Document from Apr. 17, 1865

Proceedings of a Called Meeting

  • Full Title

    Proceedings of a called meeting of ministers of all religious denominations in the District of Columbia, in the First Baptist Church on Thirteenth Street, Monday, April 17

  • Description

    Minutes of a meeting of ministers of various denominations in Washington, D.C. to organize a response to the assassination and burial of President Lincoln. Includes remarks by Rev. Gurley, who was a close friend of the Lincolns during his time as Chaplain of the United States Senate. He preached the funeral sermon at the White House on April 19.

  • Source

    Springer Collection, Oakland University Special Collections

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    Phineas Densmore Gurley. "Proceedings of a called meeting of ministers of all religious denominations in the District of Columbia, in the First Baptist Church on Thirteenth Street, Monday, April 17". McGill & Witherow. Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed August 15, 2018. http://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/805