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    Cloth from Abraham Lincoln's Funeral Car preserved in a 3" diameter glass paperweight. A 1.5" x 1" piece of cloth with the handwritten caption above "From President Lincoln's Funeral Car Monday April 24 1865. Philadelphia". Lincoln's funeral train left Washington on April 21 and arrived in his hometown of Springfield, Illinois on May 3. Throughout the long 1,654 mile route, people lined the tracks and visited the various stops in droves, paying their last respects to their fallen leader. Excellent condition and a unique item.

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    February, 2007
    26th-27th Monday-Tuesday
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