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Lincoln Funeral - Viewing in Chicago

Lincoln Funeral - Viewing in Chicago Government American History Disasters Famous Historical Events Nineteenth Century Life Social Studies

Image of  a drawing, by William Waud, depicting a gathering of people in Chicago who are waiting to receive the horse-drawn hearse carrying President Lincoln's remains.

This illustration was published in the Harper's Weekly issue of May 20, 1865 (at page 309) with this caption: 

President Lincoln's Funeral - Reception of the Remains at Chicago, Illinois.

Click on the image for a much-better view.


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Image online, courtesy the U.S. Library of Congress.

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