248 Southern Historical Society Papers.
HUNTER HOLMES McGUIRE, M. D., LL. D.
Unveiling a Statue of in the Capitol Square, Richmond, Va., January 7, 1904.
WITH THE ADDRESSES DELIVERED ON THE OCCASION.
The monument of the distinguished surgeon and beloved physician, Dr. Hunter McGuire, a seated figure in bronze, on granite plinth, the cost of which was subscribed by his friends and admirers, and which stands near the entrance at nth and Capital streets, and east of and near that of his redoubtable chieftain, " Stonewall " Jackson, was unveiled in the midst of an immense throng on Thursday, Jan- uary 7, 1904, with impressive ceremonies.
The following is the inscription :
HUNTER HOLMES McGuiRE, M. D., LL. D., PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL
AND OF THE
AMERICAN SURGICAL ASSOCIATIONS; FOUNDER OF THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF
MEDICINE; MEDICAL DIRECTOR, JACKSON'S CORPS
ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA; AN EMINENT CIVIL AND MILITARY SURGEON
AND BELOVED PHYSICIAN.
AN ABLE TEACHER AND VIGOROUS WRITER;
A USEFUL CITIZEN AND BROAD
GIFTED IN MIND AND GENEROUS IN HEART, THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED BY HIS MANY
The invited guests and the officers of the Association, having assembled on the platform erected for their accommodation, the assembly was called to order by the Hon. George L. Christian,