Abraham Lincoln and his son Willie were laid to rest at Oak Ridge Cemetery in their hometown of Springfield, Illinois.
April 19, 1865 – Funeral services for Abraham Lincoln took place at the White House. After the doctors pronounced Lincoln dead on the 15th, bells
February 20, 1862 – President and Mrs. Lincoln’s 12-year-old son died of what doctors called “bilious,” or typhoid, fever. William Wallace “Willie” Lincoln had been
February 5, 1862 – First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln held a grand ball for 500 guests at the White House, despite the continuing war. Mrs.