Abraham Lincoln's funeral, a very public affair conducted in numerous places, enabled millions of Americans to share moments of profound grief following his shocking assassination at Ford's Theater in April 1865.
Lincoln's body was carried back to Illinois by train, and along the way funeral observances were held in American cities. These vintage images depict events as Americans mourned their murdered president.
|The Funeral Carriage||Pennsylvania Avenue Procession||Funeral Train Locomotive||The Funeral Railroad Car|
|The Philadelphia Hearse||The Nation Mourns||Lincoln Lay in State at City Hall||Lincoln's Funeral Leaving City Hall|
|Procession On Broadway||Funeral at Union Square||Procession in Ohio||The Funeral In Springfield|