Newspaper from Apr. 28, 1865

Illinois Daily State Journal, April 28, 1865

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    Illinois Daily State Journal, April 28, 1865

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    Interior page report in the Illinois Daily State Journal providing details on President Lincoln's funeral procession and his upcoming burial in Springfield, Illinois. The paper also reports extensively on the death of John Wilkes Booth and the capture of David E. Herold, including an official dispatch from Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton to Major General John A. Dix. Known as "mourning rules," the wide vertical lines between the newspaper columns represent grief over the loss of an important person.

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    Baker & Phillips. "Illinois Daily State Journal, April 28, 1865". Baker & Phillips. Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed August 12, 2022.