searTis
Tis the last Hbatloa iftuu Ubert UbertrtL liberty libertyFrom
drrtws drrtwsFrom rtL rtLP
From P tiae tii heart t that at break ltr and d bleeds toteedcia 1Hee a aI
ia I n her er cause causeonly OattaeNet 1 H HNot
Not only OJt has that tbatwar war 6eve developed opad the theCharaeter theehrRter theetharuster
Charaeter of the soldier Ml llerlrom rom the ltf Ufof ltff life lifeof
of f tn the humble oittaen clti n but it develop developed eveJopell ¬
ed genius W that revolntio revolutionimed re hltlo faed the t thevIes e na navies naies ¬
vies ies of the i world rk1 It was our effort e rt in inprotection inpri4agpro inprmt
pri4agpro prmt dtrrgi protection eti6n ak alon along > g the coast coastttot OOL ooatdines t ti
i dines that gate gftetothe to the world the theoon theoonn conean con conaf
ean n of the battleship which today todayW
is sought Sopght and nd utilized by all the na nations nations ¬
tions of the earth The ironclad wasborn was wasborn wabornin
born bornin in the genius of the southern southernbrain southernbrain southernbrain
brain not only this but the inventive inventivegenius inventivgenius inventivegenius
genius of the southern soldier hasdemonstrated has hasdemonstrated hasdemonstrated
demonstrated to the world how manufacturing manu manufacturing manufacturing ¬
facturing enterprises ent rprises may ma be multiplied multi multiplied multipied ¬
plied along the lines of war It was wason wagon wason
on Confederate soil and under guid guidance guidance guidance ¬
ance of C Confederate nfec1erate skill that armor armories armories armories ¬
ies were constructed munitions of war warwere warwere warwere
were multiplied and all the imple implements implements implements ¬
ments of warfare moulded That war warshows warsh tearshows
shows sh 1s the fertility of southern genius geniusin geniuin
in that being shut in from all the out outside outSIde outside ¬
side world we could provide the ne necessary neessary necessary ¬
cessary means means of o defense defen The littlemaid littte litttemaid UtUemf
maid mf t called the HSut Southern ern Confeder Confederacy ¬
acy touched our iron hills with gentie gen gentle en entIe ¬
tIe fingers ftn fng < lgand rs and through the furnaces furnacesthe
the ore ova vas as poured and a 1 was I1S fashionel fashionelinto 1 1iato
into cann cannn m that t at rolled its scourge sc urge of ofdeath ofleat ofdeath
death leat upon the approaching enemies enemiesThat enemiesThat enemiesThat
That war has given the proper emphasis em emphasis emphasis ¬
phasis to the idea of democracy democracyand
and developed the principles of localself local localself loc l lself
self government oy rnmentThnt That war put thethought the thethought thethought
thought into oppressed nations that thatfreedom thatfreedom thatfreedom
freedom was possible Even to them themthe themthe themthe
the recent struggles which have re resulted resulted resulted ¬
sulted so favorably to Cuba and thePhilippines the thePhilippines thePhilippines
Philippines is due to the war of se secession secession secession ¬
cession We Te have made universal liberty libertydesirable libertydesirable libertydesirable
desirable and possible While our de defeat defeat ¬
feat shows the losses we sustained sustainedour
our endurance of these losses shows showshow showshow
how true men today may preserve their theirhonor theirhonor theirhonor
honor in the severest struggles of life lifeof lifeof lifeof
of recuperation and revivification of ofsouthern of50uthern ofsouthern
southern enterprises and shows the re resources resources resources ¬
sources of the southern men and the thesouthern thesouthern thesouthern
southern heart Nowhere in the an annals annals annals ¬
nals of time can be found a similar similarrecord sImilarrecord similarrecord
record where a nation has been down downtroddenf downtrodden downtroddenP
trodden robbed despoiled of its itsgods It Itgods itsgods
gods crippled and murdered and has hasso hasso hasso
so quickly recovered and reasserted reassertedits
its power and authority and so fully fullypreserved fullypreserved fullypreserved
preserved its dignity and honor
Another result of that war is that ithas it ithas ithas
has given to the world the wonder wonderQwonder wondera wonderawonder a awonder
wonder without precedence precedencehow how a na nation nation nation ¬
tion so defeated could so soon he bebrought hebrou hebrought
brought brou ht back into harmony and felIow fel fellowship fellowship ¬
lowship Iow ship and today as recent eventsdisclose events eventsdisclose eventsdisclose
disclose no part of this country is isnore isnore ispore
nore loyal in its allegiance to the thestars thestars thestars
stars and stripes than that represent represented ¬
ed in the Confederate states statesWhen stateslhe statesWhe
When lhe we surrendered at Appamat Appamattox
tox we e laid down our arms in truth truthand truthand truthand
and as during duIn the four years y 3rs of bat battile battle battie
tile we did our best to beat the Anemy Anemyback emy 1emyback emyback
back yet when we V surrendered we wegave W Wgl wegave
gave gl ve our allegiance to the United UnitedStates Uni UnitedStates ted tedStates
States government No part of this thiscountry thiscountry thiscountry
country has been truer or more loyal loy 1
Their silent sll nt tens ter s are spread spreadAnd spreadAnd spreadand
And glory guards with solemn sol mn round roundThe r roundThe uni uniThe
The bivouac of the dead deadHow deadHow deadHow
How sleep the brave who sank O Orest tJrest t trest
rest restBy restBy restBy
By all their countrys coun trys wishes 1Ish blest blestWhen blestThen blestWhen
When Then spring with dewy deft fingers ftn ers cold coldReturns c coldReturns Ic1 Ic1Returns
Returns to deck their hallowed hallo ed mold moidShe moldtShe moldShe
She then shall dress a sweeter sweeterThan s eeter 3Qd 3QdThan d dThan
Than fancys fllncysfeet feet have ever trod trodBy troduB trodBy
uB By fairy hands their knell Is rung rtmsBy rulSgB rungBy
By B forms unseen un tntbelr their dirge dtr e is sung sungThere sungThere sungThere
There honor hon r comesa comes a jifjgrrim pU m mTo stay stayTo grayTo
To bless the turf that wraps their theirclay theirclay thetrclay
clay clayAnd clayAnd clayAnd
And freedom shall awhile repair repairTo
To dwell a weeping hermit bermlttbere bermlttbereThe there thereThe thereThe
The cause cau eir for which deh they tMrfo fought foughtfell bt an anfell ana anafell
fell was lost The hopes th they y < ear early 1pat 1patly ear early ¬
ly cherished were ere crushed The battle battleflag batteflag battleflag
flag which they love 3 so well en wv wvfurled W1furled w t tfurled
furled with no stain of dishonor xr up urnit > J tit Jit
it and around it was wreath th thglory ttpglory thglory
glory of hundreds of victorious ctorlo s bat battle battie batR batRtie ¬
tie fields while its shot and sheiltori sheiltoriremnants sheilto1remnants shelltoraremnants
remnants were ere undying und 1n emblems o othe or orthe oithe
the heroic deeds of brave men win winfought Wh1fo wh whfought
fought fo ht beneath its folds fol 15 and anr whos whosachievements wht whtachieyements 4t 4ts
achiet achievements ements shall always alwa s be upon upfnt1 upfnt1scroll the thescroll th thscroll
scroll of history and upon the lips of ofpoesy ofpoesy ofpoesy
poesy But all these achievements achievementswould
would haefailed have failed and the Confederate Confederatestruggle ConfederateI Confederate3trugg Confederatestrug1e I
struggle 3trugg would have been a farce but butfor butfor butfor
for the part that woman took in the thepatriotic thepatriotic thepatriotic
patriotic movement mo ement for that same samestrife snmestrife samestrife
strife which converted citizens into intogenerals intogenerals intogenerals
generals and students stu ents into soldiers de developed developed developed ¬
veloped the womanhood in the south southern soutbern southem ¬
ern em n home that has challenged challen ec1 the ad admiration admiration admiration ¬
miration of the world She has manifested mani manifested manlfested ¬
fested a marvelous hardihood In toil toiland toiland toiland
and wonderful wond rful courage in danger analwar anal anilwar anlwar
war and loyalty and love in distress distressHer distresHer dlstresHer
Her gentleness and grace and purity hi hiscenes hIscenes I Iscenes
scenes most degrading degra tng and repulsive repulsiveshe repulshshe
she has passed > assed through furnaces witn witnout wltnout witnout
out the smell of fire on her garments garmentsand garmentand arment armentand
and emerged emer ed from the darkness of de defeat defeat defeat ¬
feat flashing the splendors of heaven heavenly ¬
ly beauty beaut One of 1 the bards of Scotiaalong Scotia Scotialong ScotIalong
long ago sang this familiar couplet coupletFull coupletFull coupletFull
Full many a flower is horn to blush blushtuiseea blushunseen Muniunseen
unseen tuiseeaAnd unseenAncl unseenAnd
And waste ute its s sweetness eVI etnes3 on th tee > d dEut des desBut iesi iesiBut
But the th s soctaera rose os 05 n he e rr r vanity vanitygarden > l lgarden j jguden >
garden of the southern home homelout south southern ut1 ut1l t tz ¬
ern l T 71J ooowar onianhool 1 oo war gr s > vT and alda aldabrepruncJ abreprunc a abrepruneJ
brepruneJ 1 has filled the earth with withits withits withits
its fragrance and outstrips au tstrps In beauty beautyyand beautyand
and tone the production of palaces in inthe inthe inthe
the east and mansions in the north northThat northThat northThat
That same poet said
Full many man a gem of purest ray se serene serene serene ¬
rene reneThe reneThe reneThe
The dark unfathomed caves cav of ocean oceanbear oceftTbetL oceanpea
bear bearBut betLBut peaBut
But the volcanic fires of southern southernwar soutberl1Warforcec1
war Warforcec1 forced these southern gems to the thesunlight thesunUgh thesunlight
sunlight and the world has hafelt felt their theirincreasing theirincreasin thewincreasing
increasing splendors The war devel developed de developed l loped ¬
oped the strength and purity and andJ beau beauty beauty > eau eaut ¬
ty t of southern womanhood What sacrifices sac sacrifices ac acrlftce5 ¬
rifices she 5hemade made as she offered otr red her herloved her1ved herloved
loved ones upon the altar of Martwhat Mars Marswhat lIar lIarhat
what hat endurance as she toiled at the theloom the100m theloom
loom in the shop in the field to sup supply supply supply ¬
ply food and raiment to the th boys In Ingray ingray Ingray
gray the boy upon whose form she shehad shehad he hehad
had buckled the sash upon whose brow browshe browhe browqhe
she had pressed pres the kiss of love as he heleft beleft heleft
left for the field of battle the bivouac bivouacand bivouacand
and the grave what heroism as she shetore 8betore shetore
tore her skirts in pieces to turn furnish furnishbandages b bbandag hbandages
bandages for the hospital and nd the thewounded thewounded
wounded then the wayside W8J de inns along
our railways where the tables were w re al always alway atways ¬
ways set t for the passing passl soldier soldierwhether soldl soldierwhether r r1hether
whether at dawn at noon or mldniglr mldniglrGlorious mldnlahGlorious mldnighGlorious
Glorious women of the south faithful faithfulto
to their vow loyal to their love an anready anready ani aniready
ready for sacrifices always unto death deathIt
It remained for her to conceive the theidea theIdea theidea
idea of building buUdt monuments all
over overthe overthe overthe
the southland which shan sta stand ad for forages f forages > r res
ages es and tell of the bravery of the thefaithful thefaithful thefaithful
faithful soldier who is poised upon it itand itn1 ite
e and n1 of loving women who lay 1 flowers flowersat
at its base She has per persisted sted in this thisf theM
M < i iL
f L
ttt iii4ljiliii ft jjfir
movement until now at tbs p ptlae pdne ptsaeat
tlae 1 m mour e there exists Is every section of ofour 1 1our
our southland monuments monu nts bearing rtne tes testimony t tdmony ttitnonY ¬
timony to the tb bravery braT of the tb soldier soldierand ddlrand 1ft 1ftand
and to t the love of his tal mother motherBut mot motBut motherBut
But the hoarse voice of the cannon cannonla eanw a aIs nis
Is hushed the ran rattle > of musketry 4IttJ7 has hasceased hasceaaei
ceased an eternal armistice nnietl has beei beeiieclared beeaieclared beeujeclared
ieclared and a scene een oa the tM1onc Baapa BUpaaonc Baapanonrc
nonrc aonc c comes to view 11 The two armies armieswere atmt weltswell
were well In bailing U distance wIlt tb tbe dr river riverrolling + t tmlliag
rolling between bet een D la the stillness adU of the thenisrht thenIZht bel belntpt
nisrht A the fedeial letl f leial la1 band iN oegaa as the na national rA ¬ 1 1tlonal
Bona air Yankee Yank Doodle A and then thenplayed t tpbt7 thtDkL1d
played pbt7 The Star Spangled SJ < < W Banner BannerOa Sa I
Oa a the narh northern rtb m slopes I + pe fr t + m teathot ten tenthousand t tthotand
thousand thot aand throats the wild huzxa bu ar + > k kin kin kr krIn
in sremeigUous tremec ous volum vol Wiu la it ha haditi badi hasdied >
died di away a y the th soldier dir band tp n th thj t ti I Iutht
j i > uiiitrrn utht fl n nMe l l atnick U > CH DlsS le anttber antthen ant snlthen
then uTh The fion Pones y Blue FIa Flan and andattrJ ih ihatt h hatt
att attrJ rl ranks in Corfei Cor corferntr < crai Ua u uTlI1 Itarrelit Uayell <
yell TlI1 vl i a as only the toy tt + In n gray r coil coayell C coilyell I
yell I It
yellWhen When silence t1 D prevtet p t fI t and ad the thein tifftiro
< t tiro in looked 1 tked Iown wn and teamed t 1 an a aof smite smiteof sntiirof
of love both bands b3n FWfelM Pat and ad TTonfederate TTon Cenfederate Cftnfedeordt
federate stnutaneou simultaneously tnutan u17 t1 began beIIaamelotZ tbt tbtmeloUy thrtmelcKy
meloUy melotZ written w11 ten by a southern man manbut thanbut I Iut
but ut composed on a northern 50114 soil > l1e a 110 110which soil soilwinch son sonwhich
which Untie ftnt response pon In all bumaa bumaahearts buasanheartsHome maII I
hearts art5Home u Home Sweet Home a aeny bar heavery bareny
eny peace broods b J over the t armies armiesand armlesand rm
and tears washed W the powder pi stained stainedfaces stslnedfaces I Iface
faces and hearts rts beat Mattencted7 tenderly la a Inbrave the thebrave
brave boeom wrapped In a blue or i in ingray l lgray ugray
gray So today with the Potomac P tolll rvtlg roll rollIng roIlIng
Ing Insthe g between betweenthe the whole south > utb and andthe ail 11
the north from mm Hudson Cliffs C1U to toWest by byWestjoin lfi lfiWestjoin r
West Westjoin join hands in n circling the thedomain tb y ydomain asst asstdomain
domain and call the entire Ure country countryour coon coonour t
our home from the > green greentains 8nteatatns gnosis gnosistat
tains tat ns of Vermont V ermo n t to the orange o groves grovesof grov grovof IOY N i iof
of Florida and from Cape HaUeras Bat U UGolden b UGolden > I
Golden Gate we are Ie one people peoplefamily one onefamily O OfunUy oo
family with lth a single purpose p pidentical and an anIdentical a aIdentical
Identical destiny and IIe1 everyone evcroajoin can canjoin
1 1jot
join jot n In the sp1es sptetKlid ltcl seadoMttt of Waiter Wai Waiter W Wter ¬
I IBrthestIWre
ter Scott Scottt ScottBreathes ScottBreathes
Breathes BrthestIWre there m maa t with soul v1dead a aWho NI NIdead eN
dead deadtbo deadWho
Who tbo neer to himsett hath said saidMy aaldiy d dIy
My Iy own 8 my native tend tendIf 1a1l4If
If such h there breathe 90 mark him himwitt lot lotwsll M
witt wittFor wsllFar
For him n > mlnnre min + tre raptures raJturt r welL we1LTr welLTh wplLtiJ
Th tiJ a > ugh 1 hljli 1i 1 hU titles tt r to t 1 < his hi hihis nsm ns ne nea neui 1 1v
v ui Irss 8 his hi uealLi uealLithose u al ala alaYet I IYtt
Yet de = i those lu tit titles Ufa that > vtr tr an anli anlipelt awl awlpelf l lpeiC
pelt peiCThe peltThe pelfThe
The wretch wr etch all com en etr irate t1 ae el J in self selfLiving ariaLiving 1 1LhIn
Living LhIn shall forfeit lorf lt fair rem + a nAatd n nAnd nADd
And doubly dying shall go down downTo dewTo downTo
To the vile dust from tronasprung whence whenesprung be besprung
sprung sprungUnwept sprungUnwept sprungUnwept
Unwept unhonored aad unsung 11
This is the only correct picture of the court house that has been printed
That allegiance has been tested in re recent recent recent ¬
cent events and when the call was wasmade wasmade wasmade
made for soldiers soldl rs in the Spanish war wearthe warthe warthe
the response most full and free and aniready andready anJready
ready came from fr > m southern homes homesThe honleThe homesThe
The soldiers who wore the gray in the thecivil thecivil thecivil
civil war were seen donning the blue blueand bluea blueand
and a d leading the columns in the Cuban Cubanstrife Cubanstrife Cubanstrife
strife Such a return to loyalty vol voluntary voluntary t ol oluntary ¬
untary and complete is not to be befound befound befound
found in the history histor of nations Thustheir Thus Thustheir Thustheir
their return to the support of the gen general general general ¬
eral government has established thestrength the thestrength th thstren
strength stren th of character charllcterthat that has everbeen ever everbeen ev r rbeen
been illustrated by b southern manhoodThese manhood manhoodThese manhoodThese
These are some of the lessons taught taughtus
us In the school of war These are aresome aresome aresome
some of the changes that were werewrought werero werewrought
wrought ro ht in the strife of battle These Theseare
are some of the blessings bessin brought us usby usby usby
by the servants of strife These are aresome aresoane aresome
some of the messages that were delivered deliv delivered deItvere ¬
ered ere < l to us by b the messengers of Mars MarsBut MarsBut IargBut
But for all this we e paid the price priceBlood priceBlood priceBlood
Blood Is the cost of progress and andlearning and1earn1 andlearning
learning 1earn1 in the school of experiendemands experience experiencedemands experien1demands
demands high hl h tuition We Ve paid theprice the theprice tb tbprlce
price in the blood bk > od of our soldier boys boysand boy3and boysand
and thousands who sleep in graves uii uiimarked Uhmarked u a amarked
marked the homes hor es that were disman dismantled dismantled disrnantied ¬
tled the sections of country that wereburned were wereburned ere ereburned
burned the hearts that
were broken brokenthe
the lives that were lost
is the price we wepaid wepaid e epald
paid and these now are areOn areOR areOn
On femes a eternal rnftl camping ground groundy
x xi xs
y j
Dr Nunnailys speech spe h was received receivedwith re receivedwith < eIYed eIYedwith
with genuine and exultant applause applauseAfter applauseAfter ppla pplaAfter
After his oration came the unveiling 1Ielling unveil unreJIingr
ing of the monument for I which all nilthese allthese ai aithese
these dedicatory services so brsutlfully beauti beautifully U UfUlly ¬
fully carried out ontwu was planned plannedMrs pIaa pIaaIrs plannedMrs
Mrs Irs Fannie R Gary Gar the honored baorodpresident IIroBONdpreslde honoredpresident
president t of Dicklson Chapter a
1 1formed per performed JftIformed ¬
formed this happy part of the
cerennonies ceremo ceremonies cmonies ¬
nies and as the th veil TeUten fen to tbe tbeand ground groundand grrodndand
and revealed reveal the statue la I Its purity purityand purityand t7 t7and
and sublimity the strains strat of DIxWwere Dixie DlarisTwere Dixieere
were ere played pla by the band bndlu and snag sunalustily
lustily lu tl1y by the school hool chlk children childrenFourteen chlldntLFourteen rrea rreaFourteen
Fourteen young u girls represent representing representingthe > d dthe
the Confederate dead marched atonal arownlthe
the monument each decoratl decorating It Itwith twith t twith
with a lovely laurel lau 1 wreath Earbsrl Each girt girtwore ar1wore
wore 1 ore white with wltba a big bl red sash and andthe aDdthe andthe
the name of the state they represent represented ¬
ed printed on red satin tla bands wornfrom worn wornfrom W ru rufrom
from the shoulder boul r to tot the waist TIM Tbegirls TIMrls Thesins
girls rls and the states stat they tbe represent representwere ftPftatJwere re priseatNwere
were as Uottows follows
Annie Uoorhead XoomdFIortda XoomdFIortdaRexle Florida FloridaRexle
Rexle Todd ToddlCentaek7 ToddlCentaek7D Kentucky KentuckyDorothy
Dorothy D rotby LaDNosterTe LancasterTexasDora LaDNosterTeDora Lancaster Texas TexasDora
Dora Pelot PelotVirginia PelotVirginiaEthel YlrwlnlEth Virginia VirginiaEthel
Ethel Eth l Haycraft HanrattJwItI HanrattJwItIelUe Mississippi MississippiNellie itast 1 1Nellie
Nellie elUe GottUebTenne GottliebTennssselNellie Gottlieb GottUebTenneNellie Tennessee TennesseeNellie
Nellie Beckham BeekhamMls1bt BeekhamMls1btFrances Missouri MissouriFrances
Frances Llddon LlddonArIca LlddonArIcaie Lid donArkansas donArkansasXaggle Arkansas ArkansasMaggie
Maggie ie Lytie LytleLout LytleLoutLucy LytleLouiataaeta LytleLouiataaetaLucy Louisiana LouisianaLucy
Lucy Moorbea4SOuUt Moorbead Moorbea4SOuUtIrma South SouthIrraa th thIrttmsa
Irma Blake BlkeA BlkeAFlorence BlakeAIabairra BlakeAIabairraFlorence Alabama AlabamaFlorence
Florence Do DMMrGr DMMrGrIary DorianGeer DorianGeerglary ksj > G o > rga rgaSanders
glary Sanders SandersNorth North cLr Car5iasw C It Itl i
l jbiiJ
p OfliiitlJr 111 1WTljj f I II J
f fh j
Mary lintyIa PldTMps lf W takan raaa I nIa n nEa
Ia Introducing lIu Ont J a X Ilrnsslwd Xa
1 rnsslwd 11 Jt mat 1 JU rt rtr as asthe
a r the tbeIU9 CoG CerMdasS relsst Y Yv lire lirerls
IU9 IpMWB1 v a aord > w r aNwr ml eII eIItI his few feword
ord stating tI that tMII be betbe
the I flsut to Y + aaower the U eU eUcrastry r u ucountry till t
country tor tored epw 1 That TMt1M Ae Aeed
ed the Martin UtfN L M Artillery Artillerydid A nu nudW
did berdr senriee rvk osj osjed ta the hI hIIII t1d
ed d battle ueide eld a ae a part a rt 4 t klw ri riera t sue sueera
era III IIIIw army and afterwards afterwardsthe a + a Iaat Iaathe
the Iw army a of Jlortbera VIft1 VIft1It irvinia irviniaIt
It was ii gad appl + + tprwu f fDaughters
0 Daughters ee 1Ia hart ehew JJI JJIh Ira Iraetve
etve tv this thispeak heir IIL tks IILe
e s it JIaIU JIaIUpMlL 1 A when he w wspeak
peak was wasMr vyolyplwlei vyolyplwlei4pke I JIll JIllp
4pke p ell wlth Irt MiTT sad Is Ist
c as f linrs linrsdir
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men menThis nwaT1 meatTh
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eli 11 ae for rr oieitlg f For awI ao1Ncatty
catty mssrary t 1 sYs tbs blest 1rI blestJr af afFor ctAw
tAw Jr JIll o r J 1 WIao WIaoFor w a I IFor
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behind them a a4uare brltar t their i itry II IIU7
U7 aa4 eWidres dIM dIMwill must asd asdRill
will b crMbI 1Mw very 7 tbrr tbrrus 1 111Ift
us aril 11Ift M t who witeed rp > ta tatuar
4uare uafe and arauai liD the Md sMhouse < Mdbouse
house 0 the eatbuslaetlc ur r rs0ew rs0ewevery Bsnsi Bsnsievery 1111 1111f1f7
every f1f7 borne sad bauUet to tbs tbswhat eel ell elltbe
what they tbe believed y to be their theirMothers IIFIt1Mn theiryh
Mothers yh + tberne with withwell n nU heart trokea bad badwell
well U to sons soaafar wires I 11114 pates patesturf JIJTl JIJTltbe
far the test ti tiand tithe droti oeI 1i111Idl 1i111IdlaDd hrltand
and maided with witheyes souwtaS 1 ttr ttreyes IJ DrI DrIc
eyes cheered c brothers on t tl the theof u 8 8of eretp
of conflict sot aa inhale ftl but m mtrtota as si Ji1mc p ptrine siIt
trine HI dauMasa d MS of artoda4sa prMefipMsaid IIWtllIaM
aM oaerad IN M thaw thawk ft r
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cartsn cauas ca of tbs t tats tatsto MtMMI NrrrtgpMs 11 tII tIIto sfto
to K tang the ib ibmen hentMms II wh
puss 1 dM a hag 1Ia > tit etbr told toldatorrf I IIIIoq
IIIoq eT1 8iotMrr r hisl III MIl atirw atirwmen C1 C1mea
men have rseurssd NeO sd the justlas jr tke af afpica e etlla but butplea
pica that parratkNM NI to ci ciknow rnrre t tIIDow thaw
know but t we will say that thatmay wharea whareama If IftM
may ma have been tbs sacrtflcv sacrtflcvmay frt wbatwa wbatwaas Ld Ldbe
as may ba have been the criticism criticismwbo dirkt d tktaTn tktaTnwho
who dUforsd dtIv d with ua > w waaoloffy Acucar
aaoloffy to osfsr far the tit spirit spiritInspired nt ntIru stir stirtnapred
Inspired Iru JkI the hths a tb t of a T Ttheir taepYM taepYMtheir I
their daughters usht rs std nine of e efrdetacy utr OI Qts Qtshwlevee
frdetacy < 7 Froai rt rvo tbs lb fVtnmar mar maral ts uto utoft 1
ft Grand o from PVrtia Ja ta alucky Sa Satucky >
lucky Ah upon tbs lb etched JJld JJldftu h ayirts slants ut utOfttysbura dOettyburg
Ofttysbura ftu tbs heard h of our ourbaa crmsir crmsirha J Jto
baa been abs4 to wiaa1rst t our ouras r lt1 lt1as l lt
as we saw them t under HR the tbetloa es esibs IIL IILtloa
tloa bequeathed t to us by h WsalNtt Wi WiWith a aJ aWltb ts tssad
sad J Je < raon raonWtth
With pride we wethose lu luuo htarr htarrthaw
those uo officers whew w wbave 411 Aed of ofpraise vshg vshgMv
bave commaad commaadmiration fOIII A1It the praise sad aadat sadmtratis III IIIratIeD
miration ratIeD sf tb their Ar awatryeses u i iKIde tttt ttttwUne
wUne KIde achievement ta Aare y yrt bees lr lrcubed
cubed rt prhaps upon taw page of Mir
1M7 C Cps tell pang a awow In h p pwould
wow place gatinad rJf purest purestern
ern httt w anal nri tout tol t 1M 1MYale J Jvato
Yale mlr th 1M uawidla uawidlaIJ ae M Magtda
agtda IJ but his srtrrt lIl sad arrsrM arrsrMbutt T I IIIoa
butt wilk hIIa rakast tattered tatteredwltbout tat tateo tatteredshoes
shoes eo woes wltbout shelter ter or ortbe ear earat fI fItla
at tla aigM etpos the k bsty bstyptre > uely uelywaccbiac
ptre n 1 Ida he greed waccbiac kld kldfl I IL Mrirn 0 0I
I tear fl L NIl I L Lof M is isof pxs pxsof
of his an1erlar suflvria of Ma fldettry tas t IOe + J U
Oe 0 as trace bin hi nuiffrbas arafhft all allaad r n Ykrthrough r rt
t through Te Teanease J 11 Qeorgta OrA OrAaad sad err
aad west e t y ynu > ti win pus Ares < b bof hutwkei 11 11Jf
of battlefields It where the tlwU rebel rebeloare feU feUI
oare I was U heard and whet many manyf94srato 0 0te Cdame <
f94srato dame te soldiers Wil btuatbe JMd their theiria ftrlt ftrltin
ia the t ittschaive of tbslr It duty dotyWy dallifF dutyMy
Wy fKeuda ft IdII wide bIIe > we w raanoc csaaototIr or I Iour Acre Acrentt
our children hI e chtllinn II f Ihaaa Ihaaamsioanbl r rIII
III msioanbl ynas we rdnk that t tAIar err erronce
once AIar AIartaM tad E + stasety Y agMa agMae
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away JIWIt r la lati a Lltsh Lltshthe 1 1t
ti t the fir wrrtvititg II vea aaa aad we a aWhIa w wUeg
Ueg with the tbeaiV ssaetfes of tl tlto t tto thew
aiV auua s wMr wsi r rchildren tb sy MttM tochIl to toebl urrr wr
children ebl s to I be aUthful t to our rrrrhei
country tl7 and tt 1M 1Mclu sosnc l Is IrlM IrlMcttlarahip
clu cttlarahip Quatri till tillN8dlae11 se lost for ep epvebp
N8dlae11 IV 1r1T 1r1TT
retop T our ourenergy raarrtrsrat II tIS J I Ie t I11 tabs ar > I Iea
energy e ea rpy our ourchildren tMre11rile 8DIL 8DILbI 4 iesW 1 1cblldrea
children bI and aadsouth sons very nee gat gatnorth
south t win be ta tawin her lofts w wt w1Ill gory as t tthose
t those whs am has ps vty a Mr Mryear
year a U win winIty wesdat 1Ill at her peapah peapahlty jJJI jJJIat7
Ity ItyDaughters
Beloved fttI eident sad raltot raltotI Cate41Daugbtre
0 Daughters of Dteatsou Dteatsoucommissioned Dk Chs r sv I Iro am amtrt s + r rcommissioaed
commissioned ro by die tbeeraas Ce Cos afb rdrae y yoC ree reeerasa
eraas o oC < Camp Campyou ea lIa N trt IBmi deilver r rpus
you messages mi mssa as of ofaad Mowe and a MeaiMetr MeaiMetrand
and to tell JAM JAMtudes tt rwt toW w tt t tile tbeto vk vkhad wI latM
tudes had of tunes tunesentitled t1 h7t h7teatlt tryttt8 f + r ra nos sells sellsentitled
entitled eatlt to tothan rmoVe kisser r rtba and rrstltr rrstltrthan
than tba J yKirsehrea IAt At Atgrayhaired fort Arta theM theMgrayhait t tto
grayhaired + d soldiers bed to toell offer offerWhen of Roar Roarr Roarareaorioa r
areaorioa areaorioaWhen
When the torata trxe af afyou ellJIll revert gran grandpit
dpit p JIll tlnlr tlnlrJ ratsw ratswvon
you J rattled aa aaour ate M the arpprt rt d dout
our southern t ea cause With your yourto 1 1pit
to hands you fmsbloued beautiful beautifulners tI tIIu bat batnets
nets and Inscribed Iu upon I them t I IIng IV IVI taa iP iPtug
tug I sentlmeuto u You y ytf were ever everto rra rrato
to tf aid la the preaurattoa Mrs t Mr of the theIng tie dpM1 dpM1Ing JI17 JI17I
Ing I boys ta gray ate sang TXmle nt ntt at Mthey atthey
t they left he > r battle tile Day 0 t > ry by b bof dayof day dryand
and sews of tie death of oflie a k + vedwould ved vedto
would cots lie to saidsa ymr ymrTo y rur hs hsberWt JV JVw
berWt > acne w 1 fa llMt To tbs tbswere meIN alai alaiand
and hragty Bart deota IN were wereletter alw alwopn 4
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