Physical Object from May. 1, 1865

Funeral car item

  • Full Title

    Piece of President Lincoln's Funeral Car

  • Description

    Painted metallic plate allegedly from the railroad car that carried President Lincoln's body back to Illinois. Floral composition in a classic urn against a black background. Label cites item piece of funeral car.

  • Source

    Springer Collection, Oakland University Special Collections

  • Rights

    This item 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

    anonymous. "Piece of President Lincoln's Funeral Car". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed July 19, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/789