President Abraham Lincoln, who was shot on April 14th, 1865 by John Wilkes Booth in Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C., just five days after the surrender of the Civil War's Confederate leader, General Lee. He died the following morning

President Abraham Lincoln, who was shot on April 14th, 1865 by John Wilkes Booth in Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C., just five days after the surrender of the Civil War's Confederate leader, General Lee. He died the following morning

Abraham Lincoln (16th President), was the first president to bring a cat into the White House. When Abe Lincoln assumed office, his son, Tad, asked to bring his cat - named Tabby, on the trip from Illinois to the nation's capital, Lincoln was compelled to agree.

Abraham Lincoln (16th President), was the first president to bring a cat into the White House. When Abe Lincoln assumed office, his son, Tad, asked to bring his cat - named Tabby, on the trip from Illinois to the nation's capital, Lincoln was compelled to agree.

Extremely rare CDV of Abraham Lincoln's dog, Fido. c. 1865. This dog was given away by the Lincoln's before they moved into the White House.

Extremely rare CDV of Abraham Lincoln's dog, Fido. c. 1865. This dog was given away by the Lincoln's before they moved into the White House.

Room where Abraham Lincoln died 04 - Peterson House - Washington DC - 2012-05-20 by dctim1, via Flickr

Room where Abraham Lincoln died 04 - Peterson House - Washington DC - 2012-05-20 by dctim1, via Flickr

Wedding day photograph of Abraham and Mary Lincoln,  November 4, 1842 in Springfield, Illinois.

Wedding day photograph of Abraham and Mary Lincoln, November 4, 1842 in Springfield, Illinois.

Abraham Lincoln Home, Springfield, Illinois    Photographer: Matt Turner    This is from a photo contest for National Historic Landmarks.   The McDowell House is also a National Historic Landmark.

Abraham Lincoln Home, Springfield, Illinois Photographer: Matt Turner This is from a photo contest for National Historic Landmarks. The McDowell House is also a National Historic Landmark.

One of the few photographs  of Lincoln inside the White House was taken in this room by Matthew Brady in 1864.  It was not until after the renovation of the White House undertaken during the Truman administration that this room became so exclusively associated with Lincoln.

One of the few photographs of Lincoln inside the White House was taken in this room by Matthew Brady in 1864. It was not until after the renovation of the White House undertaken during the Truman administration that this room became so exclusively associated with Lincoln.

President's Day Presidential Puppet and Abraham Lincoln Unit Study - Log Cabin snacks, activities, and more!

“I Am Abraham Lincoln” Unit Study – DAY 2 Presidential Puppet, Log Cabin, & More

President's Day Presidential Puppet and Abraham Lincoln Unit Study - Log Cabin snacks, activities, and more!

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