Document from Apr. 22, 1865

Union League Funeral Ticket

  • Full Title

    Union League of Philadelphia Funeral Invitation Ticket

  • Description

    President Lincoln's funeral procession traveled from Washington, D.C., to Springfield, Illinois. When the procession stopped in Philadelphia, members of the Union League received the President's body at Independence Hall before the public viewing on April 23.

  • Source

    The Abraham Lincoln Foundation of The Union League of Philadelphia (Object ID: XI.2.004)

  • Rights

    Use of this item for research, teaching and private study is permitted with proper citation and attribution, as “Courtesy of The Abraham Lincoln Foundation of The Union League of Philadelphia.” Reproduction of this item for publication, broadcast or commercial use requires written permission. For permission, please contact The Abraham Lincoln Foundation.

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    Union League of Philadelphia. "Union League of Philadelphia Funeral Invitation Ticket". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed April 20, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/1007