155 years ago today - Apr 19, 1865

[Wilford Woodruff]
19 {AL} This is the day Set apart by the Nation for the funeral Seremonies of Abram Lincoln in all the States & Territories. A Large Assembly met at the Tabernacle at 12 oclock of all Classes Civil & Military Jew & Gentile. Elder F. D. Richards made the opening prayer. Elder A Lyman Delivered an address of about 30 minutes. Then Rev Norman M.C. Leod delivered an Eulogy upon President Abram Lincoln. W. Woodruff delivered the benediction at the Close I called at Presidets Youngs office.

[Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]

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