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The Lincoln funeral train

Scott D. Trostel

The Lincoln funeral train

the final journey and national funeral for Abraham Lincoln

by Scott D. Trostel

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Published by Cam-Tech Pub. in Fletcher, Ohio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Funeral journey to Springfield,
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Death and burial,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Death

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementScott D. Trostel.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE457.52 .T78 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3553037M
      ISBN 100925436216
      LC Control Number2002004465
      OCLC/WorldCa49494981

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