Sallie Kennedy Alexander
husband and little son, reached this saddened home on the 10th of this month. Dear General was laid to rest the following day. Annie has borne this dreadful sorrow with a Christian resignation which I have never seen approached. The lines of grief were etched deep in her face, but not a murmur has escaped her - and her faithstill keeps her up. I was very anxious for many days feeling that collapse must come - now I feel that one will not, and through the sorrow now and then catch a glimpse of the sweet Sister as I have known her always in other days. To her have been sent the loveliest tributes of respect and love for General, and his death and funeral seemed more a triumph than aught else. We will remain with my Sister I think through
1900 Apr 23
Original letter dimensions: 17 x 22 cm.
Reel 11, Image 0213
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