Events

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Personal 04/22/1865 Abraham Lincoln's funeral train leaves Harrisburg and rolls across the Pennsylvania countryside to Philadelphia
Personal 04/24/1865 Abraham Lincoln's funeral train leaves Philadelphia before dawn and moves across New Jersey
Personal 04/24/1865 President Lincoln's remains arrive in New York City to lay in state at City Hall
Personal 04/25/1865 President Lincoln's remains depart New York City after a massive procession across the city
Personal 04/26/1865—04/27/1865 President Lincoln's funeral train makes its way across upstate New York to Buffalo
Personal 04/27/1865 President Lincoln's remains spend the day in Buffalo, New York before heading for Cleveland, Ohio
Personal 04/28/1865 President Lincoln's remains spend the day in Cleveland, Ohio, on their journey west
Personal 04/29/1865 In Columbus, Ohio, thousands view President Lincoln's remains during a day at the State Capitol
Personal 04/30/1865 At Richmond, Indiana, a crowd of thousands await the three a.m. arrival of President Lincoln's train
Personal 04/30/1865 President Lincoln's casket lays in state at the State Capitol in Indianapolis, Indiana
Personal 05/01/1865 Reaching his home state, President Lincoln's remains arrive in Chicago to a remarkable reception
Personal 05/02/1865 President Lincoln's remains reboard his funeral train for the last time in Chicago bound for Springfield, Illinois and home
Personal 05/03/1865 Abraham Lincoln returns to Springfield, Illinois where his remains lay in state in the State House
Personal 05/04/1865 In Springfield, Illinois, President Lincoln is laid to rest at the Oak Ridge Cemetery
Religion/Philosophy 04/15/1846 Mormon migration from Nauvoo, Illinois to Council Bluffs, Iowa
Religion/Philosophy 02/01/1860 Rabbi gives opening prayer in the House of Representatives for the first time
Religion/Philosophy 04/21/1847 First Bohemian-American church in the country opens in St. Louis
Religion/Philosophy 05/03/1851 Scandinavian Methodist Episcopal Church incorporated in Wisconsin
Religion/Philosophy 05/21/1846 Trinity Church is dedicated in New York City
Religion/Philosophy 05/21/1863 The Seventh Day Adventist Church formally organizes