Ribbon from Apr. 17, 2015

Mourning Badge

  • Full Title

    Mourning Badge made by Thomas Stevens

  • Description

    Ribbon made by Thomas Stevens of Coventry, England. The text says, "Assassinated at Washington 14 April 1865" and then includes the following quote,"I have said nothing but what I am willing to live by. And if it be the pleasure of almighty god to die by. A. Lincoln."

  • Source

    Library of Congress, Rare Book And Special Collections Division, Portfolio 9, no. 8

  • 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

    Thomas Stevens. "Mourning Badge made by Thomas Stevens". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed August 20, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/725