Interesting facts about President Abraham Lincoln

Interesting facts about Abraham Lincoln the 16th President of the Unites States of America. Articles, cartoons and photographs of Abraham Lincoln.
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"The photo of Lincoln lying in an open coffin is the only one that exists. It was taken by photographer Jeremiah Gurney, Jr., on April 24, 1865, as the president’s body lay in state in City Hall in New York. It was immediately confiscated by Secretary of War Edwin Stanton (1814-1869) and was hidden away for 87 years until it was discovered in the Illinois State Historical Library in 1952, by then 15-year-old Ronald Rietveld, who was researching the papers of Lincoln’s personal secretaries."

The photo of Lincoln lying in an open coffin is the only one that exists. It was taken by photographer Jeremiah Gurney, Jr., on April as the president’s body lay in state in City Hall in New York. It was immediately confiscated by Secretary.

President Lincoln's Secret Service

President Lincoln’s Secret Service Above we show a moving photo of Antietam, Maryland (vicinity). Major Allan Pinkerton, Secret Service Department and friends. It was made in 1862 by Gardner, Alexander,

Abraham Lincoln's Last Day creepy that you can see what looks to me like John Wilkes Booth back there!

Depiction of The assassination of Abraham Lincoln. From left to right: Henry Rathbone, Clara Harris, Mary Todd Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln, and Booth.

Civil War General and President Ulysses S. Grant in Color... Original Photo in B.

Civil War General and President Ulysses S. Grant in Color. Original Photo in B. American Civil War - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

The gun that John Wilkes Booth used to kill Abraham Lincoln in 1865.

The gun that John Wilkes Booth used to kill Abraham Lincoln in 1865.

The gun that John Wilkes Booth used to kill Abraham Lincoln in gun John Wilkes Booth used to assassinate Abraham Lincoln.] Artifact in the museum collection, National Park Service, Ford's Theatre National Historic Site, Washington, D.

Lincoln’s son, Robert Todd Lincoln, considered this piece to be the most lifelike portrait of his father in sculpture.

*ABRAHAM LINCOLN ~ Lincoln’s son, Robert Todd Lincoln, considered this piece to be the most lifelike portrait of his father in sculpture.

Abraham Lincoln’s catafalque, a temporary structure built to support his coffin during the three days he lay in state in the U. S. Capitol Rotunda in April 1865. Although the original photographer is unknown, we do know that D.C. Burnite of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, created this small size photographic print called a carte-de-visite. Many people collected mementos like this to help them visualize the events of President Lincoln’s funeral and as a way of expressing the national grief.

Abraham Lincoln’s catafalque, a temporary structure built to support his coffin during the three days he lay in state in the U. Capitol Rotunda in April

Visitors to the Gettysburg National Military Park often pose with this statue of Abraham Lincoln that sits outside the Visitor Center and Museum in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. (Diane Stoneback/Allentown Morning Call/MCT)

Visitors to the Gettysburg National Military Park often pose with this statue of Abraham Lincoln that sits outside the Visitor Center and Museum in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

Abraham Lincoln - post mortem

The Life of Abraham Lincoln

History Timeline: After Lincoln, Before Coolidge Second article connecting the dots on a presidential timeline. The first dot was the election of the country's first POTUS, This next dot is Lincoln's assassination,

Fido - Abraham Lincoln's Dog, the first president's dog to be photographed, was also murdered like his master. A year after Lincoln's death, Fido went to lick the face of a drunk passed out. The drunk woke and seeing a dog, not knowing he was friendly to all, stabbed him to death!

President Abraham Lincoln's dog Fido professionally photographed by F. Ingmire, Springfield, IL, Lincoln was devoted to his dog.

Abraham Lincoln’s suit and hat.

Abraham Lincoln’s Coat and Hat. Image: “Abraham Lincoln’s suit and hat,” New York Public Library’s “Pageant of America” Photograph Archive.

Abraham Lincoln Quotes | Abraham Lincoln quotes about religion

Abraham Lincoln Quote on Good , Bad and Religion When I do good , I feel good . when I do bad , I feel bad. That's my religion - Abraham Lincoln

Harper's Weekly sketch from May 25, 1865 capturing President Lincoln's burial service at Oak Ridge, Springfield, Illinois.

Harper's Weekly sketch showing President Lincoln's burial service at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois

One of Mr. Lincoln's greatest speeches was given on February 27, 1860 at the Cooper Institute in New York. Lincoln, who had yet to announce his intentions to run for president drew a crowd of over 1,500 people.

Cooper Union photograph of Abraham Lincoln, taken by Mathew Brady. This photograph displayed Lincoln as a dignified statesman, strongly aiding in raising support for his campaign.

A Collection of Abraham Lincoln Quotes (Including Sources)

“It is said an Eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent him a sentence to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him the words: ‘And this, too, shall pass away’.

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