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

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Three veteran society representatives, Mr. John McElroy, national senior vice-commander of the Grand Army of the Republic; Israel W. Stone, commander of the Department of the Potomac of the Grand Army of the Republic, and Gen. R.G.  Dyrenforth, national commander of the Union Veteran Union.
Platoon of representatives of veteran organizations, Col.  J.T.  Wilkinson, Spanish War Veterans; Col.  J. Edwin Browne, Union Veteran Legion; Chaplain C.E.  Stevens, Department of the Potomac, Grand Army of the Republic; A.M.  Daniels, commander Post No. 6, Department of the Potomac; Past Commander George P. Davis, of Burnside Post; A.R.  Greene, past department commander of Kansas; Grand Commander John M. Meacham, Department of the Potomac, Union Veterans’ Union; Arthur Hendricks, past commander Department of the Potomac, Grand Army of the Republic; L.K.  Brown, of Burnside Post, Grand Army of the Republic.

  Remains of the President.

ORDERS TO GUARD OF HONOR.

The following special order was issued on the 16th: 

The special guard of honor, composed of general officers of the army and admirals of the navy, will not march in the procession contemplated for Tuesday.  The special guard of honor—­general officers of the army, active and retired; the admirals of the navy, active and retired—­not otherwise instructed will assemble in full dress as follows: 

  Monday, September 16, 1901, at the White House at 8 P.M.

  Tuesday, September 17, 1901, at the east front of the Capitol at
  9:30 A.M.

Acting Secretary Hackett has issued the following order to govern the navy in the funeral ceremonies: 

  [SPECIAL ORDER No. 13.]

  NAVY DEPARTMENT, Washington, Sept. 16, 1901.

All officers on the active list of the navy and Marine Corps on duty in Washington will assemble in full dress uniform at 7:30 P.M.  Monday evening, September 16, at Pennsylvania Railroad station for the purpose of meeting the remains of the late President of the United States.  They will again assemble in the same uniform in the grounds of the Executive Mansion and near the eastern gate at 9 A.M. on Tuesday, September 17, to march as guard of honor in the procession from the Executive Mansion to the Capitol.

  The following special guard of honor is hereby appointed: 

  The Admiral of the Navy, Rear Admiral A.S.  Crowninshield, Rear Admiral
  Charles O’Neil, Paymaster-General A.S.  Kenny, Brig.-Gen. Charles
  Heywood, U.S.M.C.

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