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Abraham Lincoln mourning badge

Abraham Lincoln mourning badge

After the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in April 1865, many Americans wore articles of mourning, including badges such as this one owned by the LeDuc family. Badges often included an image of Lincoln, surrounded by black ribbon, rosettes, or patriotic symbols like stars or eagles.

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1865
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Location: 
Hastings
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