Abraham Lincoln Funeral Train at Chicago City Hall
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Funeral rites and ceremonies
Funeral journey of Abraham Lincoln to Springfield
The Chicago City Hall building serves as a location for mourners to view President Abraham Lincoln's body when the funeral train stopped in the city on May 1-2, 1865. Crowds formed large lines in and around the black bunting-covered building with as many as 7,000 mourners paying their respects each hour.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.
Vertical File Stereograph Collection
9 x 18 cm
“Abraham Lincoln Funeral Train at Chicago City Hall,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed May 23, 2019, http://chroniclingillinois.org/items/show/26495.