History of Buffalo County and Its People - Volume I
by Samuel Clay Bassett
|Photo by S. D. Butcher|
|DECORATION DAY AT RIVERSIDE CEMETERY, GIBBON, 1912|
Members of G. K. Warren Post, G.A.R., from left to right: Post Commander P. E. Foxworthy; Past Post Commander James Holloway (supporting the flag); W. C. Rizer; Past Post Commander Emory Wyman; Post Chaplain D. G. Sturdevant; Post Adjutant S. C.. Bassett; kneeling, A Watenpaugh; W. L. Randall, marshall of the day. Following the post are the members of the G. K. Warren W. R. C. In rear of the procession 140 boys and girls bearing wreaths and flowers with which to decorate the graves of seventy soldiers of the Civil ward buried in the cemetery. More than one thousand people of the community were in attendance on the occasion.