Document from Jul. 1, 1865

Phoebe Cary Poem on Lincoln's Death

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    Phoebe Cary Poem on Lincoln's Death

  • Description

    Philadelphia publishing house J.B. Lippincott & Co. compiled poetical tributes to President Lincoln in the months after his assassination. This piece, by Phoebe Cary, talks about how the mood of the country has changed from happiness for the end of the war to sadness for Lincoln's death. She goes on to describe his mercy and considerate leadership. Phoebe Cary was a well known poet and suffragette from Ohio. Later in life she moved to New York with her sister, Alice Cary, who was also a poet. During her lifetime she published two volumes of her own work.

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    University of Wisconsin - Madison, Digitized by Google

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    This item is in the public domain and may be reproduced and used for any purpose, including research, teaching, private study, publication, broadcast or commercial use, with proper citation and attribution.

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    Pheobe Cary. "Phoebe Cary Poem on Lincoln's Death". J.B. Lippincott & Co.. Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed August 23, 2017. http://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/1102