Ribbon from May. 1, 1865

Mourning Ribbon with American Flags

  • Full Title

    Mourning Ribbon with American Flags

  • Description

    President Andrew Johnson declared June 1, 1865, to be a “national day of fasting and prayer.” People all over the country collected souvenir memorabilia, like this mourning ribbon, as a way to take part in the observances.

  • Source

    Ford's Theatre National Historic Site, FOTH 26

  • Rights

    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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    unknown. "Mourning Ribbon with American Flags". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed January 15, 2019. http://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/877