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Many Prominent Persons Present.

ericksburg. President Baer came in a special train of three coaches, composed of an engine, private car "Reading," sleeping car "Atlas," dining car "Pennsylvania," with a number of prominent people as his guests. Two special trains brought Governor Stuart and staff, and many of the Federal veterans.

THE MONUMENT.

The monument is twenty feet high, the statue being nine feet, and pedestal and base eleven feet. On the front of the monument is the following inscription: "Erected by Pennsylvania to commemorate the charge of General Humphrey's Division of Fifth Army Corps on Marye's Heights, Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; 134th, 129th, 126th, 91st, 133d, 155th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry." It is a beautiful piece of work of Stony Creek, Conn., granite, hone finish.