Abraham Lincoln Lying in State in the White House Green Room


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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  This issue was published shortly after President Lincoln's Assassination, and includes incredible historical content on Lincoln, the Assassination, Reconstruction, Lincoln's funeral, and news of a mourning nation.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

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Abraham Lincoln in White House Green Room

Abraham Lincoln Lying in State in White House Green Room

Abraham Lincoln Lying in State in White House Green Room

President Lincoln's Funeral - Service at the White House - April 19, 1865 [See Page 278]

The above illustration shows a dramatic image of a nation mourning their fallen president.  The illustration shows Abraham Lincoln's casket on display in the White House East Room.  The illustration is an original leaf from a Civil War Harper's Weekly newspaper.




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