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Island J. of is vi of at it two fallen animal Infantry, Adjutant Felix Pflanzer. The Apollo Band. Company E, First Regiment, O. N. G. Phillips Division, No. 34, U. R-, K. of P. Uniform Rank, C. K. of O. Uniform Rank, Knights of St. John. Canton Sanders, No. 76. Patriarchs Militant, I. O. O. F. Hamilton Commaridery, No. 6, K. G. E Hamilton Rifles. Col, Oscar Minor Camp, No, 193, Sons of Veterans. Wetzel-Compton post. No. 96, G. A. R. City Officials and Orator in Carriages Hamilton Fire Department. The line of march followed by the pro cession was east on High to Third, north on Third to Heaton, east on Heaton to Greenwood cemetery. At Greenwood cemetery the exercises were very Impressive. After the orders had been read by the adjutant, Felix Pflanzer, the band played an appropriate dirge while a number of school obll dren, under the direction of the ladies of Wetzel-Compton W. R. C, No. 5, strewed flowers on the graves of the soldiers now sleeping their last sleep under the waving pines of peaceful Greenwood. At the conclusion ot this most solemn servlce.the assemblage, led by Wetzel-Compton post sang the national hymn, "My Country'Tls of Thee." Aater Rev. Mason W. Pressly had offered a fervent prayer for tbe memory of those that bad fought and died for their country and for those that had as sembled to pay tribute to tbe memory of our honored dead, the memorial services of the Grand Army of the Republic were read by the officers and members of the post. These services were very im presslve. Immediately following these services, the officers and members of Wetzel Compton Women's Relief corps, No. 5 V conducted tbe services In memory of tbe unknown dead. Tbis was tbe first time that these services were ever used In this city and were therefore something entirely new. The services were led by the president, Flora Dillon, and Mrs. F, Z. Letter.

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  1. Hamilton Evening Journal,
  2. 30 May 1894, Wed,
  3. Page 3

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