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The Daily Dispatch: January 22, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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in waiting outside were admitted. The body lay in a parlor, encased in a metallic coffin and looked very natural. Upon the case were laid wreaths of camellias and white roses in evergreens. The services were conducted by the Rev. Mr. Washburne, of St. John's Church, assisted by Assistant Bishop Williams, and the Rev. Messrs. Abercrombie and Fisher. The Episcopal burial service was read, and the pall bearers, Gov. Thos. H. Seymour, Hon. Henry C. Deming, E. K. Root, James H. Ashmead, A. W. Birge, Horace Lord, of this city; Col. May of Palo Alto fame, (of New York,) and Chas. Woodbury, Esq., of Boston, bore the body to the tomb, which is situated near the lake upon the grounds surrounding the house — Here there were prayers, and then the remains were lowered to their final resting place. The armory band played a solemn dirge, and the vast concourse dispersed. The services were not concluded until a late hour.--Among the notabilities present besides the gallant May, there were