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Nice coverage of the Lincoln funeral...



Item # 668792

April 22, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 22, 1865 

* Abraham Lincoln assassination
* Funeral train headed for Springfield


Half of the first column is taken up with a nice stack of headlines concerning Lincoln's funeral, including: "THE FUNERAL TRAIN" "Sad & Interesting Details of the Removal of the President's Remains from Washington to Baltimore" "The Obsequies in the Monumental City" "The Whole Route Draped in Black & the Entire Country in Mourning" "The Obsequies in the Army" "The Grand Preparations for the Funeral in the Metropolis" and much more.
More on the inside as well including: "THE ASSASSINS" "Booth Not Yet Caught" "Two of His Alleged Accomplices Under Arrest" and much more.
All columns on all 8 pages have black mourning rules. Never bound nor trimmed, various wear at the two folds and the margins with margin tears & light foxing.

Item from Catalog 298 (released for September, 2020)...

Category: Yankee