Source: Evening Bulletin
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Borne to the Grave”
City of publication: Maysville, Kentucky
Date of publication: 20 September 1901
Volume number: 20
Issue number: 256
|“Borne to the Grave.” Evening Bulletin 20 Sept. 1901 v20n256: p. 1.|
|McKinley funeral services (Canton, OH); McKinley funeral services (Canton, OH: attendees).|
|Charles Dick; Hiram Doll; Arthur B. Foster; William McKinley; Thomas W. Minshull; H. S. Moses; George K. Nash; Theodore Roosevelt; Emmet F. Taggart; Eli Torrance [misspelled below]; Theodore Voges.|
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Borne to the Grave
Funeral Pageant Which Performed the Last Sad Offices.
Canton, O., Sept. 19.—After the services at the
church the funeral procession proceeded to Westlawn cemetery in the following
Squad of police, Chief Marshal Doll of Canton and aides.
First Division, General Torrence, national commander Grand Army, commanding—Staff of General Torrence; Grand Army band; E. F. Taggart, department commander Grand Army of Ohio and staff; Canton post, Canton, O.; Buckley post, Akron, O.; Bell-Harmon post, Warren, O.; C. G. Chamberlain post, East Palestine, O.; Given Post, Wooster, O.; Union Veteral [sic] Legion, Canton.
Second Division, Major General Charles Dick, commanding—Detachments of Ohio National Guard; troop A of Ohio National Guard, guard of honor; survivors of the Twenty-third Ohio, President McKinley’s regiment; President Roosevelt and cabinet; honorary pall-bearers, generals of army and admirals of the navy; officiating clergymen; officers of the army and navy; THE FUNERAL CAR; family and relatives of the late President McKinley; Loyal Legion; president of senate and United States senators; speaker of house of representatives and members; governors of states, with staffs; Louisiana delegation, representing state and United Confederate Veterans; Governor Nash of Ohio and other state officers; circuit court judges of Ohio; Governor McKinley’s former staff officers; federal officials of Cleveland, Chicago, Canton and Massillon, O.; board of directors of Pan-American exposition; board of Cook county commissioners, Chicago.
Third division, Captain H. S. Moses, commanding—Gate City Guards, Atlanta, Ga.; Cleveland Greys; Cleveland Scotts Guards; William McKinley command, Spanish-American War Veterans; Sons of Veterans.
Fourth division, A. B. Foster, grand commander of Ohio, commanding—Knights Templars, with commanderies from Louisville, Canton, Massillon, O., Toledo, Zanesville, Steubenville, Cleveland, Painesville, Lima, Cincinnati, Youngstown, Mansfield, Pomeroy, Akron, Circleville, Marion, Warren, Hamilton, Salem, Wooster, Marietta, Uhrichsville and East Liverpool, O.
Fifth division, Brigadier General Thomas W. Minchull commanding—Eighth infantry of state militia; Fifth infantry; Ohio City company, Martin’s Ferry, Ohio; Second infantry, Lima; lodges of the Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Junior Order United American Mechanics; Knights of St. John; representatives of Sigma Alpha and Epsilon fraternities.
Sixth division, Theodore Voges commanding—Cleveland chamber of commerce; Americus club, Pittsburg [sic]; Union League club, Chicago; Lincoln club, Chicago; Hamilton club, Chicago; Lincoln club of New Brighton, Pa.
Seventh division—Officials and citizens of various Ohio cities.
Arriving at the cemetery the casket was mounted on supports beside the walk and at the entrance to the receiving vault until the last concourse had marched by. Then the remains of William McKinley were consigned to the vault there to remain until the final burial place is constructed. A guard was placed about the vault which will be maintained night and day until the final interment.