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Unknown [Programme of funeral procession]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00247 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Broadsides Date: 19 April 1865 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Broadside consists of information on the arrangement of Lincoln's funeral procession. Includes details on the order in which participants of the procession will walk. Also includes requests such as the closing of all businesses at 10 a.m. and that a mourning badge be worn duing the procession. The program is for the funeral procession held in Washington, D.C. A small dried flower is included with the document.

People: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Assassinations, Lincoln Assassination, Death, President

Sub Era: The American Civil War