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In Springfield, Illinois, President Lincoln is laid to rest at the Oak Ridge Cemetery

President Lincoln's Interment, Oak Ridge, Springfield, Illinois, May 4, 1865, artist's impression, detail
05/04/1865
In Springfield, Illinois, at ten o'clock in the morning, President Lincoln's coffin was closed for the final time and transported in a solemn procession from the Illinois State House to the Oak Ridge Cemetery, one and a half miles away.  Following his hearse was his old horse from his circuit riding days, "Old Robin," then more than sixteen years old. At the cemetery, Abraham Lincoln was laid to rest after a twelve day, 1662 mile journey home.  (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), 210-214.
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