Still Image from May. 1, 1865

Reception of the Remains at Chicago

  • Full Title

    Reception of the Remains at Chicago

  • Description

    Civil War artist correspondent, William Waud, depicted Lincoln's funeral car arriving in on May 1, 1865. It was published in Harper's Weekly on May 20, 1865.

  • Transcription

    Inscribed below title: The Funeral car passing under the arch. 36 young ladies in white placing wreaths upon the coffin or car, one or the other.

  • Source

    Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-DIG-ppmsca-22520

  • 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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  • Cite this Item

    William Waud. "Reception of the Remains at Chicago". Harper's Weekly. Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed May 31, 2020.