26th Degree

26° Friend and Brother Eternal
This degree teaches the quality of mercy; that it is a spirit of compassion and a tenderness of heart which dispose us
to overlook injuries and to treat an offender better than he deserves.

26thCast of Characters
Scene One:
Brigadier General Albert Sidney Johnston, U.S.A., age 58
Major Lewis Armistead, U.S.A., age 44
Captain Winfield Scott Hancock, U.S.A

Scene Two:
Narrator
Brigadier General Lewis Armistead, C.S.A., age 46
Brigadier General James Kemper, C.S.A., age 40
Major General George Pickett, C.S.A., age 38
Soldiers

Scene Three:
Narrator
Major General Winfield Scott Hancock, U.S.A., age 39
Captain Henry Bingham, U.S.A., age 30
Wounded soldiers
Medical personnel