James McElven

New York, USA
Death 29 Jan 1890
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Plot Section 10, Lot 69
Memorial ID 167401168 · View Source
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Military Funeral
James McElven, late of General Thomas A. Smyth Post, No. 1, G. A. R., was buried with military honors at Riverview Cemetery yesterday afternoon. The funeral was in charge of John R. Kilmer, and the services of the P. E. Church were conducted by Rev. T. Gardiner Litteil, D.D. Past Commander Jacob B. Sliffer was in command of the guard of honor, which was composed of W. S. McNair, John B. McClain, John Spence, John Zebley, Henry Manlove and Charles Pierce. The pall-bearers were Robert McCaulley, James M. Gillmore, Sylvester Solomon and George Reuss. A delegation of the Sons of Veterans were present and assisted in the burial. The regular General Army services were conducted at the grave, and the usual three volleys were fired over the remains by the guard of honor.
(the Morning News, Wilmington, DE, 31 Jan 1890 (Friday), Page 4)



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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James McElven (unknown–29 Jan 1890), Find a Grave Memorial no. 167401168, citing Riverview Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Tedd Cocker (contributor 47025283) .