Abraham Lincoln Funeral Train at Chicago City Hall

Title

Abraham Lincoln Funeral Train at Chicago City Hall

Subject

Illinois--Chicago
City halls
Mourning
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Funeral rites and ceremonies
Crowds
Funeral journey of Abraham Lincoln to Springfield

Description

The Chicago City Hall building serves as a location for mourners to view President Abraham Lincoln's body when the funeral train stopped in the city on May 1-2, 1865. Crowds formed large lines in and around the black bunting-covered building with as many as 7,000 mourners paying their respects each hour.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

n.d.

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

401507
Miscellaneous Collection
Vertical File Stereograph Collection

Original Format

stereograph
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

9 x 18 cm

Citation

“Abraham Lincoln Funeral Train at Chicago City Hall,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed December 19, 2018, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/26495.