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THE SERVICES AT THE GRAVE. THE TATTOO TO BE SOUNDED AFTER TBS BENEDICTION At the request of CoL Grant tha tattoo Will be Bounded lmmediatelv after tbe hanaullx. tlon Is pronounced over the body ot Gen. Grant at tne tomo at Kiversiae rark to-day. to-day. to-day. CoL Grant wrote that he had heard tha call son nriri at . military funeral he attended In the West some years agevana it naa seemed to him a 01101' and beautiful tribute. All who have beard It will agree with CoL Grant, as the musio Is beautiful f n the extreme, especially the Anal notes, whioh are touohlngly mournful. The ceremonies at the tomb will be opened with tbe performance of the Grand Army of the Republio ritual by Meade Post, ot Philadelphia. Thu will occupy about 15 minutes. The Rev. Dr. Newman will then read tbe funeral service service of tba MethodUt Episcopal Church. Dr. ewman having pronounced tbe benediction, tbe tattoo will be sounded by Trumpeter K rouse, of Capt Beck's command. Battery A, Fifth Cnlted States Artillery, of the Guard of Honor. Thirty seconds later three volleys of musketry will be fired by regiments selected by Geo. Sbaler. Three salvos of artillery will then be fired by Capt. Randolph's Light Battery F, of four pieces. Tba same battery will then Are a Presidential Presidential salute of 21 guna, tbe salute to which Gen. Grant waa so long entitled. This salute will close the funeral ceremonies, ao far as the land forces are concerned. :

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 08 Aug 1885, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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