Newspaper from Apr. 24, 1865

Great mass meeting in Savannah

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    Great mass meeting in Savannah

  • Description

    This clipping describes a memorial service held for President Lincoln in Savannah, Georgia. The headline suggests this was the largest meeting ever held in the city with between 4,000-5,000 participants. The stage and decor in Johnson Square is described in detail, as well as the program which included addresses, resolutions, and music. Full text of remarks by General Littlefield, General Washburn, A.W. Stone, and Col. Stewart L. Woodford are included. With the exception of General Washburn, A.W. Stone, and Col. Woodford's remarks this article is a reprint from the day before (1865-04-23).

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    Georgia Historical Society newspaper collection

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    Savannah Republican. "Great mass meeting in Savannah".

    Savannah Republican

    . Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed July 4, 2022.