President Abraham Lincoln's Coffin


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Civil War Harper's Weekly, April 29, 1865

The April 29, 1865 edition of Harper's Weekly is a first edition description of the Assassination and Death of President Abraham Lincoln.  We present below, for your research and perusal, the entire newspaper.  Click on the thumbnails to be taken to the full, readable, rendition of that page.


Abraham Lincoln Assassination

 Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln Death

Abraham Lincoln's Death

Lincoln's Box at Ford's Theater

President Lincoln is Shot by John Wilkes Booth

John Wilkes Booth kills Abraham Lincoln

Fort Sumter at the End of the Civil War

The Siege of Mobile Alabama

The Siege of Mobile, Alabama

President Abraham Lincoln and Flag Draped Coffin

Abraham Lincoln's Coffin

General Sherman's Army

Sherman's Army





Abraham Lincoln's Coffin

This illustration is by Thomas Nast, and represents Nast's Tribute to the fallen president.  The illustration shows Columbia, or Lady Liberty, kneeling and weeping over Abraham Lincoln's Coffin. The picture also shows a grieving Union Soldier, contemplating the loss of his commander and chief.  Also pictured is a Union Navy man, likewise mourning Abraham Lincoln's death.




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