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CHAPTER XXIX...

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Time fixed for dedicating the National Lincoln Monu.

ment; Reunion of the Society of the Army of the Ten-

nessee; Preparations for doing honor to both events;

Triumphal arches; The selection of an Orator by the

Monument Association; President Grant, Gov. John

A. Dix, Hon. Gideon Wells, Hon. 0. P. Morton, and

Hon. R. J. Oglesby; Committee on Invitations and re-

sponses to the same; The Army Reunion; Decorations

in the city; the Procession; Arrival at Oak Ridge
Cemetery; Historical address by Hon. J. K. Dubois,
including financial statement of the Association; Ora-
tion by Hon. R. J. Oglesby; Dedication of the Na-
tional Lincoln Monument; Unveiling the Statute;
Dedication Poem, by J. J. Lord; Addresses by Presi.
dent Grant, Vice President Wilson, Hon. U. F. Linder,

Gen. W. T. Sherman, and Hon. Schuyler Colfax; Lar.
kin G. Mead; Bedediction by Rev. Albert Hale.

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