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Huntsville Daily Mercury
Huntsville Daily Mercury
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Description: The Gray Salutes the Blue

Date: November 3 1885

Newspaper published in: Huntsville, AL

Source: Library

Page/Column: Page 1, Column 3

THE GRAY SALUTES THE BLUE
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Honoring the Dead Hero
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MONTGOMERY, Nov. 2.—As a tribute of respect to Gen. Geo. B. McClellan, Col. Thomas C. Jones of the second regiment of Alabama State troops, to-day ordered the Montgomery Artillery to fire a National salute at sunset. Gen. McClellan is universally regarded here by all ex-Confederates as a most valiant and generous foe in the time of the late war.

Submitted: 06/29/13 (Edited 06/29/13)

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