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Lincoln Funeral in New York - Coffin Transfer

Lincoln Funeral in New York - Coffin Transfer Government American History Disasters Famous Historical Events Nineteenth Century Life Social Studies

The people of New York City held a funeral for President Lincoln on the 25th of April, 1865.  It was ten days after the President's death.

In this illustration, we see Lincoln's coffin being transferred from City Hall to the funeral car.

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Media Credits

Illustration published in the May 13, 1865 issue of Harper's Weekly, at page 300.  Online, courtesy Library of Congress.

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