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Washington Monument

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The First City Troop escorted President McKinley to the reviewing stand.

The Washington Monument is unveiled by President McKinley.

President McKinley reviews the troops. A total of 11,594 soldiers, sailors, and guardsmen marched in the parade of troops.

Provisional Brigade of United States Troops, Col. S. S. Sumner, 6th Cavalry, commanding.

Provisional Brigade, United States Navy, Capt. W. C. Wise, commanding.
Battalion United States Marine Corps, Capt. B. Reeves Russell, commanding.
Battalion of Sailors from the United States Monitor "Terror,” Capt. P. F. Harrington, commanding.
Battalion of Sailors from the United States Battleship "Texas," Lieut. Commander D. Delehanty, commanding.
Crew of the French aviso "Fulton," Commander Lespinasse de Saune.

Hon. Daniel H. Hastings, Governor of Pennsylvania, and Staff.

14th Infantry.-Col. William J. Glenn.

2d Infantry.-Lieut.-Col. Henry T. Dechert, commanding.

8th Infantry.-Lieut.-Col. Theodore F. Hoffman, commanding.

The southwest view of the Washington Monument, in its original location at the Green Street entrance to Fairmount Park.

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