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April 29, 2024
2024-04-29 Repose Of Lincoln
2024-04-29 Repose of Lincoln
The 2024 Civil War Encampment at the Ohio Statehouse and the Repose of Lincoln was a great success. Inside the Rotunda, a replica coffin was on display where Lincoln lay in repose on April 29, 1865. A 36-star flag from 1865 was on exhibit in the Ohio Statehouse courtesy of the Van Tilburg family and the Ohio History Connection.
Outside, a Civil War Encampment provided living history for visitors.
General Sherman appeared thanks to the James A. Garfield Civil War Round Table.
Thanks to Co. B, 30th OVI infantry and medical,
Muisc by Steve Ball, and
1st Ohio Light Artillery, Battery A.