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THE WOMEN OF THE SOUTH
The virtues and graces of the beautiful and accomplished Women of the South have gilded its memories through every generation
With Unfading Splendor.
William H. Stewart, Grand Commander United Confederate Veterans.
THE CONFEDERATE CAVALRY
Hail to the riders of the South
Which lowered in disaster now
The horsemen who with Stuart rode
Around the hostile ranks;
By Shenandoah's banks.
Who followed Hampton's plume,
With added laurels bloom.
The men who sped at Morgan's side
Like hawks upon the wing
To teach invasion's sting.
On many a march and fray,
Or made themselves a way.
And those who never backward looked
When Wheeler bade them go;
With Shelby chased the foe.
Upon the camp at night;
In thunder to the fight.
And still in many a Southern home
The Story will be told
In the brave days of old.
Basil W. Duke. Louisville, Kentucky.
Wkre I asked to name the most characteristic feature of this Idol of the South, my answer would be, "A complete absence of the melodramatic in all that he said and did."
All who had the privilege of his personal aquaintance at once recognized a character in which were blended
The Norlest Qualities Of Mind And Heart. Richmond.
THE VALENTINE STATUE OF LEE
"As one who wraps the drapery of his couch about him and lies down to pleasant dreams," so lies the matchless Lee—
Majestic And Serene!
The masterpiece of a genius dear to the Southland, and honored the world around for the matchless marble that will forever entwine the fame of Robert Edward Lee and Edward Valentine.
Juula Wyatt Bullard.