|Dr. Bunnell's Embalming Practice outside Fredericksburg, VA. "Free from Odor," he advertises.|
|Dr. Richard Harlan (1796-1843)|
|General "Stonewall" Jackson|
|Lincoln's Coffin Displayed in Chicago|
|Lincoln's Funeral Procession Down Pennsylvania Avenue|
Faust, Drew Gilpin. This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.
Habenstein, Robert W. and Lamb, William M. The History of American Funeral Directing. National Funeral Directors Association, 1981.
Laderman, Gary. The Sacred Remains: American Attitudes Toward Death, 1799-1883. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999.
Mitford, Jessica. The American Way of Death. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1963.
Walker, Juliet E.K. The History of Black Business in America: Capitalism, Race, Entrepreneurship. The University of North Carolina Press, 2009.
Please also see Dr. Harlan's translation of J.N. Gannal's book and The American Cyclopaedia from 1875 has an entry on embalming.