The Federal high command continues prodding George B. McClellan to move his Army of the Potomac into Virginia, but McClellan keeps resisting.
Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Lincoln end their Chicago trip and head back home to Springfield.
Abraham Lincoln meets his vice president-elect for the first time as they discuss organizing the incoming administration in Chicago.
March 4, 1865 – Abraham Lincoln began a second term as U.S. president in Washington, D.C. Much had changed since Lincoln’s first inaugural just four
June 8, 1864 – Delegates re-nominated Abraham Lincoln for president as expected, but they opted to replace the current vice president with a Democrat supportive