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Civil War Harper's Weekly, May 6, 1865

The May 6, 1865 Edition of Harper's Weekly includes a touching portrait of President Abraham Lincoln, and his son Tad.  This issue was published shortly after President Lincoln's Assassination, and includes incredible historical content on Lincoln, the Assassination, Reconstruction, Lincoln's funeral, and news of a mourning nation. 

 

Abraham Lincoln and his Son Tad Lincoln

President Abraham Lincoln and His Son Tad

Pacification of Confederate States

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Lincoln Funeral in New York

Abraham Lincoln's Funeral in New York

Abraham Lincoln Funeral

Ford's Theater

Ford's Theater

President Lincoln's Dead Body

Abraham Lincoln Lying In State

Abraham Lincoln's Funeral Procession

Abraham Lincoln Across Street from Ford's Theater

Abraham Lincoln on His Death Bed Across from Ford's Theater

Abraham Lincoln in White House Green Room

Abraham Lincoln Lying in State in White House East Room

 

 

HARPER'S WEEKLY.

[MAY 6, 1865.

284

SECRETARY SEWARD'S ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION, APRIL 14, 1865—THE ASSASSIN TURNING UPON MR. FREDERICK SEWARD AT THE DOOR OF THE SICK-ROOM.

her husband the happy father of a fine boy. Such a glorious baby was never seen. He had fair hair and blue eyes, and his father's nose ;

and they christened him Saxon ; and the bells were rung ; and the heir to the great fortune was born at last !

FORD'S THEATRE AT WASHINGTON.

House where Mr. Lincoln died.

VIEW OF A PORTION OF 10TH STREET, OPPOSITE FORD'S THEATRE.

pipes, their peace, and their liberty for nothing. Poor Martin always looked very guilty if any allusion happened to be made to this subject.

Matters went on thus for seven years, and then, to the amazement of the village and the delight of the brothers, Madame Marie made

William Seward Assassination
Ford's Theater
Peterson House Where Lincoln Died
Abraham Lincoln Catafalque

 

 

  

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