Photograph from Apr. 22, 1865

9th Union League Regiment waiting for the body of the President

  • Full Title

    9th Union League Regiment waiting for the body of the President

  • Description

    A photograph taken by Ridgway Glover of soldiers that depicts a crowd of soldiers and civilians waiting for the arrival of Lincoln’s funeral train into Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The soldiers gathered, part of the 9th Union League were also members of the 125th Pennsylvania Infantry regiment. Lincoln’s body arrived in Philadelphia on April 22 and remained there until April 23 before it traveled to New York City.

  • Source

    Huntington Digital Library, photST Glover (6)

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    Use of this item for research, teaching and private study is permitted with proper citation and attribution. Reproduction of this item for publication, broadcast or commercial use requires written permission. For permission, please contact Huntington Digital Library, San Marino, Ca.

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    Ridgway Glover. "9th Union League Regiment waiting for the body of the President". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed November 13, 2018. http://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/823