In a rainy Philadelphia, General George Meade leads Philadelphia's veterans in a welcome home parade
In a torrential rain, Philadelphia troops, with General George Meade at their head, passed in review before Governor Curtin and Philadelphia Mayor Henry in Penn Square in the city. After a reception at the Volunteer Refreshment Saloon, one of its last before closing, the troops were dismissed. (By John Osborne)
J.Thomas Scharf and Thompson Wescott, History of Philadelphia 1609-1884, in three volumes (Philadelphia, PA: L.H. Everts & Co., 1884), I:825.