Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)

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FIRST LADY:

Marry Todd Lincoln
Mary Todd Lincoln

VICE PRESIDENTS:

Hannibal Hamlin
Hannibal Hamlin
Andrew Johnson
Andrew Johnson

OVERVIEW:

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The Miller Center (UVA)
American Presidents (C-SPAN)
Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided (PBS)
History Channel
American National Biography

THE FIRST LADY:

National First Ladies’ Library
White House
White House Historical Association
First Ladies (C-SPAN)

RESOURCES/ PAPERS:

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Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
Papers of Abraham Lincoln
Lincoln Papers (Library of Congress)
Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln
The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln
Lincoln Log (Daily Chronology of Lincoln’s Life)
Public Papers (American Presidency Project)
Abraham Lincoln Association
Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association
Abraham Lincoln Online
Speech Archive (Miller Center)
Gettysburg Address Exhibit (Library of Congress)
Online Books (University of Pennsylvania)

1860 ELECTION:

Results
Library of Congress Resources
Overview (Harpweek)
Cartoons (Harpweek)
Biographies (Harpweek)
Overview (National Endowment for the Humanities)

John C. Breckinridge
John C. Breckinridge
John Bell
John Bell

 

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Stephen Douglass

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1864 ELECTION:

George McClellan
George McClellan

Results
Library of Congress Resources
Overview (Harpweek)
Cartoons (Harpweek)
Biographies (Harpweek)

 

 

 

 

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INAUGURATIONS:

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1861 Address (Reading Copy, Transcript)
1865 Address (Reading Copy, Transcript)
Library of Congress (1861, 1865)
Joint Congressional Committee (1861, 1865)

SUPREME COURT NOMINEES:

Salmon Chase (1864)
Stephen Field (1863)
David Davis (1862)
Samuel Miller (1862)
Noah Swayne (1862)

CABINET:

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Vice President:
Andrew Johnson (1865)
Hannibal Hamlin (1861–1865)

Secretary of the Interior:
James Harlan (1865)
John P. Usher (1863–1865)
Caleb B. Smith (1861–1863)

Attorney General:
James Speed (1864–1865)
Edward Bates (1861–1864)

Secretary of the Navy:
Gideon Welles (1861–1865)

Postmaster General:
William Dennison (1864–1865)
Montgomery Blair (1861–1864)

Secretary of State:
William H. Seward (1861–1865)

Secretary of the Treasury:
Hugh McCulloch (1865)
William P. Fessenden (1864–1865)
Salmon P. Chase (1861–1864)

Secretary of War:
Edwin M. Stanton (1862–1865)
Simon Cameron (1861–1862)

CONGRESS:

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Speaker of the House:
William Pennington (1860-1861)
Galusha A. Grow (1861-1863)
Schulyer Colfax (1863-1869)

ASSASSINATION: APRIL 14, 1865:

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The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln (PBS)
Library of Congress
The Contents of Lincoln’s Pockets (Library of Congress)
The Trial of the Lincoln Assassination Conspirators
New York Times

IMAGE GALLERY:

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George Peter Alexander Healy (American, 1813 - 1894 ), Abraham Lincoln, 1860, oil on canvas, Corcoran Collection (Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund) 2014.79.22

HISTORIC SITES:

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Lincoln Home National Historic Site
Lincoln Home Virtual Tour
Ford’s Theatre
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace
Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldier’s Home
Lincoln Memorial
Gettysburg

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