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"The President's Death"

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

This article from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle relates the reaction of Brooklyn residents to the death of President Lincoln on April 15, 1865. Brooklyn residents grieved over the President's death, while also celebrating the end of the war.

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Citation - Document 82
Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online
April 20, 1865
Brooklyn Public Library – Brooklyn Collection

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