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Gen M Jenkins were interred on Sunday afternoon at Summerville, in the graveyard of the Episcopal Church at that place, alongside the resting place of his mother. ’ The body arrived at Summerville at a quarter past three o'clock, under an escort of State Cadets from the Arsenal Academy of Columbia. The coffin, with the Confederate flag spread over it, was placed upon a carriage, and a procession formed of all the inhabitants of the village, and the convalescent soldiers in the hospital that were able to attend. Before the procession began to move, the ladies in the village brought in beautiful wreaths and numerous bequests of flowers and strewed them in profusion upon the coffin. The remains were followed to the grave by several members of the family, including the deceased widow, his father in law, Gen D F Jamison, and his two brothers Major J Jenkins and Dr. Jenkins. Upon the arrival of the remains at the village, and during the passing of the procession, the church bells were toiled, and every expression of grief and sympathy exhibited by the villagers.--The ladies present at the interment bedecked the grave with flowers, and gave vent to their heart felt sorrow in the tears which were freely shed over the mortal remains of the departed hero. Gen Jenkins was a member of the Episcopal Church at Summerville, and partook of the holy sacrament but a few weeks before taking his departure for Virginia. When taking leave of his friends he remarked that he was going to fight his last battle.
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