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Executive Order

September 16, 1892

In order that the members of the Grand Army of the Republic employed in the public service in the city of Washington may have the opportunity of joining in the parade arranged for Tuesday, the 20th of September instant, and that all others may unite with the citizens of the District of Columbia in showing honor to the Union soldiers and sailors to be gathered in the national capital on that occasion--

It is hereby ordered, That the several Executive Departments and the Public Printing Office be closed on that day.

By the President:


Benjamin Harrison, Executive Order Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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