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    Lincoln coffin handle - Abraham Lincoln Assassination Museum - Peterson House - 2012-05-20

    Eerie exhibit @ Henry Ford Museum in Detroit--chair that Abraham LIncoln was assassinated in.

    He was 14 yrs. 6mos. and 5 days old --- and the youngest person executed in the United States in the 20th Century

    "The suit and hat worn by Lincoln on the night of his assassination. Photograph made by the Smithsonian, circa 1890."

    Lincoln Assassination Eyewitness (Feb 9, 1956) LAST WITNESS OF THE LINCOLN ASSASSINATION, 1865

    Abraham Lincoln after death

    ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S FUNERAL included a wake for the late president held on Cleveland's Public Square on 28 Apr. 1865. Lincoln had been assassinated in Washington, DC, on 14 Apr. Cleveland was one stop in a 1,700-mile rail journey to Springfield, IL, where Lincoln was buried on 4 May. The funeral train arrived in Cleveland at UNION DEPOT from Buffalo, NY, at 6:50 A.M. from Karen S

    Very rare...Only known drawing of Lincoln in state...drawn by artist Pierre Morand in New York during Lincoln's funeral. It was said that Morand was let in during the night to draw it because Edwin Stanton wouldn't allow photos or drawings. This drawing is owned by the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop and I do not claim any copyright to it.

    *ABRAHAM LINCOLN~Portrait: the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln successfully led his country through its greatest constitutional, military, and moral crisis – the American Civil War – preserving the Union while ending slavery, and promoting economic and financial modernization."

    "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 persona...

    President Lincoln was named for his grandfather, Abraham Lincoln. This grandfather was killed in an Indian attack while he and the president's father, Thomas, were working a crop. The Indian brave tried to kidnap Thomas. One of the president's uncles killed the Indian and saved Thomas. All this happen in the late 1700s in Jefferson County, Kentucky (just east of Middletown). This marker is in the area of the Lincoln homestead. Abraham's paternal grandparents were brought to KY by Daniel Boone.

    Abraham Lincoln Clothing

    Lincoln assassination artifacts | Carriage that the Lincoln’s took to Ford’s Theatre on the night of ...

    History ~ Abraham Lincoln's Springfield home draped in mourning (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library)

    Abraham Lincoln was one brave president..

    Robert Todd Lincoln (August 1, 1843 – July 26, 1926) was an American lawyer and Secretary of War, and the first son of President Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln. Born in Springfield, Illinois, United States, he was one of two of Lincoln's four sons to live to adulthood. He & his father lacked the strong bond his father had with brothers Willie and Tad, but Robert deeply admired his father and wept openly at his deathbed.

    Gloves worn by Lincoln on the night of his assassination at Ford Theatre.

    People gathered around crate containing the coffin of President Abraham Lincoln on September 26, 1901. After attempts were made to steal Lincoln's corpse, Robert Todd Lincoln decided that it was necessary to build a permanent crypt for his father. Lincoln's coffin would be encased in concrete several feet thick, surrounded by a cage, and buried beneath a rock slab.

    Lincoln Knee High Socks | The Sock Drawer

    The nnly known picture of Lincoln at Gettysburg while giving his Gettysburg Address.