Lincolns’s Funeral Train The Lincoln funeral and the nearly 1,700 mile epic journey of the funeral train from Washington to Springfield was the biggest single event to happen in the lives of American citizens at the time. The author Robert M. Reed draws from reports, documents, and contemporary narratives to finally fully present the event. Long forgotten vintage photographs and dozens of Lincoln-handled documents are included, adding further authentic flavor to this enthrallingly detailed, true-story of the historic Lincoln Funeral Train. Hardbound. 160 pages.