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The body of slain President Lincoln is laying in state in the United States Capitol rotunda

President Lincoln's White House Funeral Service, Washington, D.C., April 19, 1865, artist's impression, detail
04/20/1865
Following the White House funeral service of the previous day, President Lincoln's remains were conveyed in a hearse drawn by six white horses to the Capitol rotunda where the coffin remained in state until Friday morning and thousands of citizens filed past.  Then, the body was conveyed to the railroad depot for its long ride 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), 113-115.
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