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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Following his death by assassination, the body of Abraham Lincoln was brought from Washington, D.C. to its final resting place in Lincolns hometown of Springfield, Illinois, by funeral train, accompanied by dignitaries. Lincolns eldest son Robert Todd rode the train to Baltimore and then disembarked and returned to the White House. On the afternoon of May 1, 1865, Robert took a train to Springfield and his fathers funeral.