Speech from Feb. 17, 1866

The Lincoln Congressional Commemoration

  • Full Title

    "From Washington. The Lincoln Congressional Commemoration in Washington - Imposing Funeral Ceremonies - Bancroft's Oration."

  • Description

    Article discussing the ceremony held to honor the late President Lincoln on his birthday, February 12. An excerpt of George Bancroft’s memorial address is included, with a description of the audience’s response to it. Published in the Montgomery Daily Mail on February 17, 1866.

  • Source

    Excerpt from the Montgomery Daily Mail, item number ADVCOL42. Catalog record for this title is available here

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    Montgomery Daily Mail. ""From Washington. The Lincoln Congressional Commemoration in Washington - Imposing Funeral Ceremonies - Bancroft's Oration."". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed October 18, 2018. http://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/233