Abraham Lincoln The Nation Mourns Poem - President Lincoln's assassination produced an outpouring of grief. His death linked him with the hundreds of thousands of Union soldiers that had sacrificed their lives during the Civil War. His life and the causes he embodied -- the Union and Emancipation -- touched admirers and detractors alike. This broadside pays tribute to Lincoln through images and a poem expressing the nation's mourning. It is illustrated with memorial iconography to which a grieving soldier and Lincoln's portrait have been added. Published by Chas. Magnus, 12 Frankfort St. NY Height: 8.125 in. Width: 4.875 in.
Inventory Number: POL 015