Burial of Union dead at Gettysburg still not completed by October 1863

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Burial of Union dead at Gettysburg still not completed by October 1863 - THE DEAD ON THE GETTYSBURG BATTLE-FIELD. The...
THE DEAD ON THE GETTYSBURG BATTLE-FIELD. The arrangements are nearly completed tor the removal of the remains of the Union soldiers Bcattered over the Gettysburg battle-field, to the burial ground which is being prepared by the several Slates interested, for their reception and proper burial. All the dead wiil be disinterred and the remains put iu cofhns and buried, and the graves, where marked or known, wih be carefully remarked in this Soldiers' Cemetery. It it is the intention of the friends of any deceased soldier to take hits remains home tor burial, they wiil confer a favor by immediately making known to mo their intention. After the bodies are removed to the cemetery, it will be very desirable not to disarrange the order of the graves by any removals. Davix Wills, Agent ior A. ii. CtTKTtH, Governor of Pa. Gettysburg, October 6th, 153- The papers tbronvhrait all the States-will confer a

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  1. The Philadelphia Inquirer,
  2. 08 Oct 1863, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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