A white silk keepsake giving the timetable of President Abraham Lincoln's funeral train from Cleveland to Columbus on the Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati Railroad. There is an illustration at the top of the page of a woman weeping alongside Lincoln's coffin, with a crying soldier in the upper left corner and a crying sailor in the upper right corner. Cleveland to Columbus, Saturday, April 29th, 1865 -- leaving Cleveland at 12 Midnight and showing minute-by-minute progress through 22 cities before arriving at 7:30 AM in Columbus. There is a note at the bottom signed by E.S. Flint, the railroad superintendent, warning that the funeral train will have right of way over all other trains, and will be preceded by a pilot locomotive by ten minutes.
1 keepsake: silk; 28 cm x 18 cm (11 in. x 6 3/4 in.)
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Death and burial Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Funeral journey to Springfield Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati Railroad Company--Timetables United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States Civil War, Huntington Digital Library