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At Richmond, Indiana, a crowd of thousands await the three a.m. arrival of President Lincoln's train

Wayne County, Indiana, 1857
The first town in Indiana President Lincoln's funeral train reached was Richmond, population twelve thousand.  At 3:10 a.m. an estimated crowd of twelve to fifteen thousand were waiting as the locomotive rolled into the Richmond depot which was impressively decorated with flowers, a ceremonial arch, and other signs of mourning.  The train stopped for just a few moments and then slowly pulled away to continue its journey to the state capital of Indianapolis. (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),