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President Lincoln's remains spend the day in Buffalo, New York before heading for Cleveland, Ohio

Pennsylvania Rail Road Locomotive Number 146, circa 1860
04/27/1865
Abraham Lincoln's funeral train made a lengthy journey from Albany to Buffalo, New York, arriving at 7 a.m.. The coffin was removed to the St. James Hall in the town and remained there for viewing until eight o'clock in the evening.  Former President Millard Fillmore was among the estimated forty thousand paying their respects. The remains resumed their journey westward at ten p.m. bound for Cleveland, Ohio.  (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), 164-165.
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