Physical Object from May. 1, 1865

Mourning Pin with Lincoln's Portrait

  • Full Title

    Mourning Pin with Lincoln's Portrait

  • Description

    President Andrew Johnson declared June 1, 1865, to be a “national day of fasting and prayer.” People all over the country collected souvenir memorabilia, like this mourning pin, as a way to take part in the observances.

  • Source

    Ford's Theatre National Historic Site, FOTH 3365

  • 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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    unknown. "Mourning Pin with Lincoln's Portrait". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed March 24, 2019.