Lincoln's Funeral Train: The Epic Journey from Washington to Springfield

Lincoln's Funeral Train: The Epic Journey from Washington to Springfield

by Robert M. Reed

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764345944
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date: 10/28/2014
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,267,427
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Robert Reed is a veteran author of a wide range of books, from American presidents to Colonial law in the early United States. For more than 30 years he has lived along the actual route of the historic Lincoln Funeral Train.

Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Acknowledgments 8

Introduction 10

Journey Begins (Washington, D.C.) 12

Northward (Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey) 32

Westward (New York) 49

Heartland (Ohio, Indiana) 72

Homeland (Illinois) 101

Journey's End (Springfield, Illinois) 115

Goodbye (Lincoln's Funeral Car) 128

Appendix 1 (Miles) 131

Appendix 2 (Legislative) 133

Appendix 3 (Harper's Weekly) 137

Bibliography 139

Sources Cited 143

Index 151

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