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Lincoln's funeral... Closing events of the Civil War...

Item # 655212

April 24, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, April 24, 1865 

* Abraham Lincoln assassination
* Funeral train arrives in New York
* Closing events of the Civil War

All 8 pages have black mourning rules for the death of Abraham Lincoln.  The first column of the ftpg. has heads on the closing events of the Civil War: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "Negotiations Pending Between Gens. Sherman and Johnston" "A Basis of Peace Proposed" "Gen. Grant Goes to Assume Command in Front of Johnston" "Sherman's Report os His March Through the Carolinas" and much more on this. 
Pages 4 & 5 have reports on the Lincoln funeral with: "THE OBSEQUIES" "Preparations for the Reception of the Remains of the President" "The Body to Reach the City this Morning" "How the Metropolis Will Pay the Last Honors to the Dead" and more.
Eight pages, great condition.

Category: Yankee

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