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Reverend Henry Brown with Abraham Lincoln's Horse, Old Bob, on Lincoln's Funeral Day, Springfield, Illinois, 1865

Ingmire, F. W., 1822-18761865

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Reverend Henry (Harry) Brown holds the lead of Old Bob, the Abraham Lincoln family horse. They are posed in front of the mourning-draped family home in Springfield, Illinois the day of Lincoln's funeral, May 4, 1865. Led by Reverend Brown, Old Bob played a prominent role that day by walking behind the President's coffin during the funeral procession through Springfield to Oak Ridge cemetery.

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