Newspaper from Apr. 21, 1865

Funeral Obsequies of President Lincoln

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    Funeral Obsequies of President Lincoln

  • Description

    This article was published in the Union Vedette, a newspaper published by United States soldiers stationed at Camp Douglas in Salt Lake City, Utah. It discusses a meeting in which the Utah territory's federal, civil, and military officials adopted multiple resolutions related to the Lincoln assassination and planned for the city's memorial service. It expresses grief over Lincoln's death and extols his "integrity and ability as a magistrate," while endorsing Andrew Johnson as the new president.

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    Utah Digital Newspapers Contributed by McKayla Herron, M.A. Student in Public History, West Virginia University

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    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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    Union Vedette. "Funeral Obsequies of President Lincoln". Union Vedette. Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed April 9, 2020. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/1211