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The Lincoln funeral train in Michigan City, Indiana, on May 1, 1865
The Lincoln funeral train in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on April 22, 1865
The Lincoln funeral train in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on April 22, 1865
LOC image of Abraham Lincoln's hearse passing the Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio, on April 29, 1865
The Lincoln funeral train in Cleveland, Ohio, on April 28, 1865; the locomotive Nashville pulled the train from Cleveland to Columbus
Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession in New York City; 6-year-old Teddy Roosevelt watches from a second story window in his grandfather's home
Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington on April 19, 1865
The hearse used in Abraham Lincoln's Springfield, Illinois, funeral; it was lent to Springfield by the city of St. Louis
Harper's Weekly illustration of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession in New York
Abraham Lincoln's White House funeral; drawn by G. White and engraved by Oliver Pelton of Hartford, Connecticut
The Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio, on the day of Abraham Lincoln's funeral - April 29, 1865
The Public Square in Cleveland, Ohio, on April 28, 1865
In Chicago the train stopped on a trestle that carried the tracks out into Lake Michigan
LOC photo of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession passing under an ornamental arch at 12th Street in Chicago, Illinois, on May 1, 1865
Abraham Lincoln's Springfield home draped in mourning (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library)
Old Bob, Abraham Lincoln's horse, in a mourning blanket in Springfield on May 4, 1865; Rev. Henry Brown is on the left, and Rev. William C. Trevan is on the right (Frederick W. Ingmire)
LOC photo of the funeral car that conveyed Abraham Lincoln's remains from the White House to the Capitol on April 19, 1865
William Waud's drawing of Abraham Lincoln's coffin in City Hall in Chicago (LOC)
Illustration of the interior of Abraham Lincoln's funeral car (New York Public Libary collection)
William Waud's illustration of the placing of Abraham Lincoln's coffin inside the reception vault in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Illinois, on May 4, 1865 (LOC)
Funeral rites for Abraham Lincoln in San Francisco (Carl Sandburg; Abraham Lincoln: The War Years)

Chronological coverage of the funeral train and more pictures can be found HERE.

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