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Title
Cleveland, Columbus & Cincinnati R.R. : special time schedule for the train conveying the remains of Abraham Lincoln, late President of the U.S., and escort, from Washington, D.C., to Springfield, Ill
Alternative Title
Cleveland to Columbus, Saturday, April 29th, 1865.
Creator
Sanford & Hayward, printer
Date Created and/or Issued
1865
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
United States Civil War
Rights Information
For information on using Huntington Library materials, please see Reproductions of Huntington Library Holdings: https://www.huntington.org/library-rights-permissions
Description
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.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 keepsake: silk; 28 cm x 18 cm (11 in. x 6 3/4 in.)
Identifier
441054:04
7502
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16003coll6/id/4950
Language
English
Subject
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
Source
United States Civil War, Huntington Digital Library
Relation
Abraham Lincoln, April 1865 : [scrapbook of funeral and mourning memorabilia]
Provenance
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. C. David Herlihy, February 1975.

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