Abraham Lincoln & Family
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Account of Lincoln's Funeral in Washington, D.C.[Detail]
Account of Lincoln's Funeral in Washington, D.C.Detail from Thursday April 20, 1865 Evening Star, describing the Lincoln funeral procession in Washington, D.C. Local establishments whose Pennsylvania Avenue storefronts are described in this detail of local reactions to the assassination include Philp & Solomons; Hudson Taylor; L.F. Clark's; and Sweetser & Co.
"Signifcant [sic] Letter."
Excerpt of a letter from Ward Hill Lamon, former U.S. Marshal, to President Johnson. Lamon explains the late president’s plans for reconstruction: “All the energies of his nature were given to a vigorous prosecution of the war while the rebellion lasted, but he equally determined upon a vigorous prosecution of peace as soon as the armed hostility should end.” Published in The Selma Morning Times on April 14, 1866. Partner Institution: Alabama Archives and History.