From the Richmond Sentinel, 9/15/1864, p. 2

FUNERAL HONORS TO GEN. MORGAN. - The remains of Gen. John H. Morgan will reach this city tonight, or to-morrow night, by the Lynchburg train; and will be received by all the Kentucky delegation in Congress, and all other citizens of Kentucky in the city, and the military authorities and such citizens as choose to unite in this last act of respect to the illustrious chief. The remains will be taken to the Capitol, where they will lie in state until the following day at 12 o'clock, when they will be conveyed to the Cemetery and there deposited in a vault until such time as his State can remove them to the Capitol of his own native Kentucky, and there erect a monument in commemoration of his great achievements.

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