The Press: End of a Veteran

General Robert E. Lee, astride his white horse Traveller, shone bravely from the frontispiece of the Confederate Veteran's December issue, published last week in Nashville. Beneath the picture was the caption: "I can only say that he is a Confederate Gray." It was the magazine's farewell salute, after 40 years' service. Death had cut the ranks of Confederate veterans to 4,500. Depression had forced the United Daughters of the Confederacy, which kept the magazine alive in recent years, to withdraw its support. Circulation of the final issue was 6,000. Its peak had been...

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