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Eisenhower Funeral Photographs

 

March 29, 1969

The casket bearing the remains of the late General Eisenhower rests in state in Bethlehem Chapel at the Washington National Cathedral as members of the Joint Honor Guard maintain a Death Watch.

DDE rests in state
photo 71-456-42 / U.S. Army - public domain

 

DDE rests in state
photo 71-456-46 / U.S. Army - public domain

 

March 30, 1969

The funeral cortege pauses at Sixteenth and Constitution Avenue and the remains of General Eisenhower are transferred from the hearse to the horse-drawn caisson.

horse drawn caisson
photo 71-456-93 / U.S. Army - public domain

 

A 21-gun salute is fired as the funeral cortege approaches the Capitol Plaza.

21 gun salute at Capitol
photo 71-456-102 / U.S. Army - public domain

 

Dignitaries pay their last respects in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol.

public paying respects
photo 71-456-147 / U.S. Army - public domain

 

President Richard M. Nixon places a wreath at the casket in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol.

President Nixon placing wreath
photo 71-456-134 / U.S. Army - public domain

 

President Charles DeGaulle of France pays his respects to the late
General Eisenhower at the Rotunda of the Capitol.

President Charles DeGaulle paying respects
photo 71-456-150 / U.S. Army - public domain

 

The public pays their last respects in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol.

public paying respects
photo 71-456-155 / U.S. Army - public domain

 

public paying respects
photo 71-456-161 / U.S. Army - public domain

 

April 2, 1969

Funeral service at the Eisenhower Library in Abilene, Kansas.

funeral services in Abilene
photo 71-456-307 / U.S. Army - public domain

 

Burial service at the Place of Meditation in Abilene, KS.

burial service in Abilene
photo 71-456-334 / U.S. Army - public domain