The Lincolns hold their final reception in their Springfield home as they prepare for their move to Washington.
April 19, 1865 – Funeral services for Abraham Lincoln took place at the White House. After the doctors pronounced Lincoln dead on the 15th, bells
April 14, 1865 – As President Abraham Lincoln was shot, both Vice President Andrew Johnson and Secretary of State William H. Seward were targeted for
April 14, 1865 – President Abraham Lincoln was shot in the head while attending a play at Ford’s Theatre in Washington. The president and First
April 14, 1865 – President Abraham Lincoln held a cabinet meeting and tended to administrative issues before ending the day with a trip to Ford’s
March 26, 1865 – An ugly incident occurred at a military review as President Abraham Lincoln continued his visit with the Federal armies besieging Richmond