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1 Vanerml mt tboiJLavto C-el. C-el. C-el. Matbewaoau ' Funeral nerrices 1 were yesterday performed 'over the remains of Col. Rosrucx Mathswsok, late Is command of the Tblrtysixth New-York New-York New-York Volun teers better known as tha First California Begi- Begi- meat CoL.MATBjnrsoa fell whilst bravely leading the regiment into action at the battle of Crampton Gap. In Mary lead. The body has been lying in state In the Governor's Boom at the City Hall, and a num ber of persons yesterday gathered there to take last look at the features of the decad. The ar rangements for the obsequies were mainly superintended superintended by prominent citizens of California now resi- resi- aeni neie. .-. .-. .-. , At about twenty minutes after 3 o'clock the funeral . procession left Ue dtvUall. First came the Sev. onty-firet onty-firet onty-firet Militia Regiment, witn arms reversed, and preceoea oy lhki worm's liana, wnicn played appropriate appropriate music; then the bearsesurroundeJ as escort oy tne oetau.or omcera, under whose charee the body -was -was brought on, namely, Capt. Ross, Capt. Fish, Ltoiit, K- K- Btsaley, Surgeon Wm. B. Little, and 8ergts. Evans,. Fitzslmmons and Burns. following cssne the Common Counctl, ia carrlngea, smd a long line of persons who had known the deceased deceased in his lifetime. The pall-bearers pall-bearers pall-bearers were Maj.- Maj.- ven. rremont, u. a. Jl. u. uarrison, James js. Sills, Hon. F. F. Low. George Wilkes, Hon. Samuel v. snuta, non. J. r. uurton, Henry i bompaon. lir. Eugene Croweil, Eugene Kelly, Wm.' T. Coteman, i. a. mnonmaa, ana uh. inoaiH v. van nuren." The procession took Its way to the Methodist Episcopal Episcopal Churcn, la Greene-etreet. Greene-etreet. Greene-etreet. where services were celebrated bv Rev. F. C. Evu an old friend at tha deceased.: Mr. Samoa, the undertaker, takes charge of the remains until the departure of the ateamer fa wnica tney are to do convevea to uaiitornia. : . - Faaaporta for

Clipped from The New York Times10 Oct 1862, FriPage 5

The New York Times (New York, New York)10 Oct 1862, FriPage 5
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