11/21/06 144 W - + 17 - 19 Funeral Procession For Raleigh Mayor, 1882


After an illness of three weeks, Raleigh Mayor Basil C. Manly died on May 15, 1882. His funeral procession started at the south gate of the Capitol Square. The procession moved down Morgan Street to Wilmington Street, up Wilmington Street to Lane Street, down Lane Street to Blount Street, down Blount Street to Edenton Street, up Edenton Street to Christ Church, and from Christ Church up New Bern Avenue and Blount Street to the cemetery. The procession consisted of:

Police
Music
Raleigh Light Infantry (Escort)
Members of Manly's Battery and Ex-Confederate Soldiers
Clergy and Surgeons
Masons
Board of Aldermen and City Officials
Governor and State Officers
County Officers
Officers of the Federal Government
Ex-Federal Officers and Soldiers
Hook and Ladder Company
Rescue Fire Company
Chemical Fire Company
Victor Fire Company
Bucket and Ladder Company
Companies A and F, Fourth Battalion
Citizens





  
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