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Oval Pin

  • Full Title

    Oval Pin with Lincoln Photograph

  • Description

    This ornate, oval pin would have been worn by mourners during the Lincoln funeral procession. While in Philadelphia, the President's body lay in state at Independence Hall and was open for public viewing on April 23, 1865. The funeral train departed from Philadelphia for New York City, en route to its final stop in Springfield, IL.

  • Source

    The Abraham Lincoln Foundation of The Union League of Philadelphia (Object ID: 1979.300.1)

  • 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 Abraham Lincoln Foundation.

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    Unknown. "Oval Pin with Lincoln Photograph". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed April 20, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/897