Ribbon from Nov. 16, 2015

"We Mourn a Father Slain"

  • Full Title

    "We Mourn a Father Slain" Mourning Ribbon

  • Description

    This mourning ribbon, owned by Union League member John C. Browne, was worn during President Lincoln's funeral procession in Philadelphia on April 22-23, 1865. The white silk ribbon includes a printed oval picture of Lincoln. Notice the incorrect birth year listed on the ribbon.

  • Transcription

    WE MOURN

    Abraham Lincoln,

    Born February 12, 1808 Died April 15, 1865

    A FATHER SLAIN.


  • Source

    The Abraham Lincoln Foundation of The Union League of Philadelphia (Object ID: 2008.22.3)

  • 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 Abraham Lincoln Foundation.

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    Unknown. ""We Mourn a Father Slain" Mourning Ribbon". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed October 19, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/911