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23 Side by side on the same road out of the
city marched the vanquished and the
victorious [the conquered and the conquerer]
The one to his home. The other to further struggles
for the right. The marches made to
establish the perpetuity of the union are of
no greater importance than the [Inf----?]
since exercised in civil life. [The illegible --teen?]
today where he always stood in the [front]
[&?] battling down the enemies of right & he has
dignified with the hand of a master every
relation he sustains in life, and those of us
who have been presented are permitted to
enjoy that full realization of a nations glory
which its fathers hoped for in vain.

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