President-elect Abraham Lincoln is given evidence of a potential assassination plot against him, and he makes a fateful decision regarding the rest of his trip to Washington.
President-elect Abraham Lincoln receives a lukewarm reception in New York City before continuing on to New Jersey and Philadelphia.
President-elect Abraham Lincoln travels through New York and receives the first warning that his trip to Washington may be more dangerous than expected.
President-elect Abraham Lincoln travels through Ohio and curiously refuses to acknowledge that a sectional crisis is taking place.
Abraham Lincoln bids farewell to the people of Springfield as he and his family begin their trip to Washington.
The Lincolns hold their final reception in their Springfield home as they prepare for their move to Washington.