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In Columbus, Ohio, thousands view President Lincoln's remains during a day at the State Capitol

State Capitol, Columbus, Ohio, 1861, artist's impression
04/29/1865
President Lincoln's funeral train left Cleveland around midnight and travelled through the early morning hours, passing crowds in every small Ohio town.  It arrived in Columbus at 7:30 a.m. and the coffin was taken with great ceremony to the State Capitol rotunda where it remained until the procession made its way back to the depot to resume the casket's long journey at 10 p.m., on towards Indianapolis, Indiana.  (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), 173-178.
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