Mourning Lincoln / Martha Hodes.

The news of Abraham Lincoln's assassination on April 15, 1865, just days after Confederate surrender, astounded the war-weary nation. Massive crowds turned out for services and ceremonies. Countless expressions of grief and dismay were printed in newspapers and preached in sermons. Public respo...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hodes, Martha.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2015]
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Victory and Defeat
  • Interlude: Rumors
  • 2. Shock
  • Interlude: Men Weeping
  • 3. Glee
  • Interlude: Public Condolences
  • 4. God
  • Interlude: Love
  • 5. Blame
  • Interlude: Best Friend
  • 6. Funeral
  • Interlude: Springtime
  • 7. Everyday Life
  • Interlude: Young Folk
  • 8. Everyday Loss
  • Interlude: Mary Lincoln
  • 9. Nation
  • Interlude: Relics
  • 10. Justice
  • Interlude: Peace
  • Summer 1865 and Beyond
  • Note on Method.