We dug up this powerful image of Abraham Lincoln‘s funeral procession heading down Pennsylvania Avenue on April 19th, 1865. Click on it for better details.

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Washington, D.C. President Lincoln's funeral procession on Pennsylvania Avenue (April 19th, 1865)
Washington, D.C. President Lincoln’s funeral procession on Pennsylvania Avenue (April 19th, 1865)

Source: Library of Congress

Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.