Philadelphia Inquirer 5 July 1861 page 8
ITS OBSERVANCE IN THIS CITY.
THE MILITARY DISPLAY
The great feature of the day, and the one to which our citizens were loaking [sic] with extreme interest, was the parade in the morning of the military organizations of Philadelphia. The Reserve Brigade, Home Guard and independent companies which turned out upon the occasion, did credit to their city.
FIRST REGIMENT, INFANTRY OF THE LINE--COL. JOHN M. BICKEL
Company A 13th Ward--Captain E M Gregory.