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Framed funeral wreath and Pallbearer's badge

  • Full Title

    Framed funeral wreath and Pallbearer's badge

  • Description

    The funeral wreath was taken from Abraham Lincoln's coffin and the pallbearer's badge was worn by Henry S. Lane. The handwritten card inside the frame reads, "WREATH FROM THE/ COFFIN OF ABRAHAM/ LINCOLN WITH THE/ BADGE WORN AT HIS/ FUNERAL BY SENATOR/ LANE AND OTHER/ MEMBERS OF THE/ CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE/ April 1865."

  • Source

    Montgomery County Historical Society

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    unknown. "Framed funeral wreath and Pallbearer's badge". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed July 3, 2022.