The Lincoln Memorial: A Record Of The Life, Assassination And Obsequies Of The Martyred President (1865)
John Gilmary Shea
Kessinger Publishing, 2008 - 292 pages
The Lincoln Memorial is a historical book written by John Gilmary Shea in 1865. The book provides a comprehensive account of the life, assassination, and funeral of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. Shea's writing details the events leading up to Lincoln's death, including his assassination at Ford's Theatre on April 14, 1865, and the subsequent manhunt for his killer, John Wilkes Booth. The book also covers the mourning period that followed Lincoln's death, including his funeral procession and burial at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Illinois. Shea's account is a valuable historical resource for those interested in the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln, as well as the political and social climate of the United States during the Civil War era.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.