Family members, Secretary Marshall, former Vice President Dawes attend General Pershing's funeral at Arlington Cemetery.
Arlington Virginia USA Date:1948, July 19 Duration:2 min 57 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The state funeral for United States Army, General of the Armies John J Pershing in Washington DC. The cortege entering Arlington National Cemetery. The caisson pauses before the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The casket is removed from the caisson and placed in a catafalque. The Army band plays. Members of the General's family, Secretary of State George Marshall and former Vice President Charles G Dawes in the background. Soldiers and civilians standing in the amphitheater. People carrying umbrellas along the route of march. People take cover in the rain. Policemen on guard. The procession near the Arlington National Cemetery. The Lincoln Memorial in the distant background.
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