History of Antietam National Cemetery (Programme of Ceremonies of Masons)
PROGRAMME OF CEREMONIES
ANCIENT, FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS
TO BE OBSERVED ON THE OCCASION OF
LAYING THE CORNER-STONE
ANTIETAM NATIONAL CEMETERY,
AT SHARPSBURG, MD.
Tuesday, September 17th, A. L., 5867,
Which will be laid by Most Worshipful JOHN COATES, Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Md.
The various Masonic Bodies will meet at KEEDYSVILLE, on Tuesday Morning, 17th September, at 10½ o'clock, where they will be formed into line by the Grand Marshal, assisted by his Deputy Grand Marshals, (Purple Sashes and White Rosettes,) in the order named below, and be prepared to take their places in the procession on the arrival of the M. W. the Grand Lodge of Maryland. The Masonic Fraternity will form on the extreme left of the procession, and on its arrival at the Cemetery, will open lines and conduct the Grand Lodge to their position. By order of the
COMMITTEE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
BAND OF MUSIC.
SUBORDINATE LODGES OF
A. F. AND A. MASONS.
CHAPTERS AND GRAND CHAPTERS
Maryland. Board of Trustees of the Antietam National Cemetery.
Washington County Free Library.
23 x 14 cms
J.W. Woods, printer, Baltimore
Antietam National Cemetery; United States History, Civil War, 1861-1865, Registers of dead.
Washington County, Md; 1862-1869.