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Lincoln's Funeral Photographed? / Nick Ehrhardt

Lincoln's Funeral Photographed?

A man in Maryland may have just identified a previously unknown series of photographs of President Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession in 1865. The image was taken by famed Civil War photographer Mathew Brady and acquired by the National Archives in Washington. The photograph cannot be definitively identified to the satisfaction of historians at the Archives, but Paul Taylor of Columbia, Md., makes a persuasive argument for why this photo must be from Lincoln's funeral. Read more about the photo's history and the controversy surrounding it at the Baltimore Sun's website.