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April 18, 2015

Abraham Lincoln Commemorative Ribbon – April 1865

Filed under: Civil War Daybook — Lori Williamson @ 9:00 am

Silk ribbon commemorating the death of President Abraham Lincoln. Center of ribbon features a black and white drawing of Lincoln, with the words “THE LATE / Lamented / President / Lincoln” written below. Written at the top are the dates of Lincoln’s death, as well as a quote.

Citation: April 18, 1865. Minnesota Historical Society collections [PUID 1985.142.4].

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