1865/04 - Lincoln's Last Public Speech

1865/04 - Lincoln's Last Public Speech

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Lincoln's Last Public Speech​



2021.pngTwo days after the surrender of Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia, an event that virtually brought the whole war to an end, a great crowd had gathered outside the White House, calling for President Lincoln.

Reporter Noah Brooks wrote, "Outside was a vast sea of faces, illuminated by the lights that burned in the festal array of the...
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