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TO UNMARKED CONFEDERATE GRAVES
Silently we drink the toast to the memory of those whose uneoffined dust lies somewhere in the stillness of earth,
Our Brave Confederate Dead,
who sleep in graves unmarked save on some suffering heart, and unadorned by flower or marble snaft, whose very silence and self-effacement tells the courage
Which No Human Lips Can Speak.
Sue Hammet Tyler. East Radford, Virginia.
LEE AS A SOLDIER
The world has never seen better soldiers than those who followed Lee; and their leader will undoubtedly rank as without any exception the very greatest of all the great captains that the English-speaking peoples have brought forth— and this, although the last and chief of his antagonists may himself claim to stand as the full equal of Marlborough and Wellington.