Abraham Lincoln didn't grow a beard until after his 1860 election as president. This photo is part of the Indiana State Museum exhibit, "The Lincolns: Five Generations of an American Family." It opens Feb. 9, 2013. From the Indy Star
Details about Abraham Lincoln 1860 Campaign Ribbon. ORIGINAL political ribbon
Robert Todd Lincoln, the president's oldest son, was at Lincoln's side when he passed away in 1865. Years later, as Secretary of War, Todd Lincoln was present and ready to meet President James A Garfield, when Garfield was assassinated. And, when Todd Lincoln entered the Pan-American Exposition Hall in Buffalo, NY, President William McKinley was assassinated by an anarchist.