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President Lincoln's remains spend the day in Cleveland, Ohio, on their journey west

Cleveland, Ohio, 1861, artist's impression
04/28/1865
President Lincoln's funeral train rolled through the night across New York to Pennsylvania and then into Ohio, arriving at Cleveland at 7 a.m.  The coffin was carried in procession to a specially built structure in a public park.  Despite intermittent rain, around 50,000 people viewed the slain president before the coffin was closed and taken back to the depot to resume its journey at midnight, towards Columbus.  (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), 170-172.
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