Newspaper from Apr. 18, 1865

"Immense Meeting on Sunday -- A Sabbath Well Spent -- 6,000 People Present"

  • Full Title

    "Immense Meeting on Sunday -- A Sabbath Well Spent -- 6,000 People Present"

  • Description

    Pantagraph story about how the news arrived, and the indignation meeting on the courthouse square.

  • Transcription

    "We have been told that when our dispatch reached Bloomington the news could not at first be believed. More confirmations soon arrived and the dreadful truth was accepted by all. Almost simultaneously houses and stores were draped in heavy mourning, and the entire community was overwhelmed in grief"

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    The Pantagraph. ""Immense Meeting on Sunday -- A Sabbath Well Spent -- 6,000 People Present"". The Pantagraph. Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed July 20, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/713