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Cheers For Both

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New Yokk, .Jan. 20.- The firstannual dinner of tlie Confedérate Veteran Camp of New York at the New York Hotel last night brought together raany prominent men from all parts of the Union. The camp is said to be the first ex-Confedernte organization north of the Potomac since the war. The banquet was in celebration of the birthday of General Lee. Many toasts wrre responded to, and the mention of the name of General Grant brought torth cheer after cheer. llis name was spoken withthatof Lee and altérnate oheers werf jivenfor the memory of these two great Generáis. Colonel Charles Marshall, a memberof General Lee's staff , speaking of the final snrrender of General Leet. G iral Grant, gaid: "There is nothin in tbr historv of the whole war more magnanimous than the conduct of General l'. 8. Grant : t the surrender of the Confedérate army, and whenever I think f General !'■( I think of his great opp'in snt, General U. 8. Grant." Thomas A. foung saiil that he wished to pledge the energy oí every member of the ex-Conf ederate Veteran Camp to complete the monument of General Grant. Hls sentiment was loudly applaoded.


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