A Supplement to A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents eBook

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The following morning there will be exercises at the Capitol at 10 o’clock.  At 1 P.M. the remains will be borne to the depot of the Pennsylvania Railroad, and thence conveyed to their final resting place at Canton, Ohio.

FROM WHITE HOUSE TO CAPITOL.

ORDER OF PROCESSION FOR TUESDAY.

SECTION I.

  Funeral Escort,
  Under Command of
  Maj.-Gen. John R. Brooke, U.S.A. 
  Artillery Band. 
  Squadron of Cavalry. 
  Company A, United States Engineers. 
  Two Batteries C Artillery. 
  Marine Band. 
  Battalion of Marines. 
  Battalion of United States Seamen. 
  Brigade of National Guard, District of Columbia.

SECTION II.

Under Command of Chief Marshal,
Gen. Henry V. Boynton. 
Clergymen in Attendance. 
Physicians who attended the late President. 
Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. 
Grand Army of the Republic. 
Guard of Honor.  Guard of Honor. 
Hearse. 
Bearers.  Bearers.

Officers of the army, Navy and Marine Corps in this city who are not on duty with the troops forming the escort will form, in full dress, right in front, on either side of the hearse—­the army on the right and the Navy and Marine Corps on the left—­and compose the guard of honor.

Family of the late President. 
Relatives of the late President. 
Ex-President of the United States.

SECTION III.

  THE PRESIDENT. 
  The Cabinet Ministers. 
  The Diplomatic Corps. 
  The Chief Justice and Associate Justices of the Supreme
    Court of the United States. 
  The Senators of the United States. 
  Members of the U.S.  House of Representatives. 
  Governors of States and Territories. 
  Commissioners of the District of Columbia. 
  The Judges of the Court of Claims, the Judiciary of the District of
    Columbia, and Judges of the United States Courts. 
  The Assistant Secretaries of State, Treasury, War, Navy, Interior and
    Agricultural Departments. 
  The Assistant Postmasters General. 
  The Solicitor General and the Assistant Attorneys General. 
  Organized Societies.

The troops designated to form the escort will assemble on the north side of Pennsylvania avenue, facing the Executive Mansion, left resting on the eastern entrance to the grounds, and in inverse order, so that when the column is formed to the left, the organizations will be in the order above described.  The formation will be completed at 9 A.M. on Tuesday, the 17th instant.

The civic procession will form in accordance with the directions to be given by the chief marshal.

The officers of the army and navy selected to compose the special guard of honor will be at the Capitol so as to receive the remains upon arrival there.

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