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President Lincoln's remains reboard his funeral train for the last time in Chicago bound for Springfield, Illinois and home

President Lincoln's Funeral Procession in Chicago, Illinois, May 1, 1865, artist's impression, further detail
After twenty-eight straight hours on view in the Court House at Chicago, President Lincoln's coffin was closed and borne back to its funeral train at the Chicago, Alton, and St. Louis Depot in a massive torchlit parade at nine in the evening. Before midnight, the train was on the move again through a rain-soaked Illinois, this time on its final leg to the state capital. It reached Springfield at nine the next morning. (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), 198-199.