Funeral of Abraham Lincoln



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Y/M/D Description Place
1865/04/19 On Hanover Square in Syracuse, Hon Charles B Sedgwick eulogizes Abraham Lincoln. Hanover Square Historic District, Syracuse, NY
1865/04/24 New Yorkers pay their respects to the fallen president lying in state on a bier at City Hall. After viewing the body, Augustus Saint-Gaudens waits in the line for hours to view the Lincoln again. New York City Hall, New York City
1865/04/25 Abraham Lincoln's funeral train arrives in New York City's Hudson River Station (lost). James Farley Post Office, New York City
1865/04/25 Lincoln's funeral procession moves down Broadway, passing the home of Cornelius Van Schaack Roosevelt (SW corner of Broadway and 14th St, demolished) where his 7 year old grandson, Theodore, watches from a 2nd-floor window. Union Square Park, New York City
1865/04/26 Tens of thousands of people pay their last respects to Abraham Lincoln as his funeral train stops briefly at Vanderbilt Square Station (lost) in Syracuse.
1865/05/03 Lincoln's body lays in state in Representatives Hall, May 3-4 1865 Old State Capitol, Springfield
1865/05/04 Funeral service for Abraham Lincoln Springfield, IL Lincoln Tomb, Springfield

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