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President Lincoln's remains arrive in New York City to lay in state at City Hall

President Lincoln laying in state, New York City Hall, April 24-25, 1865, artist's impression, zoomable image
04/24/1865
The ferry carrying Abraham Lincoln over the Hudson docked at the Debrosses Street ferry port in New York City at ten in the morning and was conveyed with great ceremony to City Hall where it was to lay in state till the following afternoon.  A thousand-person choir German-American choir performed a midnight requiem as huge numbers of people filed past the dias. An even more impressive procession carried the remains to the Hudson Railway depot on 30th Street the following afternoon when the funeral train left for Albany and the state capitol.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
John Carroll Power, Abraham Lincoln: His Life, Public Services, Death and Great Funeral Cortege ... (Chicago, IL: H.W. Rokker, 1889), 141-152.
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