April 10th Newspaper Clipping

Another of the historical events I wish I could have seen was the celebration in Washington in the days after the surrender. Grand illuminations and joy in the streets after four crescendoing years of hard war. What a shame it was all unravelled – on the day and for a century to come – by the assassins on April 14th.

April 10 1865

Wonder how many businesses today would do this? – Imgur.

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