Lincoln’s Death, New Nation: April 1865 to 1877

Lincoln’s Posthumous Fame

What were some of the later comments, those made in the months that followed?

There were a vast number of comments, about ninety-nine percent of which were complimentary, if not laudatory, to Lincoln. But the most poignant words, almost certainly, came from the pen of Walt Whitman:


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