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Crowd Forms at Camden Station

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Ford's Theatre

Ford's Theatre
Washington, D.C., United States

Baltimore's Camden Station was the Lincoln funeral train's first stop. Four years earlier, great precautions were taken to ensure Lincoln's safety when he passed through as president-elect. On this day, 10,000 citizens filed by Lincoln's bier in less than two hours to honor the president.

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