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  • Full Title

    Black, Red, White, and Blue Mourning Ribbon

  • Description

    This ribbon pin was probably worn by mourners during Lincoln's funeral procession. 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 League of Philadelphia (Object ID: 1988.135.1)

  • 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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  • Cite this Item

    Unknown. "Black, Red, White, and Blue Mourning Ribbon". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed October 22, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/899