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Mourning Ribbon with Shield

  • Full Title

    Mourning Ribbon with Shield and Photographic Portrait of Lincoln

  • Description

    This mourning ribbon includes an embroidered shield along with a framed photograph of President Lincoln. The ribbon was worn by mourners who visited President Lincoln’s funeral in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Lincoln’s funeral procession began in Washington, DC, on April 20, 1865. The train carrying Lincoln’s body stopped in Baltimore, MD, and Harrisburg, PA, before arriving in Philadelphia on April 22. The body lay in state at Independence Hall and was open for public viewing on April 23. The funeral train departed from Philadelphia for New York City at 4:00 a.m. on April 24.

  • Source

    The Abraham Lincoln Foundation of The Union Leage of Philadelphia (Object ID: 2001.238.3)

  • Rights

    Use of this item for research, teaching and private study is permitted with proper citation and attribution, as “Courtesy of The Abraham Lincoln Foundation of The Union League of Philadelphia.” Reproduction of this item for publication, broadcast or commercial use requires written permission. For permission, please contact The>The Abraham Lincoln Foundation.

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    Unknown. "Mourning Ribbon with Shield and Photographic Portrait of Lincoln". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed April 25, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/893