Reel

McKinley's Funeral Procession Entering Cemetery

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
493637_1_1
No
Canton, OH, USA
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1901  (Actual Year)
B/W
01:20:06 - 01:23:31
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1151
H9084
N/A
The funeral procession of President William McKinley entering Westlawn Cemetery in Canton, Ohio. (McKinley was shot by an assassin on the 6th of Sept, 1901.) Shot from entrance to cemetery as the Black Horse Cavalry, Troop A, of Cleveland, Ohio, approaches, executing a right wheel as they turn into the cemetery gate. Two rows of men in dark suits and hats walk in the procession, then a few carriages. 01:21:29 Then comes the hearse, on either side of which march the Admirals of the Navy and the Generals of the Army. The hearse is followed by the carriages of the family and friends, then at 01:21;46 comes the National Guard of Ohio. 01:22:58 Following them come the sailors of the United States Navy. Brief shot of some artillery w/ horses pulling gun carriages.