Photograph from Apr. 28, 1865

Catafalque on Public Square, Cleveland, Ohio

  • Full Title

    Lincoln's catafalque on Public Square, Cleveland, Ohio with monument statue of Oliver Hazard Perry in foreground April 28, 1865

  • Description

    View of Lincoln's catafalque on displayed on Public Square in Cleveland, Ohio, on April 28, 1865. Immediately in front of the catafalque is the Perry Monument with the statue of Oliver Hazard Perry, a hero of the War of 1812. Until Lincoln's election and subsequent assassination, Perry was the ultimate American hero for the people of Cleveland, some of whom maybe have witnessed first hand Perry's victory over the British Navy on Lake Erie.

  • Source

    www.wrhs.org

  • Rights

    Permission for personal or research use; publication or reproduction requires written permission from the Western Reserve Historical Society.

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  • Cite this Item

    unknown photographer, likely either Thomas Sweeney or J. M. Greene. "Lincoln's catafalque on Public Square, Cleveland, Ohio with monument statue of Oliver Hazard Perry in foreground April 28, 1865". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed December 9, 2018. http://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/216