Document from Apr. 29, 1865

Veterans of the National Guard Circular

  • Full Title

    Circular from Veterans of the National Guard (New York City)

  • Description

    An April 29th, 1865 circular regarding the death of Abraham Lincoln by the National Guard. The National Guard pledges support to the Union and evokes the image of Abraham Lincoln as a martyr to human liberty who fought to uphold the government. Praises Andrew Johnson as the next Executive of State for his attributes of patriotism and loyalty to the Union.

  • Source

    Ms 101035

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    Head quarters of the 7th Regiment Armory, National Guard (New York). "Circular from Veterans of the National Guard (New York City)". Francis & Loutrel (45 Mainden Lane, N.Y.). Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed June 24, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/867