Repose of Lincoln

1865 funeral train stops in Columbus
April 29, 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM

The Ohio Statehouse
1 Capitol Square
Columbus, OH 43215


The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board plans to commemorate the repose of President Abraham Lincoln in the Ohio Capitol Friday, April 29, 2022.


The day includes a replica of Lincoln’s coffin and a historic 36-star flag on display.  An honor guard will be posted from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. This will take place on the site where the slain President lay in repose in the Ohio Statehouse Rotunda on April 29, 1865.


April 29 is the annual date for the Civil War Encampment on the grounds of the Ohio Statehouse with cannon firings and demonstrations. 




Repose of Lincoln and Civil War Encampment

at the Ohio Statehouse

Friday, April 29, 2022

10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  


Repose of Lincoln

Inside the Ohio Statehouse Rotunda


  • Historic 1865 flag on display
  • Replica of Lincoln casket
  • Honor guard, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  


Civil War Encampment

outside on the Ohio Statehouse West Plaza


  • Cannon firings, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Artillery camp
  • Ladies’ Aid Society with displays, music and games
  • Medical tent.  


Contact for more information.