Alonzo Chappel’s The Last Hours of Abraham Lincoln
After being fatally shot at Ford’s Theatre, the unconscious body of our 16th President was carefully carried across the street to the home of William Petersen. He was brought into the bedroo…
The funeral train—or cortege, as it was called—left Washington, D.C. on April 21, taking a circuitous route through 15 states and some 180 towns and cities, including New York, Cleveland, and Indianapolis. With the exception of the president’s car, which carried Lincoln’s body, the others changed frequently as the train moved from one railroad line to the other. The president’s car was built at the Military Railroad System shop in Alexandria, Virginia
Mary Todd Lincoln Cake
Mary Todd Lincoln Cake is an <a href="https://www.recipelion.com/Editors-Picks/25-Charming-Old-Fashioned-Recipes" target="_blank">old fashioned</a> cake recipe that will delight at your next luncheon or party. <a href="http://www.recipelion.com/Cake-Recipes" target="_blank">Easy cake recipes like this one</a> are elegant and classic because they use simple flavors, yet are completely delicious. This white cake recipe boasts vanilla and almond flavors and is made completely from scratch. This…
Arch at Twelfth St., Chicago, President Abraham Lincoln's hearse and young ladies (LOC)
Fassett, S. M. (Samuel Montague), photographer. Arch at Twelfth St., Chicago, President Abraham Lincoln's hearse and young ladies [Chicago, 1865] 1 photographic print : albumen ; 12 1/4 x 14 in. Notes: Photograph shows many women dressed in white accompanying President Lincoln's hearse as it passes beneath ornamental arch at 12th Street in Chicago, Illinois. Title from item. Subjects: Lincoln, Abraham--1809-1865--Death & burial. Funeral processions--Illinois--Chicago--1860-1870. Memorial…
Ford's Theatre, chair in which President Lincoln was sitting when shot
Ford's Theatre, chair in which President Lincoln was sitting when shot | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
[Derringer 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.C.
1 photograph : digital, TIFF file, color.