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Where Our Hero Lies Buried

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St. Louis, Feb. 23.- Gen. Sherman's remains arrived in this city at 8:48 Saturday morning. They were given over to the charge of Ransom post- Gen. Sherman's oíd G. A. B. post - as the train erossed the bridge. When the funeral train pulled into the station here the streets for blocks were a dense mase of earging humanity, while for miles along the route which the funeral cortege would traverse the pavements, balconies, windows, and housetops were alive with people awaiting its appearance, It was with difflculty that the pólice coul'i keep the center of the streets clear. A Silunt Multitude. The silence of grief hovered over all. During the earlier hours of the niorning the only sound that broke the stillness in the city was the roll of the muflled drums as the different bodtes which would take part in the pageant tramped to their places. 'J'he insignia oí sorrow was every bere, the flags were at half-mast, and the laces of the people bore abundaut evidence of theirsorrowat theoccasion which called thein together. About 10:30 the caslcet was taken reverently frorn the train and placed upou a heavily-draped ctii.-sou drawn by four black horses. immediately in the rear of the caisson a black char.íer carne, draped, and carrying the military boots reversed in the stirrups and the accoutrements of a general officer. The Order to 3Iarch. At 11:20 Gen. Merritt gave the word to march. The glorious Seventh cavalry, its ranks depleted by the storm of bullets at Wounded Knee, but its spirit as uubrokeu as ever, led the cortege. Aftir .them United States batteries, and following them the infantry. The caisson followed, guarded by twenty-four veterans of the Thirteenth volunteers, thirteen of the men having been with Sherman in all his campaigns during the rebellion. They were arranged in a hollow square arounrt the caisson. The family and friends of the dead soldier carne next, with the honorary pall-bearers. The boys in blue comprised the next división, and presented a fine appearance, notwithstanding that their heads were bowed in grief for the loss of their beloved commander. Citizens and Ex-Confederates. The rest of the column was made up of civic societies, among them the Southeru Historical society composed of ex-Confederates who had fought hard to stem the advances of the man whose dust was in front. There were innumerable societies following, and last citizens in carriages. In the line were governors, statesinen, soldiers, and representatives of every walk in life. The whole of the Missouri legislature was there, the St. Louis city officials, a nuniber of members of congress, and scores of the distinguished of the land. Arrival ut the Cemetery. The cortege was 2% hours passing a given point, and when the head had reached Calvary the rear had not formed down by the station seven miles away. It was a splendid tribute to one of the i. ation's greatest men. At Calvary Rev. T. E. Sherman, the general's son, took charge of the ceremonies first, and read over the grave the office for the dead of the Roman Catholic chirch. When he had done the coffin was lowered into the grave, and the sound of the clods rolling on it unloosed the pent up emotions of the general's daughters, and they sobbed aloud. They were led away, and Col. Forsythe then took charge of the military part of the services. The infantry was drawn up in line near the grave, three volleys were fired, the last being followed by the detp diapasón of a battery outside the cemetery which fired a triple salute. "Taps; Lights Out." Then a bugler stood at the head of the grave and played the good-night cali "Taps; Lights Out." And as the tones of the instrument rose into the vault of heaven the great throng dispersed and the body of the chieftain was left to its eternal rest. The family ana friends from the east went immediately to the train, and about 6 p. m. started on their sorrowful return journey.