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Identifier: reportofproceedi00unde Title: Report of proceedings incidental to the erection and dedication of the Confederate monument Year: 1896 (1890s) Authors: Underwood, John Cox, 1840- Subjects: Chicago (Ill.) Confederate monument. [from old catalog] Publisher: Chicago, W. Johnston printing co. Contributing Library: The Library of Congress Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Text Appearing Before Image: g a laurel wreath on the easel at thenortheast corner of the monument base, said: Tn the east, to receive the refulgent light of the morning, as a justmeed to the worth of the Confederates whose mortal remains are heremonumented, 1 place this emblematic wreath in token of their honoredremembrance on this occasion by friends, soutliern people and all broadand liberal men. and folding her arms across her bosom she knelt on astep of the monument base. Male quartet: -All Hail the Honored Dead Miss Marion Sidlivan came forward, placed a Horal anchor on the easelat the northwest corner of the monument base, and said: Here inthe west, to receive the softened rays of the setting sun, I deposit thisrepresentative tribute - indicative of the //c/ithat those here buried, inanswering the last muster call at the bar of immortal judgment, haveexperienced everlasting salvation, and folding her arms across her breastshe likewise knelt on a step of the monument base. Male quartet: Amen! Amen!! Amen!!! Text Appearing After Image: PLAClXr. FLORAL DECORATIONS. LADY ASSISTANTS. No, INo. 2No. ,1No. 4No. 5No. f). MISS I-.I.IZA SELDON W.\SHINGTON. Charleston, W. V; MISS CATHKRINE STEWART, Chicaeo, III. MISS MARION SULLIVAN, Cliicago, III, MRS, R L. WALKER, Atlanta, Ga, MISS BLANCHE McCOLLUM. Marietta. Ga. MISS LAURA McCOLLUM. Marietta, Ga. To all of wlioiii bilh oflicial and personal thanks are hereby extended. .^*^ 141 Miss Catherine Stewart placed a white floral cross on the easel at thebase, near the center of the monument, and said: The chivalrousbravery of the mortal obtains honor amont; men; the conscientiousdesire and moral courage to do right, create a hope for the salvation ofthe soul; but the belief in the Savior, the Lor<l Jesus Christ, insures lifeeverlasting. Notwithstanding the lives of these monumented soldierswere surrendered from causes incident to strife, still, in token Cf theconsecration of their souls to God. f thus decorate this monument withthe white cross of Christian purit\-, and wdth fol Note About Images Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.


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