Tag Archives: Funeral of Abraham Lincoln

hate speech?

Some people, who attended a memorial service for Abraham Lincoln in Wrentham, Massachusetts on the day of his Washington, D.C. funeral, weren’t too happy with what they saw when they left church. From The New-York Times December 30, 1867: Damages … Continue reading

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“Many said: Is it possible to save our nation?”

From The New-York Times May 5, 1865: THE BURIAL.; President Lincoln Again at His Western Home. The Mortal, Four Years Absent, Returns Immortal. Close of the Grandest Funeral Procession in History. Two Weeks’ Solemn March Among Millions of Mourners. The … Continue reading

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obsequies

From a Seneca County, New York newspaper on April 21, 1865: OBSEQUIES OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN. The funeral ceremonies over the remains of the late President LINCOLN took place at the Executive Mansion in Washington on Wednesday, in the presence of … Continue reading

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