Abraham Lincoln becomes the 16th U.S. president and prepares to face the sectional crisis head-on.
President-elect Abraham Lincoln visits the U.S. Capitol and holds discussions with many top politicians regarding the secession crisis.
April 19, 1865 – Funeral services for Abraham Lincoln took place at the White House. After the doctors pronounced Lincoln dead on the 15th, bells
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
July 3, 1864 – The U.S. Congress passed a measure that aimed to supersede President Abraham Lincoln’s “Ten Percent Plan” for bringing Confederate states back